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Marco Island Yoga Group

A few weeks back in snowy Canada after my trip down south, and I still can’t stop thinking about my wonderful experience with Marco Island Yoga!

This Florida favourite is known for its phenomenal yoga classes and group meditations. As a busy traveler, I was thrilled to attend their classes and tune back into my body. While vacations are relaxing, it can be stressful on both the mind and body to be outside of your normal routine. I was delighted to bring my yoga practice with me all the way to the white sand beach!

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How to Practice Fitness without a Gym

There are a plethora of reasons why some people don’t enjoy going to the gym. From public showering, to waiting your turn for your favourite machine, to simply feeling on display – as great as it is, the gym has its list of downfalls.

More and more people have been choosing to forego their gym memberships in favour of getting their daily workout in within the comfort of their own homes! Here’s how you can continue your workout routine without having to leave the house:

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Wheel Pose 101

As a yoga teacher, I’ve found immense pleasure in delving into and expanding my knowledge about the practice. From adopting the yogic principles into my everyday life, to studying each pose for all that they have to offer – yoga is my inspiration.

Therefore, each month on the blog I’ll be giving you a taste of what you need to know about a specific pose, in the hopes that my writing will help strengthen and motivate your practice:

This month I’m going to be talking about Wheel Pose:

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Vegan Spotlight: Bamboo Fire Cafe

As a vegan, restaurant menus and lunch dates can be tricky to navigate. Although most vegans I know don’t complain, and can always find something on a menu that they can eat, variety is the spice of life, and vegans deserve it outside of their kitchens too!

This month’s vegan spotlight is all about the lively eatery known as Bamboo Fire Café:

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Savasana 101

As a yoga teacher, I’ve found immense pleasure in delving into and expanding my knowledge about the practice. From adopting the yogic principles into my everyday life, to studying each pose for all that they have to offer – yoga is my inspiration.

Therefore, each month on the blog I’ll be giving you a taste of what you need to know about a specific pose, in the hopes that my writing will help strengthen and motivate your practice:

This month I’m going to be talking about Savasana, or Corpse pose:

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New Trends in Yoga: The Yoga Wheel

As with any popular “sport” or spiritual practice, yoga has seen its fair share of exciting trends take form in its realm. However, one that has recently caught my eye significantly has been the yoga wheel.

After my daughter began raving about hers and how it helped her do cool things such as the splits, I had to learn more! Yoga props are helpful as they assist people with stretching and increasing their flexibility!

Here are the top 5 reasons you should give yourself the gift of a yoga wheel:

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Vegan Spotlight: Constantine

As a vegan, restaurant menus and lunch dates can be tricky to navigate. Although most vegans I know don’t complain, and can always find something on a menu that they can eat, variety is the spice of life, and vegans deserve it outside of their kitchens too!

This month’s vegan spotlight is all about the lively eatery known as Constantine:

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Cobra Pose 101

As a yoga teacher, I’ve found immense pleasure in delving into and expanding my knowledge about the practice. From adopting the yogic principles into my everyday life, to studying each pose for all that they have to offer – yoga is my inspiration.

Therefore, each month on the blog I’ll be giving you a taste of what you need to know about a specific pose, in the hopes that my writing will help strengthen and motivate your practice:

This month I’m going to be talking about Cobra Pose:

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Vegan Spotlight: Moo Free Advent Calendar

As a vegan, restaurant menus and lunch dates can be tricky to navigate. Although most vegans I know don’t complain, and can always find something on a menu that they can eat, variety is the spice of life, and vegans deserve it outside of their kitchens too!

This month’s vegan spotlight is all about the deliciously vegan alternative to advent calendars, Moo Free:

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About Me

Hi! My name is Heather and I am a wife, mother, office manager, yoga and pilates teacher. And a vegan. I've committed to take back my life, embrace moving and clean, vegan eating. And I want to share it with you, so Yougista was created. You are welcome to join me on the journey. Yougista. Be You.

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