Hello dear friends. Today, I'd like to talk to you about retreats. For those of you who have never gone on a retreat before, or do not understand the difference between a retreat and a vacation, I dedicate this blog to you. First let's go over some differences between a retreat and a vacation. Retreats are generally themed i.e. adventure retreat, spa retreat, meditation retreat, yoga retreat etc. and there's so many out there that you can find a retreat to fit your style and
For those who are new to yoga and have been confused about some of the language used in classes, I'd like to dedicate this post to you. Now there are many different terms that can be used in the yoga world, but these are some of the most common phrases that I have heard in my yoga journey. Asana - I'd like to start this list with something that I'm sure not too many beginners hear too often, but is a major part of the yoga practice. When someone is talking about Asanas, they
Hello friends, My name is Lindsay Kuipers and I am the founder and CEO of Breathe in Yoga. I am a fully certified yoga instructor based out of North York, Ontario. I have a passion of growing and learning, and then sharing the information I learn with my friends and family (including you!). So now I'd like to share my story on why I started my yoga journey. It's a personal story, and so I'm going to do my best to open myself up and share with you. So back in May 2012 I gradua
I'm pretty sure you've either heard of the word 'diet' or have been on one yourself. It's a great way to lose those few pounds before any big day. There's also a million different diets out there for you to choose from. But in this post, I'm going to explain to you why I don't agree with the very popular diet trends. I believe in lifestyle changes, not short term diets. Whether small or big, changing your lifestyle forever is the best thing you can do for your mind, body, and
Food? I love food! Exercise? I love exercise! Why is ordering a pizza is much easier than going to the studio? Over the years I've learned that being lazy is nice, but exercise makes me feel so much better about myself. The biggest issue I have? Motivation. I believe it's something most of us have struggled with. But how do you overcome such a wall? Well there's a few little tricks that I found over the years to help me overcome my lazy streak. First trick I use, is shopping.