Category: The Practice

Inspiring Yogi | Kim Krutka

posted by Nancy Nelson

Today we feature yogi, Kim Krutka from our Denton studio. Kim has been practicing at Inspire Yoga since it opened its doors on W. Hickory in 2015. She is devoted to her practice and is involved in what makes the community feel at Inspire Yoga Denton so special. We are thrilled to feature her story […]

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The Blessing of Being a Beginner

posted by Nancy Nelson

I’m a self-admitted perfectionist. I like to know what I am doing, why I am doing it, and for exactly how long I will be doing it for. Yes, I recognize that this is rarely how things work in real life. Therefore, I often find myself spiraling when one unknown hits. It totally throws me […]

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Put on Your Wings | Flying Lizard Tutorial

posted by Nancy Nelson

As a kid, I had a recurring and very vivid dream that I could fly. Every morning after this dream, though I knew actual lift off was unlikely – I would catch myself constantly daydreaming about that sensation I felt so strongly in my dream. The release of gravity, the lightness, the freedom! Years later, when I […]

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Inspiring Yogi | Kaitlyn Stoddart

posted by Nancy Nelson

Today we are thrilled to announce our newest “Inspiring Yogi”, Kaitlyn Stoddart! Kaitlyn is a member at our Denton location since we first opened in August of 2015. Over the past year, her love for yoga and kindness toward others has shown through her time at the studio. We love her story for many reasons, […]

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Take Your Crow Low! Baby Bakasana Tutorial

posted by Nancy Nelson

Arm balances can be a fun and exciting part of the asana practice. I, myself, love crow pose. It was the first arm balance I was able to take flight in so it has a special place in my heart. However, one of my favorite variations to teach is crow pose on the forearms – a.k.a. […]

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Doing Your Best Work – While “Asleep”

posted by Leila Cranford

Our modern western world is becoming increasingly aware of not only the benefits, but the absolute necessity, of rest.  Accordingly, rest is big business – technologically advanced mattresses, saltwater flotation pods, couple’s massage – but we wouldn’t go so far as to say it’s our most productive time.  But consider this invitation: I’d love for […]

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Making Memories and Moments

posted by Rachel Merriman

The ‘job’ of being a yoga teacher and a mom… Teaching yoga has been one of the most rewarding parts of my life. I have been blessed with an amazing ‘job’. I have also been blessed with the ‘job’ of being a mom and two kids, who even though at times make me want to […]

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Yoga for Athletes: Winning the Mind Games

posted by Jennifer Wilford

Yoga began as an exercise for me. Nothing more. But only seeing the physical benefits of yoga is like going to Baskin Robbins and getting chocolate ice cream every single visit. My son does this, and there’s absolutely nothing wrong with it. But yoga is 32 flavors and then some, and if you only pay […]

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Yoga is for Athletes, too. Here’s why…

posted by Jennifer Wilford

When I rolled out a yoga mat five years ago, it was quite simple, I longed for longer hamstrings. I looked at it as training. My teacher called it a practice. Regardless, when I started, I wanted out. Pronto. Faster than I could finish a 400-meter jaunt around the track. I could outrun every of […]

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Revolved Side Angle Pose | Parivrtta Parsvakonasana

posted by Nancy Nelson

This month, we are focusing on Parivrtta Parsvakonasana or Revolved Extended Side Angle Pose. Here’s what IYS 200 Hour Graduate, Michelle (pictured) had to say about this posture… “My favorite thing about this pose is it challenges me every time I get into it. Some days my balance is the challenge, while other days it […]

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