Archive for April, 2014

Pose of the Week: Virabhadrasana III

Virabhadrasana III “Warrior 3” Benefits: Strengthens ankles, legs, shoulders, and back muscles. Tones abdomen and improves balance and posture. Follow @playcarlsbad on Instagram and hashtag #playcarlsbad doing the pose of the week and we’ll give ya an asana shout out.

Flow & Restore – Yoga for the Athlete

Yoga benefits the athlete in many ways. Yoga increases flexibility, balance, and strength which can result in improved performance, injury prevention and faster recovery for everyone and athletes of all levels. A regular yoga practice will also improve your mental focus and mental endurance which are so critical for athletes. How yoga helps the athlete: […]

How to kick ass in one easy step! By Rebecca Laser

We loved this recent post by Rebecca Laser on her blog stillplayinwithit.  We hope you enjoy it, and be sure to check out her blog!  I am sitting in a Starbucks on Sunset BLVD this am. To get here, I had to weave around the detour for a race happening on Hollywood BLVD. Apropos for today’s […]

Walk MS Donation Hot Flow

Join Julia this Sunday, April 13th, at 9:30am for a 75min Donation Hot Flow. Donations go to support Walk MS Pacific South Coast Chapter. Everyone is welcome even first-time yogis! *Suggested donation $10* The Pacific South Coast Chapter works to improve the quality of life for people affected by MS in San Diego, Orange, and […]

Pose of the Week: Vrksasana

Vrksasana “Tree Pose” For all these beautiful spring days we’ve been having! Benefits: Stretches groins, thighs, chest, and shoulders. Strengthens thighs, calves, ankles, and spine. Improves sense of balance. Reduces flat feet and relieves sciatica. Follow @playcarlsbad on Instagram and hashtag #playcarlsbad doing the pose of the week and we’ll give ya an asana shout […]

The Yogic Path and Destiny- by Catherine Mazur

As a yogi, I believe that destiny is not so unknowable. So many people wonder how their life is going to turn out. Where am I going to end up? Will I live a good life? Will I be healthy? Instead of asking from a disempowering place, as if we have no hand in our […]