There are 20 million yoga practitioners in the United States, and even more worldwide. Yoga-related resources, likewise, abound. The list below features a selection of resources, ranging from videos to opportunities for socially engaged practice–even yoga humor. Enjoy! Off the Mat, Into the World OTM (Off the Mat) uses the power of yoga to inspire […]
After several months of looking, and several candidates, we settled on East Coast native Kim King to help us with our communications outreach. She’s already enlivened CXC with her quick wit, problem solving skills, and absolute passion for marketing and outreach. As our communications steward she’ll focus on external communications for CXC, including all events […]
Written & Contributed by Kim King My arms were shaking. The back of my shirt was drenched in sweat. I was seriously regretting last night’s 2 for 1 Happy Hour. This was the moment my fearlessYOGA teacher decided to inform me that adho mukha svanasana (AH-doh MOO-kah shvah-NAHS-anna; downward-facing dog) was in fact a resting posture. […]
2011 has been a very full year for CXC (Center for Transformative Change). We rang in 2011 with a New Year’s Eve Release Ceremony and Meditation. We celebrated together our intentions with good food and drink, in community. In February, three of our staff participated in the 2nd gathering of the Forward Stance Leadership Initiative, […]
On the evening of August 11, 2011, the fearlessYoga Tour kicked off at CXC (Center for Transformative Change). Not just an ordinary informational evening nor open house, those in attendance experienced the signature fearlessYoga Warrior Series Flow firsthand as taught by the first certified fearlessYoga teacher, chandrashekara thuy tran. In addition to rolling out the […]
Our bodies contain a lot of wisdom. Martha Graham, a brilliant pioneer of modern dance, said, “The body never lies.” Our bodies are full of truth! If we practice tuning in, we can learn a lot and perhaps even honor what our bodies are telling us. The 8th posture in the Warrior Flow is paschimottanasa, […]
As the seasons change, we begin to transition from warmer to cooler weather, longer days to longer nights, and the high energy of summer to the dwindling energy of autumn.
This month’s posture, Gomukhasana, or Cow Face Posture, gives us an opportunity to explore balance—in our arms, legs, and hips. As we explore balance in our bodies, may we find more space for balance in our lives as we begin to slow down with Autumn.