Yoga

Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training Offered in Sterling

“If you want to learn something, read about it. If you want to understand something, write about it. If you want to master something, teach it!”  noted Yogi Bhajan. He traveled tirelessly for decades, teaching Kundalini Yoga and meditation to students all over the world. Always delivering the message that when these sacred teachings are offered, we serve humanity. This ... Read More »

Serving Community through Integrative Health, Yoga and Mindfulness

Spotlight on LaShone Wilson and One Breath at a Time LaShone Wilson is an integrative health and wellness coach and the executive director of One Breath at a Time, Mindful Living and Wellness Services, based in Washington, D.C. One Breath at a Time is a rapidly growing company with the mission to empower others through health and wellness coaching, mind-body ... Read More »

Lovelight Yoga + Arts Festival

by Dan Martinsen There will be three days of peace and music taking place August 18 through 20, almost 48 years to the exact weekend of the original Woodstock Music & Art Fair in 1969. There will be yoga and meditation—maybe even a sighting of “Mud People,” depending on the weather. Just don’t expect any announcements warning about “brown acid” ... Read More »

National Kids Yoga Conference Returns to the Area

The National Kids Yoga Conference is the leading professional environment for adults to learn the art of bringing mindfulness, yoga and social emotional learning to the youth in our communities. Join kids yoga leaders, researchers, educators, parents, mental health professionals, and emerging voices in these fields for a unique professional learning opportunity. The event takes place from October 13 to ... Read More »

Local Instructor Earns Prestigious Therapeutic Yoga Certification

This past April, Leanne Cusumano Roque, certified Iyengar yoga teacher, achieved the International Association of Yoga Therapist designation of Certified Yoga Therapist. The certification is currently awarded to only about 1000 teachers in the United States. It is recognized internationally in over 80 countries. “Students benefit”, says Roque, “as we can work together with many different kinds of bodies and ... Read More »

Yoga Therapy for Chronic Pain Management

by Marlysa Sullivan      According to a National Institutes of Health (NIH) analysis from the most recent National Health Interview Survey, 25 million adults experience chronic pain and nearly 40 million experience severe pain. As conventional approaches are often not sufficient to mitigate pain, it is one of the primary reasons people seek complementary approaches. The National Center for Complementary and ... Read More »

New Ways of Creating Community at the Lovelight Festival

by Robin Fillmore If the past is any indication of what is to come at this year’s Lovelight Yoga and Arts Festival, to be held August 18 to 20, in Darlington, Maryland, attendees will be helping to shape a new community that is built on wisdom, sharing, art, profoundly touching music, as well as yoga. The idea for festival came ... Read More »

Energy Medicine, Yoga Nidra and Meditation Classes Offered in Columbia

Inca Energy Health & Wellness Center, located in Columbia, is offering a series of wellness and energy medicine classes throughout the month of June and beyond. Energy Medicine for Beginners: The Essentials for Self-Care series, taught by Juana Sancho Davila Moreland, based on her pioneer teacher Donna Eden, will run on Fridays, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., beginning on June ... Read More »

Yoga on a Chair? Weekend Course at Raj Yoga

This intensive course deals with yogic focus points specifically for the second half of life. Yoga50Plus: Kundalini Chair Yoga will be taught by Willem Wittstam, from Germany, at Raj Yoga the weekend of June 9 through 11, in Sterling. For those who complete the entire course, a certificate of participation is offered by the Kundalini Research Institute (Germany). The full ... Read More »

Children’s Yoga and Meditation Class

One Breath at a Time, Mindful Living and Wellness Services will be teaching a children’s yoga and mindful living class at the Oneness Yoga Festival. The class will be held at two times: from 2 to 2:30 p.m. and then at 3 to 3:30 p.m. on June 24 at Yards Park, in Washington, D.C. The children’s class and many other ... Read More »