Resources: First for Women Magazine Yoga Collaborations

I collaborate throughout the year with First for Women Magazine on yoga articles.

Each one has a specialized topic, from yoga can you do at your desk, to yoga for thyroid, to yoga for hips, and more.

The latest article just published and focuses on yoga postures to soothe menopause symptoms. You can find it here.

For easy reference, below are links to past articles.

They are complete with pictures, step-by-step instructions into the postures, and are beginner friendly so all levels can succeed, even if you've never tried out these particular sequences. 

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Mala Meditation Made Easy

When I first opened my yoga studio in 2007 and started teaching yoga and meditation, few of my student had ever seen a mala. Today, they are integrated into pop culture for fashion, but few people actually know how to use them aside from a funky outfit accessory. 

If you struggle with meditation and are seeking an easy way to begin, mala beads may be the answer.

What are mala beads?

A mala is a string of beads, sometimes separated by tiny knots. Traditionally the beads were made of sandalwood or hard, round seeds, but today you can find them made from various types of wood, crystals, or gemstones.

A standard string has 108 beads plus one additional distinct bead or tag, so you can mark the beginning and the end of the circle.

Mala bracelets are also popular and may have 18, 27, or 54 beads.

What are mala beads for?

Malas are a meditation tool. Each bead on the string is one inhale and exhale, one breath per bead, or one word or phrase of a chant, mantra, or prayer. (Similar...

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