Every single person that seems advanced or more bendy or flexible or whatever, started as a beginner. Yoga isn’t about how well you do a pose. Yoga isn’t about being able to wrap your feet behind your head. Yoga is a flow, a meditation, a practice, a way to center yourself and relieve stress.
A shoe for yoga?
That’s what I thought when I first saw the Nike Studio Wrap on Pinterest about a month ago. I was definitely intrigued. Especially since I’ve begun to really increase my yoga practice. So, when I got the invite a few weeks ago to come and experience the new Studio Wrap at the new Chicago Nike Training Club location in Lincoln Park (located at 833 W. Armitage), I was pretty excited! The store itself is extremely impressive and you can tell the folks from Nike Chicago really put their hearts into making it welcoming, feminine and boutique-style. I love it! Continue reading →
I’ve been a fan of Athleta for years. And I almost distinctly remember when Athleta first came out with it’s line of clothing for female athletes about 12 years ago. I was immediately a fan probably only because it was a Gap, Inc. product and I loved the Gap. Over the years, I kept my fan status after buying more than a few products for my extremely active lifestyle. But not until yesterday’s event did I really learn about Athleta’s vision for women in general and for this amazing new store. Continue reading →
“Yoga can be traced back to 5,000 years ago and is a Sanskrit word meaning to join, or yoke; union. Its’ full meaning is about the union of body, mind and spirit. It also is about the ending of the chatter of the mind, so that the mind can experience stillness, thus a meditative mind can be nurtured.” – CorePower Yoga Website