The Hot Yoga Spot owner was featured in Times Union Women At Work section about how she stayed connected and enhanced business during quarantine.
"As I write this, The Hot Yoga Spot has been closed for almost two months. We have been open for almost a decade and words can't describe how much we've missed the sweaty hugs, the powerful classes, the laughs and the tears that we usually get to share across our five Capital Region locations. Although we are devastated to be closed and are missing everyone dearly, we are focusing on the silver lining of this situation and we are excited...more
Have you ever taken a moment to think about how your breath and body feel when you are relaxed as opposed to when you are stressed and tense? Next time you feel calm and relaxed, take note of how your body is feeling. Do you notice that your breath is slower and deeper? Without you even realizing it, those deeper breaths are sending signals to your brain to calm down and relax. In today’s post, we are going to be discussing a few excellent breathing exercises that you can incorporate into your daily routine or whenever you are feeling stressed in order to bring your body and mind back to a...more
Good sleeping habits play an important part in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Quality sleep can improve memory, promote emotional stability, and plays an essential role in many of the body's healing and metabolic functions.
However, many people struggle with falling asleep and staying asleep. Luckily, there are a few things you can do to promote more restful sleep. For example, yoga poses that help with sleep can be a great way to unwind and de-stress before bed. In addition to the flexibility and relaxation benefits of yoga, just having a nightly pre-bedtime routine can be a...more
Stress levels around New York State have spiked in the last week and the Capital Region has not been immune. As the number of local diagnoses of COVID-19 rises and as officials encourage people to stay home, The Gazette spoke with a few local experts about how exercising at home is helping people cope with the stress of the constantly-shifting situation.
One of the most common at-home exercises that can help with stress-management is yoga, and, despite having to close earlier this week, The Hot Yoga Spot hasn’t stopped offering classes; they’ve just shifted to virtual...more