★★ ★★ ★ Hatha Yoga ★ March 4, 11, 18, 25 9: 30 am ~ 11: 30 am (I want to do it outside if the weather is good) Okumura Exchange Center ★ Asayoga ★ March 6, 13, 20, 27th (Sun) 6: 00 am ~ 7:30 am at radish mountain cemetery ★ Furoyoga★ March 7, 24th 2:… Continue reading March Schedule
Indian guru Osho has many wise words to share about relaxing. Here are some of his thoughts on the myriad ways relaxation helps the body and mind. The first step in relaxing is the body. Remember as many times as possible to look in the body, whether you are carrying some tension in the body… Continue reading Osho: Do not “Hurry Hurry”
★★ February Chika yoga ★★ ★ ★ Hatha Yoga (this is a class that will slowly, carefully loosen up every corner of the mind and body) February 5, 12, 19, 26 from 9: 30 am ~ 11: 30 am at the Okumura Exchange Center Massages available after class ★ Asayoga ★ (a sunrise yoga class) February 7, 14,… Continue reading February Yoga Schedule
It is possible to make your own meditation cushion! I purchased colorful felt from Fukushi-center in town and stuffed it with a small pillow. It is washable and removable as well. During asana, this cushion makes difficult yoga positions more achievable. When you take a sitting position during meditation, this cushion elevates the rear and… Continue reading Handmade Felt Meditation Cushion
This spring break, my best friend Chiho Katsuyama will host a Yoga & Art Retreat in Ogasawara. It is a little early, but FYI. Participants from the mainland are also welcome!
Although I believe that yoga cannot heal physical or mental diseases, I do believe that yoga can relieve stress that has built up in your body over time. If you keep doing yoga for a long time, you can become truer to yourself and begin to choose a life free of stress. By continually practicing… Continue reading Things to Consider When Doing Yoga
While massage sessions can sooth sore muscles and leave the body feeling less stressed and more refreshed, massage is unable to solve the deeper problems that cause these ailments. Regular yoga practice can really help clear the mind and solve these deeper issues. What I can do as a massage therapist is to heal your… Continue reading Chika Massage