Yoga

Lovelight Yoga and Arts Festival, and Krishna Das, Scheduled for September

The Lovelight Yoga and Arts Festival is back and promises to spread love and yoga for a third amazing season. This year, the nationally recognized festival will be held September 21 to 24, at the Pearl Center, in Reisterstown, Maryland. Also new to this festival this year is the opportunity to learn a new skill or get a professional certification ... Read More »

Love Your Body Yoga Festival

10 Years of Celebrating YOGA, commUNITY and WHOLEness Yoga studios and wellness centers of Northern Virginia will offer classes, services and share information at Love Your Body Yoga Festival (LYBYF) from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. on June 17, at Reston Town Center. With free admission, LYBYF offers plenty of activities and entertainment for the whole family including live music, ... 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 »

Laughter Yoga Continues in Arlington

Recently, it was overheard, “Joy, peace, relaxed, tons of fun, amazing, it moved me out of my comfort zone, gratitude and less physical pain.” These are some of the comments from the people who attended a recent laughter yoga class. People of all ages laugh once a month from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the Arlington Central Library auditorium. The ... Read More »

New Year’s Eve Intention Setting and Yoga

The end of the year is always a very sweet time of the year for many. While the holidays can drum up their own levels of stress, sitting back to reflect on what actually took place this year is a deeply humbling and powerful experience. Consider doing something different to launch 2018 with a New Year’s Eve intention setting and ... Read More »

Building Community and Impacting Lives Through Bikram Yoga

Spotlight on Kendra Blackett-Dibinga and Omékongo Dibinga by Sylvia Moreno Kendra Blackett-Dibinga and Omékongo Dibinga are a rare commodity in the world of hot yoga studio owners. They’re a husband-wife team, they’re African-American and they are passionately devoted to the belief that their three studios in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area are for every body—as in every body type, age, ... Read More »

The Promise of Yoga Therapy for Autism

Earlier this year, Maryland University of Integrative Health (MUIH) held their second annual Research Symposium to highlight the university’s research and scholarship. At this event, Kimberly Searl, M.S., a recent MUIH yoga therapy alumnus, presented a case report on the potential benefits of yoga therapy for youth with high functioning autism. Her report was recently accepted by the International Association ... Read More »

Rodney Yee on Yoga as a Way of Life

Simple Strategies for Staying on Track by Marlaina Donato Renowned yogi and international teacher Rodney Yee, of New York City, has maintained an inspired yoga practice for 37 years while juggling career obligations, fame and family life. While the benefits of yoga are increasingly well known—from stress reduction and pain management to a more limber body and inner peace—Lee is ... Read More »

Center Yourself Around Your Bones

The Benefits of Yoga for Bone-Health Growing old is not for the weak, especially the weak-boned This year, 2 million people will break a bone due to osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is a disease characterized by loss of bone mass as we age, resulting in bones that are weak and fragile, increasing risk for fractures. There are no symptoms—you can’t feel your ... Read More »

Celebrate the DMV Yoga Community at Namas Day

Namas Day—a celebration of yoga, wellness and local community – comes to the DMV region Loc at George Mason University’s Arlington Campus. The all-day event, hosted by DC Area Yoga, includes a variety yoga programs and a wellness marketplace, and emphasizes community and local yoga resources. Namas Day DC is based on the very successful annual Namas Day events that ... Read More »