Our Favorite Salad Dressing Recipe

As our garden shifts into full swing, we have the privilege to eat the most delicious salads we can dream up and oodles of fresh, healthy greens through the summer and well into the fall. With such high quality and tasty vegetables, we don't find much need to do much...

July 4 and PTSD

As we approach Independence Day on July 4 in the United States, many of us feel gratitude for the veterans and active military duty personnel that make this freedom possible. At Yoga in ME, we strive to provide a safe place for everyone that walks in our door. And,...

(One of) Our Favorite Bean Salad Recipes

One of my students this morning was talking about some of the challenges she's facing in the process of switching to a plant-based whole-food diet. She was noting that it is taking some time to build up a repertoire of recipes. Actually, what she said was that she's...

Summer Solstice 108 FAQ

The Summer Solstice is quickly approaching, hopefully this means we'll finally start to see some warmer days here in Maine!  At Yoga in ME, we are celebrating the beginning of summer and the International day of Yoga at our event, Summer Solstice 108. This is going to...

How to Meditate

5 Easy Steps to a More Peaceful Life Step 1   Find a place to sit where distractions will be at a minimum.   This is easier for some of us than others. Maybe you will choose to hide in a closet or go to the library. Be creative. It will be easier to meditate...

That shouldn’t happen to you!

"That shouldn't happen to you, with all that yoga you do." Many times over the course of healing from a crippling bout of sciatica, I heard this comment. It exemplifies a misconception I find to be fairly common. People seem to have the idea that there are things we...

A Yoga Tragedy

A Yoga Tragedy by Sue Mickey At 5:30 pm, Friday November 2, 2018 a man opened fire at a yoga studio in Tallahassee, Florida. 21-year-old Maura Binkley and 61-year-old Dr. Nancy Van Vessem were killed in the attack. Five others were injured. Maura and Nancy were...

It’s yin season!

Yin Yoga for Clarity this Fall The temperature is cooling off. The wind is drier. There is less sunlight. Nature is telling us it's time to drop inside our bodies and open those drier tissues after the yang heat and activity of summer. The nature of yin is lunar,...

Managing Pain: Opioids and Yoga

Guest blog by Yoga in ME student, Lauren B Cape Opioid addiction has been in the forefront for several years. Although opioids can be very helpful for those suffering, they can also trigger a larger problem. As someone who suffers chronic pain from scoliosis, which...

Acceptance

There is no denying the transformational power of yoga practice. People often start yoga looking to change their lives or change something about themselves. They come to yoga looking to lose weight, get stronger, improve balance, or feel better about their bodies....

What is Boomer Yoga?

Boomer Yoga is one of our most popular classes at Yoga in ME. It's no secret that this is one of my favorite classes to teach. The group of yogis who attend this class are enthusiastic, welcoming, and committed to this practice. It is so much fun to be in the room...

Yoga Nidra

Elements Yoga Nidra   -a poem by Renee Parent   Ring the bell, and call the elements to me. Earth, embracing the body as I'm a babe in arms. Wind, caressing my flesh without any offenses. Water, cleansing my burdens buried deep inside. Fire, kindling the...

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