BPY Welcomes Beginners
If you’re a beginner at yoga postures [asana], you may wonder where to start. Yoga is an ancient practice that has become popular worldwide because of its many benefits for both the mind and body. It’s a great way to reduce stress, increase flexibility, build strength, and improve overall well-being. It is important to remember that there is so much more to yoga than the postures, and the benefits of regular practice extend well beyond being able to hold any pose. That said, here are some tips to get started with the physical side of yoga as a beginner. Balanced Planet Yoga hosts two beginner yoga classes on its weekly…
Rhodonite to the Rescue
Ahhh, so we meet again my crystal enthusiasts! Today we’re going to touch on another crystal that has been called the “rescue crystal”, otherwise known as rhodonite. Physically, this crystal is pink with black veins (manganese oxide) that run through out. Metaphysically, this sublime crystal is known to fill both your heart and soul with love, leaving little space for inner conflict and turmoil. Rhodonite’s energy is also beneficial for balancing emotions while clearing away wounds and scars from your past. This makes it a wonderful companion during inner child work and any time you want to heal matters of the heart. Because rhodonite can absorb negative energy, you’re going to want…
Citrine – Abundance, Prosperity + Positivity
If you clicked on this blog, chances are you either always have a crystal on you (like me) or you’re wondering what the big deal is. Regardless of where in your crystal journey you are, this thread will provide a little insight about specific crystals and how to care for them. We’ll kick off our crystal blog with a stone suitable for Leo season as it shines the sunny shade of yellow/orange. CITRINE!! Citrine is a popular type of quartz used to welcome abundance, prosperity, and positivity. We could all use more of that! An interesting fact about citrine is that it transmutes negative energy rather than absorb it, so it doesn’t…
Community Classes Back at BPY
Community yoga classes mean different things at different studios. Here at Balanced Planet Yoga, a community class is taught by a newly graduated teacher or a teacher new to BPY. The pricing for drop-ins is reduced to $10.00, but a class card can also be used to attend these classes. Many of the teachers are graduates from the studio’s 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Program. You will also find that the studio’s community classes are multiple different offerings like heated classes, vin to yin, BPY flow, or vinyasa. The studio is currently offering the following community classes: Tuesdays and Thursdays – 6 am classes: Tuesday’s class is Movement + Meditation…
High School + College Students – Get Grounded this Summer @BPY!
Balanced Planet Yoga is offering its annual high school + college student summer pass. The pass runs from June 1st to August 31st for $250. This gives students three months of unlimited classes to BPY’s regularly scheduled offerings. Not all stress is bad. Eustress (good stress) can boost motivation and decision-making, which are important to achieving education and career goals. But chronic stress that results in longstanding high levels of cortisol circulating in our systems can suppress the immune system and impair brain function. In fact, science has show that chronic stress can actually rewire the brain and disrupt normal development. Yoga and mindfulness have been shown to improve both…
BPY’s Virtual Yoga Community + Patreon
BPY makes the move to Patreon and you can get in on a free 30-day trial period if you sign up before April 3rd We are so grateful for our time (and your participation) on the Marvelous Platform. Having the ability to stay connected via on-demand + livestream classes during the pandemic was a huge help in keeping our virtual yoga community intact! We have many students that now practice near and far and take full advantage of having BPY’s virtual yoga community “whenever + wherever” for as little as $15/month. In order for us to continue hosting this virtual yoga library of classes we need to make a small…
Taking 5 with Kate – Learn More About Your Balanced Planet Yoga Teachers
Kate Moats is the co-owner of Balanced Planet Yoga. She teaches a variety of classes at the studio and has brought all aspects of the practice of yoga into her teaching. We took some time and asked Kate to her answers to the following 5 questions: 1. What are some of the challenges you have experienced in your yoga practice and how did you work through them? My challenges evolve the same way my physical yoga practice evolves. When I first started practicing my challenge was to not let my ego run how my practice looked or felt. It then progressed to knowing and understanding what my body and mind…
Balanced Planet Yoga Announces Fall Teacher Training Dates
BPY Announces New Yoga Teacher Training Dates Balanced Planet Yoga will begin its next 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training this September in a slightly new format. The opening weekend will be four days, but after that, the program will be three day weekends. The upcoming dates are: Training Weekends [ 5 Weekends ] Sep 7th – 10th [4 days] Oct 13th – 15th [3 days] Nov 3rd – 5th [3 days] Dec 1st – 3rd [3 days] Jan 5th – 7th [3 days] Here are some more FAQs about BPY’s teacher training. Early bird registration is July 31st! BPY Yoga Teacher Training FAQ’S HOW DO I SIGN UP FOR THE PROGRAM? You can now sign…
New Year, New You – BPY New Student Specials in 2017
Balanced Planet Yoga is offering new students several ways to save and start 2017 off on the best foot possible. More details can be learned in studio or by visiting our MindBody site .
What’s Your Dosha?
Whether we think about it or not, nutrition is a huge part of our lives in many ways. What we eat can affect our sleep, energy, skin, weight, hair, nails, bone strength, muscle strength, etc. Diving a little deeper into the affects of food, it can also take a huge part on mental stability. Getting to know your body will help you learn what to eat and when to eat it to keep yourself balanced. We will discuss how to combine nutritional focus and yoga together to keep the mind and body balanced by incorporating Ayurveda into our practice.