Year in Review

Anjali Mudra Yoga: Our Journey so far… After a lifetime of yoga and meditation practice, 9 years of teaching and having recently completed a Bachelor in Social work, this November 2014, I made the decision to open my own yoga studio. The intention was to build a community space where people could share in the [...]

By | November 7th, 2015|Adventures of Opening a Studio, Anjali Mudra Yoga Studio|3 Comments

Mudra Practice for Intuition with Angela Chiarella

Mudra practice for Intuition Always sit with a tall spine, close the eyes and gaze inwards at the third eye and us e a long a slow breath unless otherwise indicated. 1-Mudra for releasing anxiety HARKANAM SAT NAM 2-Mudra for help with a grave situation HUMEE HUM, BRAHAM, HUM BRAHAM HUM 3-Mudra for trust: HAR [...]

By | August 31st, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Yogic Principles and 8 Stages of Yoga with Angela Chiarella

5 Yogic Principles Asana- Postures Pranayama- Breathing techniques Savasana- Relaxation Sattvic- Proper healthy diet Dhyana- Regular meditation 8 Stages of Yoga Yamas- Observances towards others Ahimsa- Non Violence (Mudra for eliminating fear)         Satya- Truthfulness (Mudra for right speech) Navel level         Asteya- Non stealing (Mudra for inner integrity). [...]

By | August 29th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mudra Mediation History with Angela Chiarella

History of Mudras - Mudras are 5000 years old and originating in Egypt. They were used in rituals performed by the high priests and priestesses. They were also one of the many healing modalities used by the Egyptians and used in prayer and communication with the gods. Mudras were seen in the hieroglyphs and sculptures. [...]

By | August 25th, 2015|Mudras|0 Comments

Mudra Practice with Angela Chiarella

  I was taught meditation techniques in childhood to ease an anxiety disorder. Being someone with anxiety has been at times challenging but it also brought me to many practices of self-exploration. I began yoga at 18 and only had access to books and videos in the beginning. I explored yoga and it’s many traditions [...]

Releasing tension for a better breath

This video gives some stretches to help both the primary and secondary respiratory muscles to relax. You will also learn how to release the fascia or connective tissue. Being able to breath fully and release tension of the neck shoulders and between the ribs will also help relax the parasympathetic nervous system. This will help [...]

By | March 10th, 2015|Yoga Videos|0 Comments

About Spinal hernia

This video explains what a spinal hernia is, how to help prevent it and what to do to help rehabilitate a hernia after it has happened. The general rule is to practice active back ends and standing postures. This will strengthen the spinal muscles. Also avoid rounding the back before or after a recent hernia. [...]

By | March 10th, 2015|Yoga Videos|0 Comments

Shoulder stand with chair

This posture shows shoulder stand with the use of the chair. Again keep the chair on the mat so it doesn't slip. It is appropriate to do this when pregnant except in the case of a diastasis or separation of the abdominal muscles. It will also not be comfortable if you are suffering with heart [...]

By | March 10th, 2015|Yoga Videos|0 Comments

Hip and Back

This video is for tension in the thoracic spine and the hips. It addresses hip tension in the front; hip flexors correction ASIS anterior superior iliac spine, side hip and back hip.  

By | March 10th, 2015|Yoga Videos|0 Comments

Restorative Yoga

This video is a restorative sequence. Each posture can be held for 5 minutes. You can set a timer for yourself. The video shows the proper setup and the way to safely come out of the postures. If you have a chair to use please make sure it's always on the mat to avoid slipping. [...]

By | March 10th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments