Nowldindia India boasts many of the the oldest structures in the world. It’s one country where the traditional dress not only continues to be worn in daily life, but its style influences modern fashion worldwide. Every other person is connected to their smartphone, ipad, or ipod: on the train, on the street, in buses, in [...]
Our physical body is the vehicle we use to accomplish our goals. The comparison to an automobile is quite apt. Some people drive a fuel-efficient and low-cost car; some drive an “environmentally-friendly” car; some choose a luxury sedan; some drive a truck. The automobile we drive depends on a variety of factors: what we can [...]
These 7 movements will get your heart pumping and the muscles working! Using a unique invention, the Yoga Tree, you can take your rope-based workout anywhere. Jasprit and Tawnnie lead you through a 12-minute sequence to build total strength. Stay hydrated and go at your own pace. visit our shop page or email us to [...]
What does wellness mean? How do I know if I am well? We each have our unique sense of wellness. An Olympic athlete has a different expectation of wellness than does an office worker. A mother taking daily care of a young child has a different expectation from a surfer who is chasing the next [...]
Pranayam is vital to yoga practice. Considering that how we breathe is linked to our overall health, why not use this free gift to maximize our wellness? Some of the most common illnesses in modern societies (high blood pressure and related coronary problems like heart failure and stroke) are related to poor breathing habits. The [...]
Over the last five decades technology has created a tidal wave that has altered societies and brought incredible gifts to people’s lives. Communications, computation, display, media, entertainment, finance, mobility, healthcare, …there is perhaps no area of human experience that has not been impacted by technology – and mostly – in a positive way.
When we hear the word “obesity” it conjures up an image of a heavy person, shuffling slowly through life, unable to freely move, burdened with health problems. Obesity has become an Epidemic; and not just in the U.S. Physical obesity is driven by factors, like overeating, lack of exercise, using food as a tool to [...]
A Teacher’s Perspective by Jane Allen Sometimes people are concerned that RussaYog is new, and thus not “real” yoga. I think of the human body as notes of music, and yoga is the music genre, like classical or jazz. Jasprit is the composer of RussaYog. Iyengar is the composer of Iyengar yoga. Not all people [...]
Breathe and open mindfully, feeling your connection to everything around you. Take the first breath for your wellness; the second, wishing wellness for those you love; the third, sense your interdependence. View Teresa & Jasprit performing this pranayam on a cool winter dawn at the Pacific.
At the 2011 Santa Barbara Walk to Cure Breast Cancer Event, Teresa and Jasprit were asked by Avon® and Prevention® Magazine to teach stretch yoga classes to the Walkers after their event. This 4-minute peek into the yoga portion of the day demonstrates the bold, spirited, generous and loving individuals who gave of themselves for [...]