• New Vinyasa Yoga Class in Cedar City

    By Kat Rodriguez on April 18, 2017
    0
    0
    A Unique Class in Cedar City I have been invited to teach a Vinyasa class at the The Healing Tree in Cedar City, UT.  This fun energetic class is held on Monday’s at 5:30pm.   The class is suitable for all levels including beginners.   Breath and Movement Flow Vinyasa yoga uses a mindful flow to help students link breath with movement.  It […]
  • Weekend Notes

    By Kat Rodriguez on July 9, 2016
    0
    0
    Hi everyone!  To help kick your weekend off on a healthy note I’m sharing a few yoga, nutrition and fitness related articles from around the web. I, and my knees, like this low-impact alternative to the typical high-impact plyometric workout.  These moves are great for developing lean, toned muscle. Can’t wait to make this healthy salad!  I think the avocado […]
  • Bandha Basics

    By Kat Rodriguez on September 14, 2014
    0
    0
      Improve your practice with bandhas-do you know what bandhas are, where they are located and why they are used by yogis? I didn’t either until years into my yoga practice. In this post I’ll cover the bandha basics so you can begin using these powerful locks. In Sanskrit bandha means to lock, hold or tighten. There are three bandhas […]
  • Why You Need To Do Yoga Nidra

    By Kat Rodriguez on September 4, 2014
    0
    0
    I was floating on a cloud, not sleeping but not awake.  Every muscle in my body felt relaxed and my mind was drifting from one peaceful thought to another.  The kind of thinking that doesn’t feel like thinking because it takes no effort.  This memory, recounted from my first yoga nidra experience, is crystal clear in my mind yet it […]
  • What is the Difference Between Hatha and Vinyasa Yoga?

    By Kat Rodriguez on March 31, 2014
    0
    0
    Hatha Yoga, Vinyasa Yoga, Hatha Flow, Power Vinyasa, the names referring to various yoga styles goes on. It can get a little confusing but one thing is for sure, the word Hatha encompasses them all. In Sanskrit, Hatha means forceful and refers to any of the physical practices of Yoga. Studios and gyms often use the general term Hatha to […]
  • Hope Outdoor Gallery: Yoga and Austin Graffiti

    By Kat Rodriguez on February 24, 2014
    0
    0
    As Adrian and I were exploring the nooks and crannies of the The Hope Outdoor Gallery I overheard a woman say, “This is why I love Austin!”. I totally agree with her! This outdoor collection of amazing art is quintisential Austin; edgy, quirky, creative and fun. Hope is a three-story art project located at 11th & Baylor St. The installation […]
  • 5 Green Ideas for the Kitchen

    By Kat Rodriguez on February 15, 2014
    0
    0
    Lately, I’ve been feeling increasingly guilty about what I toss in the trashcan and recycling bin. It just doesn’t feel right to ignore my contribution to the burgeoning landfill or usage of precious resources to recycle waste. According to the Center for Sustainability and Commerce at Duke University, the average person generates 4.3 pounds of waste per day. We have […]
  • How to Stay Calm and Happy: {The Full Yogic Breath}

    By Kat Rodriguez on February 10, 2014
    0
    0
    Last week I made the mistake of making too many appointments back to back.  As I am lying in the spa chair receiving an amazing facial I catch myself becoming tense as I worry about making the next appointment.   The tension builds as I struggle to relax and enjoy this, all to rare, moment of self-indulgent pampering.  Fortunately, I remembered to use a tool from my yoga tool box – […]
  • How to Create a Successful 2014

    By Kat Rodriguez on January 3, 2014
    0
    0
    Want to make sure your New Year’s resolutions become a reality?  Check out my post,  5 Steps to Ensure A Successful 2014,  on blueZelia, Living Life Beautifully to learn how. -kat  
  • Music to Inspire: Deva Premal

    By Kat Rodriguez on December 18, 2013
    0
    0
    The meanings of the words in a Sanskrit mantra are secondary to the sound they make when pronounced, or in the case of Deva Premal, beautifully sung. “The meaning is secondary. The word table is not the table…With Sanskrit, the word ananda is the sound vibration of bliss. In sound the energy of bliss. We have to say bliss; we have to […]