Come experience a week-long yoga retreat aimed at inspiring a deeper connection with ourselves and our environment – one breath, one step, one experience at a time. Together, we will expand our capacity to connect with ourselves, others, and our surroundings, while gaining experiential knowledge and tuning in to your inner teacher. This retreat is a great opportunity to slow down and be present while immersed in a beautiful, natural, tranquil environment. Open yourself to a practice beyond the mat.
Connect To Self: Build body, mind, spirit awareness through daily movement and yogic practice
Connect To Others: Integration into a shared space that cultivates like- minded activity and s...
No matter how many times I say, think, or hear those words; it is never enough.
We live in this incredible world, filled with energy vibrating on all different frequencies and wavelengths. The drumming grounded beat of the earth, rhythms of cleansing rain and ocean tides mixed with car engines, radio waves, lights waves, and satellite signals. The earth’s constant rotation aligned with planets and galaxies all around. People everywhere moving twenty-four hours a day in a variety of activity with thoughts and feelings that create their own pulsation.
When you think about all this, it is no wonder we often feel disconnected from nature, from others, from ourselves. How can we hear the voice of our heart amongst our...
Dana Rivkin and Ivy Katz have co-taught Yoga Union’s previous Teen Yoga for Girls 10-week Class Series. The next one starts on January 14th, and you can sign up here.
Before heading to Costa Rica and handing this next series off to Ivy, Dana shared with Jenna Roberts about the joys of teaching yoga to teenagers.
How did you begin instructing Teen Yoga?
Yoga was a huge part of my life as I was working with teens as an outdoor educator. I realized that I could be blending the two, that both being outdoors and doing yoga were where I feel the most balance and peace and harmony. So, why not offer those benefits to teens as well?
The first time I taught teen’s yoga on a backpacking trip, we were on the Olympic Peninsula. I told the teens that they didn’t...