North Bethesda

23 May, 2014

fun pose friday: grasshopper II

May 23rd, 2014|0 Comments

TGIF yogis!  So this week at the studio was all about Grasshopper pose (also known as Dragonfly or Revolved Flying Pigeon).  It came up in every class I took in many forms: full grasshopper, baby grasshopper, and everything in between.  The same day I taught this pose in my Tues/Thurs early AM classes, I took […]

14 Apr, 2014

7 Things to Consider Before Signing Up for Yoga Teacher Training

April 14th, 2014|0 Comments

Last week I guest blogged for Active Life DC about what you should think about before signing up for Yoga Teacher Training.  Check out the posts (and my past posts) here:

You’ve been thinking about, you’ve been researching online, you’ve been visiting studios in the DC area… so how do you decide?*

Well, first things first: make sure […]

9 Apr, 2014

staff highlight: Sara C (and happy bday)!

April 9th, 2014|0 Comments

Today’s blog post is all about Sara… and today is actually her birthday too!!!  Happy Birthday Sara!!!  :)
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The Sara(h)s and Lisa run this place.  Honestly, I don’t know what I would without my work exchange crew.  You really don’t realize what goes into the daily operations of extendYoga until you are behind the desk and […]

13 Feb, 2014

DIYY (do it yourself yogini): chalkboards

February 13th, 2014|0 Comments

Still snowed in?  Here’s an activity that might be fun (but it does require a trip to your local home improvement store).  Check out my DIYY (do it yourself yogini) post…

Greetings from a do it yourself yogini!  I like to think that I am handy person.  After all, I am pretty much filling the […]

7 Feb, 2014

fun pose friday: marichyasana I-IV

February 7th, 2014|0 Comments

hi there!  It’s been a while since posting a fun pose friday post.  I’ve got a fun one for you today.  Serving up Marichyasana– 4 ways (1-4 or A-D).  I’ve only explored I and III– let me know what II and IV are like!

(mar-ee-chee-AHS-anna)

Marichi = ray of light

You might find a variation of Marichyasana […]

20 Nov, 2013

holiday gift guide for the yogi in your life

November 20th, 2013|0 Comments

It’s that time of year again (already?).  Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday– any way you look at it, the holidays and holiday shopping is creeping up.  The good news is– if you have a special yogi or yogini in your life, we’ve got the best holiday gift guide for you!  And even […]

13 Nov, 2013

a fortune cookie once told me…

November 13th, 2013|0 Comments

This post –and sorry it’s been too long since the last one– is dedicated to our recent 2nd birthday.  Woot!  Woot!

Each anniversary of the studio (even though it’s only been 2 :) ), I like to reflect back on the previous year.  Last year, it was all about survival and dealing with unexpected changes/situations. […]

2 Oct, 2013

spice up your yoga

October 2nd, 2013|0 Comments

Dare I ask… Do you find yourself bored in yoga class?  Your favorite poses are not so interesting any more?  You’d rather go get fro-yo then take your friend up on a yoga class date invite?  You feel like you hit a yoga wall (and not like when you’re practicing handstands).
If you answered yes […]

29 Aug, 2013

fun pose friday: bound half moon

August 29th, 2013|0 Comments

TGIF!  Happy fun pose friday yogis and yoginis.  This week’s fun pose is a balancing pose.  We love half moon pose (or Ardha Chandrasana), but have you ever bound your half moon?  No? Try it!  It’s fun… and wobbly.  So here’s the deal on bound half moon:

Benefits:

strengthens the abdomen, ankles, thighs, booty, spine
improves coordination, […]

19 Jul, 2013

fun pose friday: wild THANG

July 19th, 2013|0 Comments

Happy fun pose friday!  This week’s fun pose is Wild Thing or as I like to call it, Wild THANG!  There are some variations of this pose and it could also be referred to as Flip Dog.  Here’s the step by step on how to get into this one:

Start in downward facing dog
Bring your […]

29 May, 2013

save a life? free yoga class? sign me up!

May 29th, 2013|0 Comments

Hola from the extendYoga blogosphere!  Today’s post is an oldie but a goodie and about a topic that I really care about.  I’m re-posting a blog post from last year’s blood drive in honor of our 2nd Annual Blood Drive this Saturday, June 1!!!  Here’s all the info about the drive this weekend.  And on to […]

24 Apr, 2013

DC Yoga Week: April 29-May 5

April 24th, 2013|0 Comments

Happy hump day!  Today’s post is all about amazing yoga in the DC-MD-VA area coming up during DC Yoga Week! The DC Community Yoga Association (DCCY) is proud to present the 8th annual DC Yoga Week and Yoga on the Mall.  April 29 – May 5, over 40 participating studios in the DC-MD-VA area will offer FREE […]