Yogis, meet your new home!

  Thought you might like a sneak peak at your new studio! The address is 1572 Wilmington Pike (Rte. 202), Chadds Ford, PA. We are located in the former Philosophy Lighting space (it’s the unit with the arched facade, pictured above to the right of the stop sign) Construction is underway, and our grand-opening is … Continue reading

Discipline: it’s your best friend.

Just for kicks, here is an interview with world-renowned teacher Mary Jarvis. On one of her favorite subjects: Discipline.  Mary will be in Pittsburgh for the Asana Competition in January 2012. A road trip might be in order… When I first started practicing, there were no Hand Towels in the room. There were no water … Continue reading

Heal your body and get in the best shape of your life

“You could go to the gym, go for a run, ride a bike….or you could heal your body and get in the best shape of your life.”, -Jessica Gardner, Studio Director, Bikram Yoga Voorhees. At Bikram Yoga Chadds Ford, we use physical exercise as a means to an end. We want you to be the … Continue reading

Half inch gap…

  The third part of Awkward pose (Utkatasana) is about balance and strength. Come up on the toes just a little, then bring the knees and inner thighs together. Then bend the knees to lower down to a slooooow count of ten, coming down so low that the hips hover just above the heels. Make … Continue reading

Come up higher on your toes!

The second part of Awkward pose (Utkatasana) requires careful balance, so concentration, relaxation and breathing are all crucial. Stand up onto your toes, maximum like a ballerina en pointe. Stretch your whole upper body up towards the ceiling, and sit down on top of your tippy toes. When you think you might fall, lift your … Continue reading