Archive for January, 2014

Yogi Spotlight- Jen Cooper

Meet one of our favorite yogis, Jennifer Cooper. Jennifer is fun, witty and a dedicated yogi. She has been practicing yoga for for 10 years and enjoys all styles, especially heated vinyasa flow. We sat down with Jennifer to find out a little bit more about her and her what yoga means to her. I’m […]

Pose of the Week: Reverse Warrior

Viparita Virabhadrasana “reverse/exalted warrior” Benefits: Opens side body from obliques to the shoulder, strengthens hamstrings and hip flexors. Improves flexibility in the spine, inner thighs, and chest. Follow @playcarlsbad on Instagram and hashtag #playcarlsbad doing the pose of the week and we’ll give ya a shout out.

Pose of the Week: Utthita Trikonasana

Utthita Trikonasana “extended triangle pose” Benefits: stretches groin muscles, hamstrings, and hips. Strengthens core, legs, spine, and obliques. Relieves stress and stimulates digestive system. Follow @playcarlsbad on Instagram and hashtag #playcarlsbad doing the pose of the week and we’ll give ya a shout out.

“The Gift of Yoga,” by Catherine Mazur

That which you seek is seeking you- Rumi It is fascinating, magical even, how doing yoga poses can change your life. How is it that the practice of yoga has the ability to reach into one’s life and transform it from the inside out? Being a yoga teacher, I’ve seen it over and over again […]