The ECS and Skin (How CBD Works Topically)

In a previous post, we discussed the internal workings of the endocannabinoid system. We discovered that we have cannabinoid receptors in the brain, nervous system, and immune system. The presence of these cannabinoid receptors partially explains why supplementing our routine with cannabinoids such as CBD can be beneficial. What wasn’t discussed in our previous blog … Read more

CBD and Essential Oils: A Few Mixes You Can Try

In recent years, we have seen the rise of natural products storming the mainstream media. In particular, medical marijuana and CBD products have risen but, most recently, essential oils have hit the headlines. Those who have had zero success treating anxiety or sleep disorders with pharmaceutical medications are finally seeing positive results primarily via the … Read more

Sun Salutations: The Definitive Guide to Yoga’s Warm Up Sequence

By Jennifer Dixon MBA ERYT 500 and Authorized Ashtanga Yoga Teacher If you have spent anytime in a yoga studio that practices Vinyasa, Ashtanga, Power or even Hatha type classes, you will have heard of the Sun Salutations.  In yoga, this series of poses is called Surya Namaskara. Technically, there are two both A and … Read more

4 Steps To Treat Separation Anxiety In Dogs

Now, I know this is a yoga studio and a yoga website, but It’s also a wellness facility….AND, let’s be honest, if our WHOLE family isn’t well, then…well…it’s not a Thriving life, right? Well, in today’s article, I’m sharing some tips on helping our furry four legged children experience a life that truly thrives.  As … Read more

Is CBD Oil for Social Anxiety Good?

Image Source Anyone who struggles with an anxiety disorder such as social anxiety and panic attacks will understand how consuming and negative the effects of having to interact with large groups of people can be. Like with post-traumatic stress disorder, social anxiety disorder seems like the ground is going to swallow you up, your heart … Read more

Game Of Thrones Series Finale: A Personal Take on How the End of an Era of Television Can Help in Your Personal Yoga Practice

Ok, confession time.  I love myself some fantasy, some fiction, some let’s sneak away from reality where things may be a little different, but that’s totally ok because it’s a world completely separate from my own and it’s FABULOUS.   (yes, I realize this may make you think I’m a bit of a dork or … Read more

Yoga Practice Growth: How practice, patience, and commitment can grow your personal yoga practice

Now, last Sunday, my husband brought home one of these adorable little flower pots full of strawberry plants from one of our favorite local farmers. My son would turn into a berry if we lived in Willy Wonka’s Factory with all the berries he loves to eat, so we figured it would be a great … Read more