How to Bring Compassion Into Your Yoga Practice

Yoga and service to others are two popular activities, but most people don’t think about how much they have in common. Both activities enrich your life, connect you to the community, help you meet new people, and facilitate learning new ideas that can positively impact your world view. It’s natural to combine the two, helping you and your communities grow stronger together. (BPT) – How to Bring Compassion Into Your Yoga Practice Giving back isn’t just about what others receive. Studies have shown that philanthropy and service light up the brain’s pleasure centers. Joy naturally arises when you help another […]

Top indoor fitness trends to stay in shape this winter

Top indoor fitness trends to stay in shape this winter

(BPT) – Avoiding weather woes this winter? It doesn’t mean you need to give up on your fitness goals. Being indoors provides ample opportunity to stay fit, whether you’re doing so due to the weather or simply by choice. Check out some of the top trends for indoor fitness in 2020 and challenge yourself to try something new to make yourself happier and healthier. Indoor simulators Missing the greens? If you like to golf, consider heading to an indoor golf simulator that lets you practice your swing without having to pay greens fees or worry about weather. But that’s not […]

Bria Tavakoli: Wellness is the New Beauty. Hudson Valley Style Magazine Interview and Photo Story by Maxwell Alexander

Bria Tavakoli: Wellness is the New Beauty. Interview and Photo Story by Maxwell Alexander

Bria Tavakoli: Wellness is the New Beauty. Interview and Photo Story by Maxwell Alexander Max: Hi Bria, thank you so much for the opportunity to shine the light on your life! I’ve known you for years, but please, tell us about yourself πŸ™‚ Bria: I’m Bria Tavakoli. I have been leading yoga retreats in the Hudson Valley for nearly 8 years now. I teach yoga full-time in New York City. I also offer Reiki healing sessions and more fitness-oriented core/Pilates sessions. Max: This is our wellness issues. What is wellness and beauty to you? How has your definition and understanding […]