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Headstand Tutorial For Yoga Beginners

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Monday, November 20, 2017 Comments: Comments Off on Headstand Tutorial For Yoga Beginners

Hi B&B friends, I’m back with another challenging and fun yoga tutorial and this time it’s all about mastering supported headstand (AKA Sirsasana).  Besides being a great way to amplify your mental and physical strength, headstand has awesome benefits including strengthening the core, relieving stress, stimulating hair growth and glowing skin, plus so much more!  Here’s continue reading this post →

7 Self-Love Mantras To Affirm Daily

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Wednesday, September 13, 2017 Comments: 2

    One of my yogi friends sang a beautiful song once with the lyrics “I go to the mountains for my healing.” I can absolutely relate to this. Sometimes we allow self-doubt to become a giant in our lives, leaving us feeling small and alone. Oftentimes, it takes a departure into nature to help continue reading this post →

Just Show Up

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Thursday, August 17, 2017 Comments: 8

   I graduate from my Yoga Teacher Training this weekend and, oh what a journey it has been! For the past 8 months, I’ve experienced doubt, fear, transcendental elation, confidence x 1000, oh-my-gosh-I’m-doing it moments and so much more! It has been quite the emotional rollercoaster, but I wouldn’t change it for the world.    continue reading this post →

Fashion Crush: Sugarmat Designer Yoga Mats

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Thursday, June 1, 2017 Comments: 2

One thing that I learned early in my yoga practice was the importance of having a quality mat. There is nothing worse that practicing on a flimsy mat! Yoga mats usually aren’t considered fashion staples, but brands like Sugarmat are definitely disrupting this idea! Sugarmat is a line of designer yoga mats based in Montreal, Canada continue reading this post →

Crow Pose Tutorial For Yoga Beginners

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Tuesday, May 16, 2017 Comments: 6

Disclaimer: I am currently enrolled in 200-hour yoga teacher training and will become a registered yoga teacher in August 2017. These tips are from my personal practice, so please be cautious when trying them on your own. You should always consider practicing crow pose with a registered yoga teacher if needed.  Hi B&B friends—I’m back continue reading this post →

3 ways to be mindful in your everyday life

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Wednesday, March 29, 2017 Comments: Comments Off on 3 ways to be mindful in your everyday life

    One of my biggest personal goals is to live life more intentionally and to be more mindful, but what does that really mean? Mindfulness can mean many things to many people. According to Google it means: conscious or aware of something. To me it means the same thing, but there’s an added element continue reading this post →

10 Funny Thoughts You’ll Have During Your First Yoga Class

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Wednesday, March 15, 2017 Comments: Comments Off on 10 Funny Thoughts You’ll Have During Your First Yoga Class

Attending a yoga studio for the first time can be an experience that takes us outside of our comfort zones. I remember feeling like I stepped into an alternate universe the first time I attended a class at a yoga studio. The smell of lavender and eucalyptus as well as the mandalas and drinks filled continue reading this post →

4 Myths About Starting Yoga Debunked

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Friday, March 3, 2017 Comments: 6

What’s stopping you from starting yoga? Is it the fear of not fitting in; the fear of not looking the part; or the fear of having to change your religion? These and so many more things are reasons why people have said they’re afraid to start yoga. I’ve been there and for over 3 years continue reading this post →

8 Yoga Poses To Help You Get Into The Splits

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Wednesday, February 22, 2017 Comments: 2

One of my absolute favorite yoga postures is Hanumanasana AKA Monkey Pose AKA The Splits. This deep stretch is great for opening the hips, stretches the hamstrings and the quadriceps. While this is a very bold and freeing pose, it can take time to master. I remember attempting it and only being able to hover my continue reading this post →

My Go-To Tip For Being In the Now

Author: Beauty & the Beat Blog ON: Monday, February 13, 2017 Comments: 5

Hi B&B friends! I started Yoga Teacher Training this year and the experience has been nothing short of life-changing. In addition to learning about the different ways to teach and enhance my personal practice of this beautiful act of meditation in motion, I’ve also learned to look deeper within. One of my biggest struggles over the continue reading this post →