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. 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 person. As humans, connection is vital and the simplest way […]

The Perfect Holiday Gift just for You - Mindful Monday in the Iconic Regal Bag Building in Newburgh

The Perfect Holiday Gift just for You – Mindful Monday Yoga Experience in the Iconic Regal Bag Building in Newburgh

January 13th, 2020 // 6:45 PM Mindful Monday hosted monthly in the Iconic Regal Bag Building in Newburgh, NY overlooking the Hudson River & Mt. Beacon. Mindful Monday hosted monthly in the Iconic Regal Bag Building in Newburgh, NY overlooking the Hudson River & Mt. Beacon. The new year is a powerful time to pause for regeneration, renewal, and self-reflection. Join us for Gentle Yoga, followed by Yoga Nidra meditation. This practice is a simple way to reduce stress. The Yoga Nidra promotes deep sleep & relaxation that is not found in your average meditation practice. The stages of body […]

Hudson Valley Style Magazine September 2017 - Wellness and Beauty Issue

Bria Tavakoli: Wellness is the New Beauty – Interview for Hudson Valley Style Magazine

This is our wellness issue. What is wellness and beauty to you? How has your definition and understanding of wellness and beauty changed over time? Wellness is health and vitality on all levels: physical, mental, and spiritual. Looking for the root causes of any issues, and going deep, if necessary, to heal. My definition of beauty has deepened over time. For me, it’s almost more of a feeling, an energy. It goes way beyond what we see on TV or in magazines. In fact, I got rid of my TV a few years ago, and have never felt more at […]