Meditation is a powerful tool to help you sleep better, feel calmer, and embrace life with more zest. It can also remove physical pain and reduce your stress levels. You deserve these benefits--and much more! Start living them today via a
About Kym CocoHi there! I'm Kym Coco, an ocean-loving yogi who is passionate about writing, travel, and great food (among a long list of other things). I feel absolutely alive on my mat, and I created Swagtail as a way to channel that prana into powerful, practical tools that can be used by other fabulous teachers in the yoga community!
Yoga originated as a pathway to reach your potential. It’s a gateway to connect with your spiritual essence. Yogis called this Samadhi. Athletes call this the zone. You can reach this elevated state via physical postures and breathing techniques. Meditation works
There are times in life that require intense physical or mental focus. This can happen in daily life, and it most definitely happens in sports. In either case, your sympathetic nervous system often dominates to increase performance. This is great in competition.
I’ve got a very active mind. This serves me well to complete projects on time, run an organized household, and grow my own business. Yet for many years the constant flow of information from my environment also caused me great stress.
Life is an ongoing stream of events. Some you enjoy; others that cause strain or stress. Yet in order to live vibrantly, you must release the past. You need to let go of trauma or negative emotions — both of which
Yoga props are a great way to create a steady foundation for your practice and prevent injury. One such tool I keep on hand are my Victorem resistance bands. Yes, you can use resistance bands in yoga to build more strength
I just finished the book, Rising Strong, by Brene Brown this week. It seemed an appropriate read in these uncertain times, especially as she talked about honesty and courage — curiosity and dedication. In fact, many of her ideas go hand-in-hand
Yoga is an incredible tool to reduce stress, improve focus, and evolve into the best version of yourself. As a yoga teacher, you facilitate these changes in your students. Yet new yoga teachers can compare themselves to others who are further
Happy New Year!! It’s the start of a fresh new chunk of time in which you can be, do, or have anything. You get to begin anew. Whether you’re reading this on January 1st, or midway through the year, the moment
This past week, I organized my office. I bought a few new binders and found home for lingering documents. I also did a digital clean-out to ensure I am only using the best online resources for my business moving into the