Tag Archives: mala yoga

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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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 Tree Pose Can Make You a Kick-Ass Runner

by Steph Creaturo I love tree pose, or Vrksasana. Its symbolism – finding steadiness among shaky ground – and its deceptive simpleness. I especially love tree pose for runners. Running is a one legged sport. Unless we run or do yoga, we’re not standing … Continue reading

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Today’s Smoothie: Fuel to Recover & Race

by Steph Creaturo Wednesday was my last run before the NYC Half-Marathon on Sunday. I came home decidedly starving, as I do when a race is four days away. I’m a gluten and dairy-free runner – and sometimes plant-based, depending … Continue reading

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The A, B, C’s of Sun Salutations

by Angela Clark with angela clark saturday march 15 4:00-6:00pm $45 sign up! Sun Salutations, also known as Surya Namaskara, play an important role in the modern day vinyasa class. Derived from the Ashtanga Yoga practice taught by Sri K. … Continue reading

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