Hanumanasana~Monkey Pose

If you want a pose that is going to really take some patience to work into, this is the one to practice.  I have been working on Hanumanasana or Monkey Pose for about a year and it is one that I am deeply grateful for.  There is no forcing anything in this asana (pose).  It... Continue Reading →

Practicing Self-Love this New Year

I think one of the most important New Years Resolutions that we can make is taking better care of ourselves and our physical and emotional needs.  We need to be our own best friends.  It's integral to remember that when we are fulfilled inside, and attentive to our personal needs we are better, happier, more... Continue Reading →

Yoga Mudras

I recently posted an article on my Misha Jo Naturals website about a variety of mudras (yogic hand gestures) and their special significance.  To read my article, visit https://mishajonaturals.com/yoga-mudras/ XO

Best Poses for Back Agility & Strength

Yoga is so great at developing back strength.  Back strength is integral to maintaining and gaining strength in other areas of the body, as well.  Certain yoga poses are good for increasing back strength.  Specifically, cat cow pose, downward facing dog, upward facing dog, and triangle pose.  Each of these poses has its own beautiful... Continue Reading →

Yoga + Running

Yoga can have a significant impact on your running style and your longevity as a runner.   I have been running consistently for a LONG time and it was actually through a running injury that I found yoga.  Since practicing yoga for about ten years now, I have seen exactly how a regular yoga practice... Continue Reading →

Nature as Healer

I recently wrote a post on my business website about the Healing Power of Nature.  This topic has been on my mind lately as I wish more people realized the importance of spending time outside as it brings a plethora of benefits to the mind and body. Here is the link to my article https://mishajonaturals.com/the-healing-powers-of-nature/

Practicing Meditation

"The body benefits from movement, and the mind benefits from stillness." -Sakyong Mipham. One may think that seated meditation is an easy thing to do, but I have discovered throughout my years of practice that it can be one of the most challenging aspects of yoga. Living in such a busy society as we do... Continue Reading →

The Beauty Of Mudras

Mudras are actions of the hands and fingers that are used to receive and guide prana (universal cosmic energy) in and throughout the body. It is said that each part of the hand has a reflexive connection to the brain. Mudras help to stimulate those connections. When mudras are done in conjunction with yoga breathing... Continue Reading →

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