6 YOGA EXERCISES EVERY SKIER NEEDS TO KNOW SKI//TIPS//YOGA Skiers are some of the strongest ath­letes in sport. And it’s not sur­pris­ing why: ski­ing com­bines near every ele­ment of fit­ness train­ing such as agility, speed, strength, power, endurance and flex­i­bil­ity. Which is why this high-energy sport ben­e­fits from the slow and thought­ful prac­tice of yoga. Whether […]

SUP Yoga for Strength and Balance

Seasonal Outdoor Activities — February 12, 2014 at 5:00 am SUP Yoga for Strength and Balance by Elizabeth Kovar Every yogi knows yoga differs on the board than on land. Staying balanced on uneven waters requires extra concentration, strength and balance. But thanks to nature and the stunning view, it’s easy to connect and unite the […]

6 Bedtime Yoga Poses

SLEEP 6 Bedtime Yoga Poses Posted by Elizabeth Kovar × Edit Do you ever come home from a long day of work and find it challenging to relax? Perhaps you find yourself occasionally having staring contests with the ceiling while lying in bed because you have a long list of tasks to complete the next morning? If so, […] | Backpacks, Yoga & Chai Tea: An Indian Journey

This is my post on based out of London, England, UK Elizabeth Kovar | June 24, 2013 | Reply India, the beautiful and chaotic destination, is a country that one must experience to appreciate its culture and lifestyle. I started my journey with three weeks to backpack around the country. After a minor bump in the […]

Summer Solstice Celebrations

GTFO! Summer Solstice Celebrations Posted by Elizabeth Kovar on June 21, 2013 at 12:00 pm It’s finally here – the longest day of the year.  June 21, 2013 marks the first day of summer, and the start to a weekend full of celebrations to salute the sun. As the first official weekend of summer, North Americans rejoice […]

Improve your Yoga Practice!

Want to improve your yoga practice? Check out this article that I and several other amazing yoga instructors are quoted in – to give you advice on how to improve your yoga practice!  

The 5 Best Yoga Mats on the Market

ENVIRONMENT The 5 Best Yoga Mats on the Market Posted by Elizabeth Kovar on June 12, 2013 at 5:00 am Like people, yoga mats come in various sizes, colors and features. In fact, with so many mats on the market, it can be said that there is a mat available for every body, style and personality.  Mats are designed differently […]

Best Yoga Poses for Hikers

Skip to content Best Yoga Poses for Hikers Posted on June 10, 2013 by Elizabeth Kovar Hiking is one of those special outdoor pursuits that can be enjoyed at any age and fitness level. Yoga compliments a hiker’s conditioning routine to maintain strength, stability, mobility and flexibility. The lengthening and strengthening of muscles and connective tissues allow hikers […]

Stop Forcing & Start Regressing Yoga Poses

Too often enough, many newbi yogis are anxious to get flexible fast. Too often are yoga instructors forcing inflexible bodies into positions to deepen the pose and the experience. As research continues to evolve, we are understanding that it’s not just muscles that are lengthening but its also connective tissue and fascia. Deepening too hard […]

2013 Yoga Festivals

2013 Yoga Festivals Posted on May 3, 2013 by Elizabeth Kovar Peace-loving, freedom-seeking and liberal-promoting individuals find serenity and inner-calmness while practicing yoga. So what better way to create a culture of universal love and freedom through a yoga festival. Every year various festivals occur throughout the world to bring together like-minded yogis to celebrate a cause, world […]