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Lindsay Jean Thomson in Rajakapotasana

17 Jul 2014 ~ 0 Comments ~ Categories: blogbodylifestyleyoga

Benefits of Royal Pigeon Pose: • Affects the whole body as it strengthens, stretches, and tones the spinal column • Stretches the chest and rib cage • Strengthens and stretches the muscles of the groin and hip joints and stimulates the nerves around the spine assisting the metabolism and stimulating the glandular system • Realigns the uterus and stimulates [...]

 

Nails, just as porous as your skin: RGB Cosmetics

30 Jun 2014 ~ 0 Comments ~ Categories: blogbodyeco-livingproducts

The skin’s cousins – nails and hair – are oft-overlooked in world of toxic-free products. Despite the difference in texture, our nails serve the same function as our skin – they protect, filter, and repulse harmful bacteria from entering our bodies. So, what’s the skinny here? Examine your nail polish. Not all nail polishes are [...]

 

Erin Gilmore in Urdhva Prasarita Eka Padasana

16 Jun 2014 ~ 0 Comments ~ Categories: blogbodywellnessyoga

Benefits of Standing Split: Calms the brain Stimulates the detoxification liver and kidneys Theraputic for Sciatica, mild depression and low blood pressure Strengthens the thighs, knees, and ankles Stretches the back of the leg, the front thigh and groin Practice standing splits and more with Erin Sunday, 11:30-1:00 PM Erin Gilmore was a New York [...]

 

Sunscreen: 3 Things You Should Know

02 Jun 2014 ~ 0 Comments ~ Categories: blogbodyfaceproducts

Believe it or not is skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the US. Each year there are more new cases of skin cancer than the combined incidence of cancers of the breast, prostate, lung and colon. While it’s impossible to live a life free of sun exposure, wearing a high quality [...]

 

Yoga Nidra

20 May 2014 ~ 0 Comments ~ Categories: blogbodywellnessyoga

A Special Immersion with Tina Foster Saturday, June 7, 2014   -   3:00-5:00 PM Deeply immerse yourself in the “Sleep of the Yogi” Yoga Nidra is a systematic approach to complete relaxation. American Yoga Master Rod Stryker calls the experience one of “relaxing into greatness.” At the height of practice, the subconscious – where our deepest [...]

 

Allison Hodge in Ardha Chandrasa

05 May 2014 ~ 0 Comments ~ Categories: blogbodywellnessyoga

Benefits of Half Moon Pose: Strengthens your legs, ankles, abdomen, buttocks and spine Stretches your groins, hamstrings, calves, shoulders, and spine Opens your hips and chest Builds coordination and balance Improves digestion Aids in stress relief Therapeutic for anxiety, fatigue, menstrual pain, backache, fertility, sciatica, osteoporosis, indigestion, gastritis and constipation Practice Half Moon and more [...]

 

Yoga Student + Staff member of the Month

26 Jun 2013 ~ 0 Comments ~ Categories: blogbodyyoga

This month, we’re featuring two yogis both have 10+ years of living in San Francisco: Alberto Forero, who’s idea of happiness is pizza (it has all he needs!) and Jacquie Duncan, an IO yoga teacher, who loves chocolate (among many other things!). Next time you see them in class, say hello! NAME Alberto Forero HOMETOWN [...]

 

Yoga Student + Staff member of the Month

22 May 2013 ~ 0 Comments ~ Categories: blogbodyyoga

This month, we’re featuring two yogis both find inspiration in images and nature: Sue Preston, a dedicated yogi to Tina’s Sunday 6:00pm Restorative class and Mandy Kondo, an IO yoga teacher, whose super hero talent is mind reading. Next time you see them in class, say hello! NAME Sue Preston HOMETOWN San Francisco YEARS IN [...]

 

Eye Spy: Yolanda’s 101 on Eye Products (Part 2 of 2)

21 Mar 2013 ~ 0 Comments ~ Categories: blogfaceproductswellness

This week, we pick up where we left off, as Yolanda talks about how to apply eye products and her favorite products for every eye out there. (Read last week’s Part I here). How and when should one apply eye products? Day and/or night? Eye products can be applied both AM and PM. A daytime [...]

 

Eye Spy: Yolanda’s 101 on Eye Products (Part 1 of 2)

13 Mar 2013 ~ 0 Comments ~ Categories: blogfaceproductswellness

It’s true. The eyes are the windows to your soul. This week, IO senior esthetician Yolanda sheds light on the truth behind eye products, answering frequently asked questions from our clients: Are they worth it? How long does it take to see results? No ifs, ands, or eyes about it. Are they really worth the [...]