Icons of Yoga Yoga. It’s springing up everywhere! Its face has changed drastically over the last 50 years, especially in North America where it has been twisted and bent in an effort to fit into a “fitness-focused” culture! Although this phenomenon that is yoga is undergoing constant transformation and moving further and further away from … Continue reading What Are Namaste, Om, & Chin Mudra? They Are – The Icons Of Yoga
When did it begin? I was first introduced to yoga when I was around 8 years old by friends of my brother. No spiritual nuances to my recollection, only postures that were easy, fun, and yielded much praise and adoration from onlookers. Never thought anything more of yoga other than it being kind of … Continue reading No to Christian Yoga – This Woman’s Journey.
Krishna is a major deity in Hinduism. One of the most widely revered and popular of all Indian divinities. Being Christian in a Krishna World ”Very interesting, but doesn’t yoga welcome all religions?” This was the question posed by a colleague after discussing with her a predicament regarding one of my personal training clients. I … Continue reading Does Yoga Welcome All Religions? Being Christian in a Krishna World
The awesome benefits of private one-on-one sessions are unmeasured. Whether you are new to postural practices or a seasoned fitness enthusiast wanting to deepen your personal practice, private sessions are a viable option to consider. yes sir!mm
Welcome to Awesome Asanas NO-ga Video Series Asana = to sit, be still, a steady pose What is NO-ga? NO-ga is a postural wellness centered program inspired by and built within the framework of hatha yoga, that is, mindful movement & breathe, but without eastern nuances. NO Hindu spiritualism, NO rituals, NO chanting. The videos, 12-15 … Continue reading Secular Yoga – No-Ga
“I simply want to see people healthy - physically - mentally & spiritually.” The mission of Awesome Asanas is to function as a resource for those seeking information about contemporary yoga, it's origins, benefits, and alternatives practices, such as Christian alternatives and secular or un-yoga. The goal is to motivate and support individuals interested in making … Continue reading Mission Statement
As Christians, our time of devotion, worship, and spiritual nourishment isn’t limited to Sunday morning service and Wednesday night Bible studies. Instead, its a daily, deliberate cultivation of mind (meditating on God’s word) body (stewardship of these vessels) and spirit (intentionality) Faithful Flows a Christian alternative to yoga, are a series of movements that have … Continue reading Faithfull Flows * A Christian Alternative to Yoga
Congratulations on your pregnancy! Whether it’s your first or four, it’s an exciting time in your life. A time full of changes and discovery! What an adventure you are about to embark on. An adventure, by definition is, “An exciting or unusual experience… with an uncertain outcome." This would certainly describe pregnancy especially if you … Continue reading Welcome to Yummy Mommies A Purely Postural Prenatal Fitness Program
Finding The Right Class Can Be A Challenge! MATCHING UP WHAT STYLE? WHICH LEVEL? SPIRITUAL ELEMENTS? SECULAR? I have on occasions witnessed yoga participants struggling in a level not suitable for them. Desperately trying to keep up and so pre-occupied with reaching the next level of the posture, that they compromise alignment altogether, and their safety! I can … Continue reading How To Choose A Yoga Class – What Beginners Should Consider & Need to Know.