The Importance of Touch

The other day as I picked up my kiddos from school, my son was clearly ready for a nap. He basically had the good old fashioned two year old inconsolable fit pitch where nothing is right and he just wants to kick and punch the world.  All you mamas, siblings, aunties and uncles I know … Read more

How to Flip Your Dog

Have you ever been in a yoga class and had the teacher say something like, “ok now let’s raise that right leg and flip your dog?” The first time I heard it, I was like what the heck are they talking about? Of course, I looked around and saw folks basically hurdling themselves over backwards, … Read more

What is the Ether Element?

Most world philosophies and for many centuries have held the belief in 5 basic elements. All of the world around us is made up from these elements. In ancient times, it helped to explain the world around those studying the elements. In this week’s installment, Jennifer Dixon and Merritt Malouf Plumb discuss the Ether Element. … Read more

What are Chakras?

Have you ever heard your yoga teacher talk about Chakras and thought, “What in the world is that hippie talking about?” (or, maybe that was just me.) This year, Thrive Yoga and Wellness decided to join over a half a million other people to finish the year strong, and joined the #last90days movement, but we … Read more

The Sacral Chakra

The Sacral Chakra is the second chakra or energy center, located just above the Muladhara Chakra. It is located just under your belly button and is responsible for helping you express who you truly are. If you love listening and watching, check out the video that Jennifer Dixon and Lesleigh Guinn did talking about this … Read more

Yoga for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

In a busy lifestyle, people are often exposed to working on laptops using smartphones regularly. Due to this, there is a lack of rest to your hands. This often leads to the tissues inside your carpal tunnel swell, which blocks the median nerve responsible for the finger movement in your wrist. Carpal tunnel is a … Read more