Yoga has been around for perhaps 2000 years, it consists of a series of poses which are known as asanas, the poses are designed to stretch and strengthen the body, but yoga practitioners will tell you it is far more than that. Practitioners of yoga in North Jersey say the most compelling reason they do […]
Chaturanga Dandasana is a major component of Vinyasa Yoga. The full name comes from four Sanskrit words: “Chatur” — meaning “four” “Anga” — meaning “limb” “Danda” — meaning “staff” “Asana” — meaning “pose” The “staff” of the pose refers to the spine — the main support system of the body. When performed correctly, the body resembles a rod or staff, with the spine in one […]
Below is an essay from Powerflow client Melissa Giordano about turning 40 and how yoga helped her embrace the present! Turning 40 can either be stagnant or pivotal. Dramatic or down right depressing. I chose pivotal. At 40, the novelty of motherhood had worn thin. Thin to the point of which I had broken […]
Like people in other areas across the country, individuals who live in North Jersey sometimes find it’s hard to participate in new activities, because their existing schedules are already so full. However, by visiting a studio that offers yoga, North Jersey residents can often discover it’s possible to go to a class that’s offered at […]
If you’ve been to our studios lately, you’ve probably noticed our obsession with Arete Complete mat towels. These unique and gorgeous towels combine a unique blend of nylon and suede polyester. Their designs are inspired by traditional cultures and crafted with innovative technology. These are a must try! They don’t slip, and provide a hygenic […]
A few lessons from Kathryn Budig. Here is an article with 7 tips from Kathryn about getting the most out of your practice! Great pointers, think about these 7 ideas next time you hit your mat!
The recent surge in popularity of yoga studios in NJ has allowed Garden State residents to more conveniently enjoy the various benefits of yoga. These include numerous lifestyle and personal improvements, several of which are described in more detail below. Greater Flexibility Some people are initially hesitant to try this new activity, because they feel […]
Sacrum. Mobility of the sacrum. SI joints. You’ve heard these terms before in class, but what are they, and why should you pay attention to alignment in asymmetrical poses? Check out this article on being safe, properly aligned, and balanced during your practice.
A huge thank you to Olivia Berkman for featuring Powerflow Yoga on her blog. We’re glad you and your boyfriend, Mike, are enjoying all our classes!
We know there are many benefits of yoga: increased flexibility, increased energy & confidence, clearer mind, improved posture, but here are 5 that you may not have thought of! 5 Surprising Health Benefits of Yoga
Are you looking for yoga classes in New Jersey or elsewhere? Regardless of where you live and what your fitness goals are, yoga could be a great thing for you. There are many different types of yoga and there are classes available for all skill levels. Trying a local NJ yoga class could be a […]