Don’t forget about these three basic poses in 2017!

A great pose for a restorative 2017 is half pigeon (seen above). This pose is a hip opener that gives deep relaxation. They say that you keep your emotions in your hips. This is a great to help you leave your emotional baggage of 2016 behind.  Chair pose for sheer power, nothing beats chair pose.  To develop the basis pose further, …

Why Yoga should be your New Year’s Resolution:

There are a lot of reasons for us to stay away from yoga.  Maybe you have an idea in your head about little ladies wrapped up like pretzels or chiseled dudes with their butts high in the air. Everyone in skin tight spandex.  No doubt practicing non-gluten, no-calorie diets and doing things like organic community gardening and aromatherapy in their spare time. …

YRO in Boston Yoga Magazine

Boston Yoga Magazine – It’s an overcast Wednesday morning outside the lobby of Boston’s Children’s Hospital.  That muted palette spills in to the hospital’s lobby – a setting bustling with tears and heart and coughs and conversation, in languages both familiar and distant.  It’s impossible to convey the wave of humility that at once awakens you upon entering that field.  Glance around and you are powerfully …

The Empower Field House at Gillette Stadium

The YRO team recently visited the Empower Field House at Gillette Stadium to meet with Carolyn Stearns to start planning for the 2017 New England Yogathon.   The event is scheduled for April 31, 2017, and it is shaping up to be bigger and better than ever before (exciting announcements coming soon:).  “There is something about the Yogathon that is …

YRO in Boston Magazine

BostonMagazine – Yoga Reaches Out has announced their annual yoga-thon date for 2015, so come spring, you’ll be able to once again practice where the pros do. On Sunday, April 26 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. you’ll get to practice your postures with a thousand—yes, a thousand—other yogis where the Pats practice their Super Bowl winning plays—at the Gillette …

YRO on ABC

WCBV5 –  Different kinds of healing are now being offered to parents, patients and staff at Boston Children’s Hospital, thanks in large part to the nonprofit “Yoga Reaches Out.” One such treatment is Reiki. Hand placements channel energy, working along meridians just like acupuncture, to help balance the body and, for moms like Dana Onyewu, to help cope. “Just to have …

YRO on WCB5

WCVB5 –  On May 1, the Empower Field House at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, will be transformed into a giant yoga studio, as 1000 people descend onto the turf for a day-long charity event to raise money for Boston Children’s Hospital…  In its 6th year, the Yoga Reaches Out New England Yogathon will once again bring together the yoga community …

Seva: selfless service

  …what is Seva? Seva is a Sanskrit word meaning “selfless service”.  In ancient India, it was believed that helping others  leads to spiritual growth, and it is important that we do not forget that in today’s modern world, where it can be so easy to spend our time being angry and pointing fingers.  The idea of selfless service (seva) …