Posts tagged yogi
Happy, baby.

Yen Yoga & Fitness is committed to developing each student’s practices and well-being through yoga, cycling, and…dating services? All kidding aside, we are so excited for the Modrall-Lindstrom family! What’s the news? Here it is in their own words.

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Student Spotlight: Jan Karttunen

My first class at Yen Yoga & Fitness was in November 2010.  I truly remember it like it was yesterday because it was shortly after the studio first opened and after months of pleading, I finally convinced my now husband, Jason, to come check the studio out with me.  90 mins later in the hot room with Kate (my husband was a trooper!) I knew I was hooked!

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Get More Out of Every Yoga Pose

Juggling all of life’s responsibilities makes our time very precious—especially the time we give ourselves. The key to getting the most of your precious time for yoga, meditation or exercise—or whatever else it is that you do to feed your body and soul—is to be present, and not to let those life responsibilities turn into thoughts that creep in and distract you.

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At Age 92, Yoga Master Says Everything’s Possible

Born in India, Porchon-Lynch worked with the French resistance during WWII, studied yoga under legends B.K.S. Iyengar and Indra Devi, has met the likes of Duke Ellington and Mahatma Gandhi, modeled couture in Paris, acted in Hollywood, and founded her own yoga studio, Westchester Institute of Yoga. And? Five years ago she picked up competitive ballroom dancing.

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Zen at Work: Stretching at the Office

For those of us with desk jobs, it’s important to take time to move a little while at work (and no, walking to the water cooler doesn’t count). In fact, nothing beats the 3 p.m. slump better than five minutes of gentle stretching and breathing; it gets your blood flowing (thus waking up your brain) and can help prevent repetitive stress injuries like carpal tunnel syndrome.

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