Lane County is considered to be extremely high risk for the community spread of Covid-19, so we will continue to offer classes from our virtual platform only for at least two more weeks (through Dec. 15). Thank you for your patience - we want to be back in the studio too! Please remember to pre-register for any class so that you can receive the recording.

Informative

Sustainable Yoga

At Eugene Yoga, one of our main values is sustainability both on and off the mat. You may be thinking, what is sustainable yoga? Or how do I start living a more sustainable life? We have a few tips to help you on your journey to a more sustainable, yogic lifestyle…

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The What? Why? and How? of Sound Meditation

Sound Healing? Sound Therapy? Sound Meditation? Sound Bath? I’m confused! Which is it? What is it? In general, all of these terms are correct and used interchangeably! The modality is often referred to as sound healing or sound therapy, and sessions are often referred to as sound baths or sound meditations…

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Pelvic Floor

The pelvic floor muscles are the foundation for the core of the body. They are your BASE. They both help stabilize the pelvis, and support the organs of the lower abdominal cavity, such as the bladder and uterus. The muscles of the pelvic floor are big, strong, muscles that act in our elimination and our sexual function…

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Yoga & The Pelvis

When you do yoga, should your pelvis be tucked (posterior), in neutral, or untucked (anterior)? About 2 years ago I was told the pelvis should always be tucked in exercise/yoga. I took the advice seriously and focused on a tucked (posterior) position – resulting in a regression of skills despite dedicated practice…

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Adore Your Core: 5 Ways to Build a Strong Center

When we think of our core, typically our mind goes to the abs, or the “6-pack.” While our abdominal muscles (rectus and transversus) are a key factor, the core also entails the pelvic floor, internal/external obliques, and the erector spinae (those muscles running vertically along the spine). Being a Pilates teacher for over 7…

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Importance of Breath

The natural cycle of one’s breath is an accurate indicator of their state of emotional and mental health, which leads into one’s physical health. Breath indicates the amount of presence one has in the current moment, as well as how much energy they are giving to their body (in spiritual terms, we can call this energy Life Force energy).

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What Is Yoga?

Yoga, which means “union” or “harmony,” is both a philosophical system and a science whose goal is the attainment of self awareness. Although ancient, yoga is not outdated. It has value for the modern world. Yoga offers us the opportunity to deepen our self-understanding through physical movement, breathing and meditation. Today almost 16 million people in the U.S. alone practice yoga.

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