1. Love and Compassion: Yoga Beyond COVID-19

    Tina Turner’s We Don’t Need Another Hero was written in 1985 – almost four decades ago – and it could very well be the most appropriate song for our post-pandemic yoga playlists. In it, she sang, “Love and compassion, their day is coming.” As more COVID-19 restrictions are lifted and we …Read More

  2. Radiating Love: Caring for Ourselves, Caring for Others

    What do you have on your mind when you sign up for a yoga class? Is it to relax? Stretch? Get stronger? See friends? While our personal impetus for going to a yoga class is often egocentric and self-care driven, the practice makes us better, more functional people in the outside world too. When we h…Read More

  3. New Year’s Resolutions

    NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS AND YOGA January is a popular time to make resolutions about health such as losing weight, getting more physically fit, and eating better. Gym and studio memberships spike, athletic apparel companies see increased sales, and our social media feeds are flooded with content ab…Read More

  4. Grace: how can yoga help us develop a practice of grace?

    Yoga is an opportunity to set our intention to have a graceful practice. Being graceful in yoga may equate to feeling ease in the body and mind. It may also be expressed as the unity that yoga helps us establish connecting ourselves with our collective community. Grace is an expression of ease. Ease…Read More

  5. Heart Openers for Valentine’s Day

    The heart symbolizes love, but what exactly is an open heart? In honor of Valentine’s Day, let’s take a look at the yogic practice of “heart opening,” and how incorporating heart openers into our practice can lead to pure love and a blissful state. What Are Heart Openers? “Heart openers”…Read More

  6. Practicing Yoga Collectively

    At Collective Yoga, we celebrate diversity. Our instructors do not strive to make everyone look the same in any pose. Instead, we encourage everyone to find their own variation – their own “shape” – of each pose while still practicing safely. In our studio, it is common to see our teachers p…Read More

  7. Using Yoga to Ease Anxiety

    If you suffer from anxiety, you should know that you aren't alone. In fact, there are over 40 million others in the United States who suffer from anxiety, putting you in a lot of good company. While the stigma of anxiety disorders and mental illness is starting to fall away, there are still a lot of…Read More

  8. How Yoga Can Help Prepare Your Body for Pregnancy

    If you are hoping to become pregnant in the coming year, it's a good idea to start preparing your body for the upcoming changes now. That's because your body will undergo dramatic adjustments to make room for your growing baby as well as to prepare you for labor and delivery. The more you can prepa…Read More