Yoga Philosophy: The Niyama Saucha or Purity

Join Jennifer Dixon ERYT 500, Authorized Ashtanga Teacher and Certified Personal Trainer and Merritt Maloof Plumb from The Energy Center, a Wholistic Energy Healer for a discussion on the second limb of yoga, the Niyamas, specifically, Saucha or Purity. In this episode, we explore the first Niyama, Saucha, which means Purity. Purity happens on the … Read more

Stuck at home during the COVID 19 Crisis and Looking for Yoga?

With the ongoing Covid 19 crisis, Thrive Yoga and Wellness is taking steps to be able to continue to offer you, our dedicated Thrive Tribe with access to high quality yoga and yoga inspired fitness classes. That’s why we’ve enabled free access to our Online Yoga Membership to all current members and class pass holders … Read more

Yoga Trick for Stretching Your Hamstrings in a Seated Forward Fold

Join Jennifer Dixon ERYT 500 and Authorized Ashtanga Yoga Teacher and Expert Certified Personal Trainer for a quick tip on how you can increase the flexibility in your hamstrings during your yoga practice, or during any deep forward fold you may do before or after a workout. Static stretches should come after your workout Do … Read more

Why Diets Fail and Fitness is for Life

I was prompted to share this response I made on social media encouraging another fitness oriented person to stay the course after rebounding or “yo-yo dieting”. So many people were encouraged by these words that I thought I would share this with you here. Instead of dieting (that’s a “bad word” in my vocabulary) I … Read more

Discovering Yoga Philosophy with Aparigraha, the 5th Yama, or Non-Attachment or Non-Possessiveness.

Join Jennifer Dixon ERYT 500, Authorized Ashtanga Yoga Teacher and Certified Personal Trainer and Merritt Maloof Plumb, Reiki Master and Energy Worker for a conversation on the 5th Yama, Aparigraham which means Non- Attachment or Non-possessiveness. This is the 6th video in our series on the Yamas and Niyamas, which are basically ethical guidelines that … Read more