Author Archives: The Mala Yoga Blog

About The Mala Yoga Blog

We are a Brooklyn-based studio that focuses on alignment, balance and community. Have a read, try one of our Practice Podcasts, or come in and say "hi" in person!

The Consistency of Trying

by Blakeney Schick For years, I have worked on crow pose. And for years, it has remained a mystery. After a bad fall on to my right wrist, pain became part of the equation, taking the pose off the table … Continue reading

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Why Shoulderstand is So Good for You!

by Angela Clark Before I go into the benefits or shoulderstand, let me just say this: shoulderstand was one of those poses that when it came up in class (and 15 years ago it always came up in class), I … Continue reading

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The Meaning Behind Malas

When we decided to open a yoga studio we sat down and contemplated what was important to us, and community was number one on our list. We named the studio Mala, after the rosewood beads that we each wore (and … Continue reading

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How To: Spring Cleaning Without Chemicals

by Angela Clark I love spring – the promise of new beginnings, bright colors, and fresh scents. I like to take inspiration from the season and make my home crisp and clean, too. However, I tend to run into one big problem – a lot of … Continue reading

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Reflections from Puerto Rico

We are back from a wonderful retreat at Casa Grande in Puerto Rico, and are so grateful to the amazing yogis who shared their practices with us over those magical four days! Lauren Ginsberg wrote this beautiful piece about her first day … Continue reading

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