Study Sessions: Frankie Fernandes

Mindbodybrew is ultimately about providing a space for written reflection at every step along the yoga path. We hope that by sharing assignments from our Teacher Trainees, we can expand their deep investigation into community-wide dialogue. The following was written by Frankie Fernandes, in response to her investigation of class theme development. Upon receiving an … Continue reading

On the Mat: The February Trek

Having just returned from winter activities such as cross-country skiing and hiking in snowy terrain, I am committed to observing my footsteps on the mat for the rest of this month. The trek that is February, between the New Year and Spring, is a tough one. Mentally and physically, February can be a struggle for … Continue reading

Off the Grid: Living ADK-Style

It had been a long time since MindBodyBrew went “off the grid” (the “grid” being NYC and my office, in this case) so I spent the last few days in the Adirondacks with close friends at their home on Lake Champlain. I always enjoy the change in my routine that naturally occurs there. Instead of … Continue reading

Study Sessions: Katherine Moore

Mindbodybrew is ultimately about providing a space for written reflection at every step along the yoga path. We hope that by sharing assignments from our Teacher Trainees, we can expand their deep investigation into community-wide dialogue. The following was written by Katherine Moore, in response to her meditation and Buddhist philosophy studies with Ethan Nichtern. … Continue reading

On the Mat: Warming Your Core

Two weeks ago, we located our core on MindBodyBrew with a breathing exercise. With the chilly weeks of Winter really settling in, let’s find a way to keep that core warm. Over the weekend, I heard of a trend in spa treatments involving cold saunas. Apparently, you enter a space that is cooled to -110° … Continue reading

Study Sessions: Frankie Fernandes

Mindbodybrew is ultimately about providing a space for written reflection at every step along the yoga path. We hope that by sharing assignments from our Teacher Trainees, we can expand their deep investigation into community-wide dialogue. The following was written by Frankie Fernandes, in response to her studies in class theme and development. This assignment … Continue reading

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    Our founder @taramarieperri is featured in this month’s Retreat issue of DVEIGHT Magazine!  The perfect read for this snowy Sunday morning. 
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#Ruralist: "We’re made up of space, air, fire, water and earth. In the Northeast we experience the seasons with distinction and have an incredible opportunity to observe how the cycles and rhythms of the seasons change both around us and within us. During the winter, the body, like the natural world, is weak from fall’s death cycle and needs winter’s deep rest to reinforce its strength for spring. Winter holds a special opportunity for introspection. Trees and animals are always showing us how to live. In the winter they retreat and hibernate. The cold also encourages us to stay indoors so we can explore the benefits of quiet and stillness—to make time to develop and engage in self-care." - TaraMarie Perri, founder of @perriinstitute (📷 @pbcrosby | interview @jillianschein) Join @luminousarchitecture tonight at 6:30pm in Union Square for this week’s Fall Seasonal Yoga Series. Register on our website.
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