This 50-minute contemplative yoga class explores the balance between movement and stillness. We’re labeling this as an advanced class because it includes arm balances and transitions from crow pose to headstand. Our peak pose is a half-lotus variation of tripod headstand.… Read More YouTube Yoga Class: Exploring Movement and Stillness
We might equate the practice of isvarapranidhana with ‘let go and let god.’ In truth, the layers of meaning here have limitless depth. We explore isvarapranidhana in body, speech and mind with the following 60 minute yoga flow.… Read More YouTube Yoga Class: Meditation & Movement on Isvarapranidhana
We’re back with a 60-minute heart opening yoga flow. This intermediate-level class builds to setu bandha sarvangasana, or bridge pose. We’ll play with three variations for three levels of opening.… Read More YouTube Yoga Class: Three Variations of Bridge Pose
In this loving kindness, or maitri meditation, we send healing positive vibes to healthcare workers, those who are sick, and all those affected by Covid-19.… Read More Maitri Meditation in Response to Covid-19
Join us for an athletic 60-minute online yoga class for intermediate to advanced practitioners. This classic rock yoga flow is all about the music!… Read More YouTube Yoga Class: Classic Rock Yoga Flow
When it’s no longer safe to visit your local yoga studio, it’s time to practice at home. But where to begin? May this post be of benefit by giving you a starting point from which to design your own home yoga practice. … Read More Design your own Home Yoga Practice
Here at Baja Surf Yoga, we’ve been taking retreat groups to Todos Santos since 2016. We love this town as an intro-to-Mexico destination because it’s perfectly charming, easy to navigate, and offers new travelers a healthy mix of the familiar and unfamiliar.
After years of responding to requests for Todos Santos travel advice, surf and yoga advice, we’ve finally gotten smart and incorporated all our favorite haunts into this here blog. May it be of benefit to you in your travels.… Read More The Baja Surf Yoga Travel Guide for Todos Santos
This year in year in my yoga classes, and in my personal life, I approached New Year’s Resolutions from a yogic perspective, that of sankalpa. How does a yogi set their New Year’s resolutions? We explore. … Read More Sankalpa: How Yogis Make their New Year’s Resolutions
The Tibetan Buddhist tradition organizes laziness into three types. The first is procrastination, the second is the laziness that comes with being too busy, and the third is the laziness of low-self esteem, or lack of faith.
Each one of us has all that we need to live the life we dream of. If you’re reading this blog, that dream life likely includes the freedom to travel and surf the world, and the spaciousness to meditate daily.
So why aren’t you?… Read More Buddhist Antidotes to Laziness, so You Can Surf More and Work Less
Here’s something that’s important to us: sustainable travel and moving through the world doing the least harm possible. Yoga’s foundational practice of ethics, as outlined by the yamas and niyamas, puts “do no harm,” or ahimsa, at the top of the list. Hence, at Baja Surf Yoga we put effort into mindfully choosing the locations for each of our Southern Baja adventures. By doing so, we stay true to our yoga first philosophy.… Read More Sustainable Travel: Practicing Ahimsa on the Road