11 Jul, 2014

Transitions with Krista: Sat, July 19: 11am-1pm

Cost: $30 per person (pre-registration required).  Sign up here. check out Krista's transition video! TRANSITIONS W/ KRISTA BLOCK SATURDAY, JULY 19: 11:00am-1:00pm Cost: $30 per person (pre-registration required).  Sign up here. check out Krista's transition video!

14 Apr, 2014

7 Things to Consider Before Signing Up for Yoga Teacher Training

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 [...]

9 Apr, 2014

staff highlight: Sara C (and happy bday)!

Today's blog post is all about Sara... and today is actually her birthday too!!!  Happy Birthday Sara!!!  :) x 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 [...]

13 Feb, 2014

DIYY (do it yourself yogini): chalkboards

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 [...]

13 Nov, 2013

a fortune cookie once told me…

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. [...]

29 Aug, 2013

fun pose friday: bound half moon

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 [...]

29 May, 2013

fun pose friday: your home practice

Today's fun pose Friday post is not only about your home practice, but about: one. fun. pose. Or how our guest blogger Daisy Whittemore likes to phrase it: Do One Pose--Today.  BLOG ALERT: A great way to pick one pose to work on at home is to read our blog on Friday's.  We post our favorite poses [...]

29 May, 2013

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

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 the [...]

3 Apr, 2013

The Lifestyle of an Undercover Yogi

Guest blogger, Alison Lea Sher of Be You Be Sure is in the house today!  Enjoy her post about what being a yogi means to her (and maybe you too). Yes. We yogis love Krishna Das, though to most people he appears to be some sort of self-sanctified deity. Why do we sit there chanting in call [...]

12 Dec, 2012

how to pick your yoga mat

Thick? Thin? Eco Friendly? Light? Heavy? Cost?  Today's blog post is all about choosing the right yoga mat for you. If you have already taken your first yoga class, the next step is getting your own mat. Or if you haven't taken yoga yet,  your mat could be your first step!         [...]

26 Sep, 2012

what we’re loving- the latest yoga blog posts

Here are some of our favorite recent articles! Spinach and Yoga posted 10 Belly Friendly Snacks for Sensitive and Bloated Tummies. Yoganonymous blogged: Yoga Research: Five proven Facts that Make Yoga Awesome.  Sounds like a great article to send your friends that aren't convinced about the amazing benefits of yoga! Want to know How to [...]

21 Sep, 2012

fun pose friday: extended side angle pose

Utthita Parsvakonasana or Extended Side Angle Pose is a great side body stretch from your feet all the way up to your finger tips. Here's how the sanksrit breaks down: Utthita = extended parsva = side, flank kona = angle There are so many different variations, and you can modify this pose to make it [...]