Archive for March, 2014

Pose of the Week: Virabhadrasana II

Virabhadrasana II “Warrior 2” Benefits: Strengthens the shoulders, legs, and ankles. Stretches the groins, and hips. Stimulates abdominal organs and digestion. Improves balance, concentration, and core awareness. Follow @playcarlsbad on Instagram and hashtag #playcarlsbad doing the pose of the week and we’ll give ya an asana shout out.

Pose of the Week: Natarajasana

Natarajasana “Lord of the Dance Pose” Benefits: develops a sense of balance and focus. Stretches quad, shoulders and, hip flexors. Strengthens spine, legs, and core. Follow @playcarlsbad on Instagram and hashtag #playcarlsbad doing the pose of the week and we’ll give ya an asana shout out.

Pose of the Week: Ananda Balasana

Ananda Balasana “Happy Baby Pose” We picked this special pose for one of our teacher’s Catherine Mazur to say congrats for being a 2nd time grandma!! Blessings to you and your family. Benefits: Stretches inner groins and the back of the spine. Calms the brain and helps relieve stress. Follow @playcarlsbad on Instagram and hashtag […]

A Simple Detox Plan (aka cleaning up your act) by Catherine Mazur

We’ve heard about it. We know we should. And although it’s not especially appealing, it is certainly worth consideration. A detox. There are huge benefits of doing good cleanse, mainly, a healthier body and a clearer mind. Compelling reasons. With the multitude cleanses and detox programs out there, how do we choose which to use? […]

Pose of the Week: Anjaneyasana

Anjaneyasana “low lunge” Benefits: creates more flexibility in hip flexors, chest, and quads. Strengthens hamstrings, quads, and shoulders. Opens heart and hip flexors. Develops concentration and balance. Good for sciatica. Stimulates sacral/heart chakra. Follow @playcarlsbad on Instagram and hashtag #playcarlsbad doing the pose of the week and we’ll give ya an asana shout out.

Teacher Spotlight- Kelly Roberts

PLAY would like to introduce you to one of our new teachers, Kelly Roberts! Kelly is a dedicated yogi and an elementary school teacher. We sat down with Kelly and asked her to tell us a little bit more about herself and her yoga journey. 1. What was your first introduction to yoga? My first […]