Stress is a given in life. In fact, we often seek challenges on the yoga mat to gain strength, flexibility, coordination. When pushed too hard—on the mat or in life—our bodies can no longer adapt to the demands in front
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!
Success in as a yoga teacher is defined in many different ways. You might define it as teaching three weekly classes at maximum capacity. You could equate it to a $3,500 per month income, teaching private yoga lessons full time (with
Are you ready to make a change in your life? Do you feel stuck in the same cycle of start, lose momentum, quit, backslide, then start again? This can causes frustration, anxiety, and depression to strive for improvement. Likely the right
The goal of yoga is to reach Samadhi. This is known by the Greeks as ecstasis or the flow state by athletes. And while that might be the big-picture objective, most of the time we're looking to make small, incremental changes
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
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