Is Pilates a Workout?

You may not have heard this yet, but Thrive Yoga and Wellness now offers Private Pilates Apparatus sessions! Now, you may be one of those people that are like, “oh, that’s nice. What’s Pilates? Is it a workout?” Well, to answer your question let me give you a bit of background. Pilates used to be … Read more

What is Truth; An exploration into the meaning of Arikshitah

    Lesleigh Guinn, RYT 200  By Lesleigh Guinn, RYT 200    Arikshitah; अरिक्स्हितह्e  means “Unprotected or Vulnerable”, in Sanskrit.    There’s a whole slew of asanas (poses) that can evoke the feeling of vulnerability. Standing backbends tend to make people uneasy, understandably. You’re essentially doing a trust fall with yourself. Frog, pigeon, dragon (just to name a few), they tend to … Read more

Yoga Philosophy: The 2nd Niyama, Santosha or Contentment

Join Jennifer Dixon ERYT 500 and Authorized Ashtanga Yoga teacher and Merritt Maloof Plumb Reiki Master and Energy Worker from The Energy Center as they discuss and explore the 8 limbs of yoga, or Ashtanga Yoga. Oftentimes, the physical yoga postures are what bring people to the practice of yoga. However, with a commited practice, … Read more

Martin Farms Hemp Flower now Available at Thrive Hemp Store

Hello all–Grandpa Martin of Martin Farms here–Jennifer asked me to write up a little info for her site and I was happy to oblige. She has a very respectable selection of CBD products in the store at her studio–as well as online–and I’m grateful for the opportunity to have her offer some of our product … 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