6 Questions To Consider When Enrolling In A Yoga Teacher Training by Michael Bick

July 5, 2017
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So you’re ready to take the plunge. By enrolling in your first yoga teacher training (YTT) program, you’re diving into the profound ocean of yoga. Congratulations! You’re about to embark on a lifetime journey of personal growth and learning. With yoga’s increasing popularity has come a plethora of new teacher training programs. But faced with […]

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Teacher Training Community Scholarships

June 27, 2017
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Are you a steady yoga practitioner at Balance? Do you want to deepen your yoga study? We want to help you. And we want to grow our loyal community of yogis. So this year we’re offering two scholarships for dedicated yoga students. Our Teacher Training helps you nourish a deeper understanding of yoga, delve into […]

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Are You Feeling the Burn? by Sharon Floyd

June 20, 2017
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Have you ever felt your temperature rise after one sip of wine or a cocktail? Then before you know it you’re forehead is damp and your shirt is soaked? Living in New Orleans, we’ve all felt the weight of the oppressive heat and humidity. Booze Burns One time at a party in the woods, one […]

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Why Introverts Make Inspiring Yoga Teachers

June 13, 2017
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Let’s face it. Social media fools us with images of yoga teachers… posing on beaches, in busy traffic, on top of mountains. Do you think that yoga teachers must delight in being in the limelight? Have your dreamed of studying  yoga or teaching, but dismissed your musings because you’re an introvert? I enrolled in a […]

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Summer Solstice Cooking Workshop: Sunday June 25th

May 30, 2017
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Featuring: Hands-On Cooking Workshop, Lunch and Yoga Get a jump on summer heat with this hands-on Ayurvedic cooking workshop! Things are heating up in New Orleans, but don’t fret—Ayurveda can help you keep your cool. In Ayurveda, the outside temperature impacts our internal balance.  Hot weather raises Pitta dosha, our temperature regulator, and we can […]

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Mysore Demystified: Conquer Your Fears, Focus and Build Strength

May 12, 2017
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Are you ready to take care of yourself, in a way that calms your mind so you can focus and be a stronger person? Mysore-style Ashtanga classes are for new students, advanced, those with injuries, young, old, and overweight. Ashtanga yoga is the original form of all flow-based yoga styles – vinyasa, jivamukti, fast flow, […]

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Become Body Wise: Self Care with Yoga and Ayurveda

May 12, 2017
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Have you experienced insomnia, chronic stress or anxiety? Have your observations been validated by your doctor? Have you been given pills to treat your symptoms? Typically, we’re told what we should take to cure our ails. But taking a small white pill doesn’t uncover the roots of our ailments. In Eastern healing modalities, the body, […]

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Yoga Teacher Training Info Session: Thursday, June 15th at 6:30pm

May 3, 2017
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Do you love yoga and all the ways that it’s improved your life? Maybe you’re toying with the idea of enrolling in a teacher training. Or maybe you want to do a training, but you’re not sure which training is the right fit for you. The Balance Yoga teacher training guides the curious yoga practitioner […]

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3 Myths of Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga That Even Advanced Yogis Believe

May 1, 2017
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Have you seen Mysore-style Ashtanga on our schedule, and thought….what’s that? Were you scared because you’ve heard that it’s dangerous, rigid or complicated? Let’s face it. Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga intimidates people.  It’s practiced in a quiet room, and new and experienced students practice together. Spooked by Mysore-style, you attend whatever class fits your schedule. By surrendering […]

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Spring Series: 4-Week Intro to Yoga

March 23, 2017
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An intro series is the perfect way to get started with yoga if you are new or want a progressive introduction to yoga. Experience and/or flexibility are NOT required for these series. Intro to Yoga: Focus on Alignment with Amanda Credeur April 5, 12, 19, 26 Wednesdays 6-7:15pm  This series will demystify every cue you’ll […]

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