North Bethesda

23 May, 2014

fun pose friday: grasshopper II

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 another [...]

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 [...]

7 Feb, 2014

fun pose friday: marichyasana I-IV

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 [...]

20 Nov, 2013

holiday gift guide for the yogi in your life

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 better [...]

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. [...]

2 Oct, 2013

spice up your yoga

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 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 [...]

24 Apr, 2013

DC Yoga Week: April 29-May 5

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 and [...]

5 Dec, 2012

The Hill article - A wave of new stores hit the area

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 [...]