Centered City Yoga Teacher Highlight—Shannan Hansen

You know how sometimes you experience a perfect string of events provided by life, just at the absolute time of necessity? When everything syncs together almost in a state of serendipity? That is how I met Shannan Hansen. Just about a month before she joined Centered City Yoga as our incredible studio manager, I met her quite by accident (destiny?). She had expressed on a teacher forum how she wanted to collaborate on a yoga gear and clothing swap. I had been thinking […]

Ahimsa. Living with kindness in body, mind and spirit

Ahimsa. Living with kindness in body, mind and spirit.
When we practice yoga with an authentic heart of love and humility, what naturally arises from within is our tendency to reflect our practice into our lifestyle. This is not to say that yoga practitioners should drastically change their life into whatever the imagined version of a yogi happens to be as fast as possible. This doesn’t generally end well!
Just as a yoga practice slowly evolves with patience by consistently finding ourselves […]

Aparigraha. The Art Of Non-Clinging, or Letting Go. It is a Yama Practiced in the Ashtanga Yoga Lineage.

Dear Yogis,
Life has taught me deep lessons, yet again! The current lesson is aparigraha. The art of non-clinging, or letting go. It is a Yama practiced in the Ashtanga Yoga Lineage.
Since purchasing Centered City Yoga in January of this year, my life has felt like an extreme roller coaster.  I was living in St. George. I had my own sweet yoga studio, Yoga Soul, to care for.  The rhythm of my life was finally for the first time ever, very […]

Centered City Yoga Teacher Highlight—Maria Radloff

Centered City Yoga Teacher Highlight—Maria Radloff: To say I am delighted to share about Maria Radloff is an understatement. Before I dive in, I have a fun background story!
Maria and her family!
My personal primary background in yoga is of the Ashtanga Vinyasa System (traditionally spelled Astanga). It is an 8-limbed lineage carried through time mostly via parampara, meaning direct knowledge passed from teacher to student. Like most timeless paths of great depth, the more knowledge and practice is cultivated, causes one […]