March 2, 2021
I hear people often say “I meditate all the time.” When I ask how they do it, or what it's like for them, I often get a similar answer: “I just sit and think about things.” Hmmm… In yoga, we often talk about ‘sitting with it’ but maybe there’s a misunderstanding of what this actually means.
June 9, 2020
How many times have you heard yourself say I don’t have time to go for a walk, cook a healthy meal, practice yoga, or call my best friend? I hear myself saying similar things to myself quite often, and yet I somehow have enough time in my schedule to check Instagram every 30 minutes for who knows for how long. Sound familiar?
May 12, 2020
When we think of an individual, we like to explore their wellness from seven key areas. Here they are in a nutshell:
May 5, 2020
What is mindfulness?
When I think of mindfulness quite a few different words and phrases come to mind:
April 21, 2020
Right now there is so much uncertainty. When will social distancing end? Will I still have a job at the end of this? When will I be able to do another round of fertility treatments? Well, that last question might have been something you asked your reproductive endocrinologist (RE) more than a year ago
April 14, 2020
At the beginning of this year, we (Orchid Experience) did a 5-class workshop series for couples facing infertility. In one particular discussion during this workshop, one of the couple’s mentioned how easy it was to hide their infertility from the world. At that moment we all recognized that couples going through infertility generally look normal, sound normal, and have no identifying markers that make it obvious that they are suffering through a difficult medical diagnosis. Infertility is an invisible disease.
April 7, 2020
When we think of resiliency we think of our ability to bounce back quickly from difficulties. Below, we outline 8 ways you can implement the practice of yoga off the mat to help you cope with pandemics and other random curveballs life throws your way unexpectedly.
March 31, 2020
In honor of National Infertility Awareness Week, we’re sponsoring our first yoga challenge AND we’re teaching two FREE LIVE Instagram yoga classes. Below you’ll find more details about both.
March 24, 2020
Oh that wonderful phrase “Spring cleaning.” For many of us this feels like a chore. It starts before we can even remember, gathering things we don’t need and burying it in the back of a closet/garage/basement. But this post is about more than just physical “stuff,” it’s all the stuff: emotional, social, and habitual, and yes of course the physical stuff too.
March 17, 2020
In this day and age (especially right now with the coronavirus halting the daily structure of our lives that we value so deeply), things are always shifting, change is ever more constant. With change, comes the need to be even more adaptive and resilient to the ebb and flow of life around us and within us than ever before. Which brings us to the phrase “creating space.” Have you heard of it before? If not, here’s what we mean…