February 2019 - Thrive Yoga and Wellness

Monthly Archives: February 2019


Blue Ridge Hemp Company CBD Infused Salve: a Review

By Jennifer Dixon MBA ERYT 500 – In September 2018, Thrive Yoga and Wellness started carrying CBD products in a very limited quantity as a compliment to the studio’s wellness initiative.  The very first company and products that were carried were from Blue Ridge Hemp Company. This company is located in Asheville, North Carolina, which is […]

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CBD Oil for Inflammation

Image Source In recent years, a new treatment has become very popular in the world of pain relief. It is controversial and a huge amount of people find themselves talking about it. Even though it derives from the cannabis plant, it is hard to argue against the many significant benefits CBD oil appears to have […]

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Let That $hit Go!

For those of you that know me, ya’ll know I don’t cuss on the regular.  After all, my father always told his girls (there are 4 of us) that his girls were, “too smart and too pretty” to say words like that.  Instead, he offered the suggestion of telling someone to go eat Bovine Excrement […]

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Does CBD Oil Have Side Effects

Does CBD Oil Have Side Effects? This article first appeared on MadeByHemp. CBD, or cannabidiol, is a prevalent chemical compound found in the cannabis plant. It can be legally derived from industrial hemp in the form of an oil. As CBD continues to grow in popularity, you may be interested in trying it for yourself. […]

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What is the Difference Between Therapeutic Yoga and Yoga Therapy?

Therapeutic Yoga and Yoga Therapy by Nora Sundari Benian People ask ‘what is the difference between Therapeutic yoga and Yoga therapy?’ All forms of yoga are considered therapeutic for the body, mind and especially the soul. The practice of asana/poses offers an opportunity to shift our focus inward for a while. With the demands we […]

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Yoga Should Feel Good

Recently, at a training with my teacher, Manju Jois, someone asked a question about an assist in Padagustasana (this is a forward fold) and its impact or danger to the hamstrings.  Manju said something that was very profound, and something that–as Americans, I think we tend to have a hard time grasping. Basically, Manju said […]

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