Yoga Postures

Fly. Base. Partner Play!

by Janel DuRoss Warm weather with summer fun is almost here!  If you are looking for a partner infused way to get in and stay in shape, look further into acroyoga/partner yoga. This dynamic integration of yoga and acrobatics (and sometimes thai massage for the therapeutics ‘lunar’ version) is a unique way to build strength, connect with others and

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Restorative Yoga Poses for Better Sleep

by Bridget Fujioka One of the most common causes of insomnia, or trouble falling and staying asleep, can be anxiety and stress. Taking some measures before going to bed can aid in getting a good night’s rest. Be sure to eliminate caffeinated drinks by 3pm. Other factors that can stimulate the body before sleep are cigarettes, television, and our mobile devices. Try to

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Yoga Poses for Thyroid Stimulation

This month at Yoga in the Heights we are focusing on the Thyroid. In a previous post, Erin Kumpf, our in-house acupuncturist, shared with us common disorders of the Thyroid and how Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture, certain foods, and lifestyle changes can correct Hypo and Hyperthyroidism. Even if you do not have a Thyroid disorder, stimulation of the Thyroid Gland, regulates

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