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Yoga for Scoliosis

Published in “The Lotus” a monthly publication of the Federation of India Community Associations
Written by Vishali Gupta

Scoliosis is the lateral curvature of the spine that occurs most often during the growth spurt just before puberty. Most cases of scoliosis are mild but some children develop spine deformities that continue to get more severe as […]

Ten Teacher Challenge

IT’S A WRAP! WE HAD 48 SUCCESSFUL TEN TEACHER CHALLENGE WINNERS!

We challenged you all to take classes from TEN different teachers during the month of August, and we were overwhelmed by your enthusiasm! You filled up five poster boards and FORTY-EIGHT of you successfully completed the challenge!  We are so proud of each and everyone of […]

Twenty Day June Challenge

Congratulations to the THIRTY awesome yogis listed below who rocked the 20 Day June Challenge! We are so impressed by your drive and dedication. Special kudos go to Josh & Terry Young (pictured above left) who finished in just TEN days, and Bob Dubovec (pictured above right) who finished in 13 days.

The following is […]

Donation-based Barre Class for Support The Girls

Join us May 7th at 1:30 pm for a FREE donation-based Barre class taught by Dawn Holst. We’ll be collecting donations of new or gently used bras and/or new, sealed feminine hygiene products that will be delivered to homeless women and teens. Come for a great opportunity to try our Barre class and at […]

Try Our New Yogi Challenge

Calling all new Chagrin Yoga Yogis… we want you to try as many different classes and instructors as you can during your first unlimited month of yoga, so we’ve decided to offer up the following challenge:
NEW YOGI CHALLENGE:
Once you’ve signed up for our Intro Offer ($40 for 30 days), just add your name to the board […]

Open House and Art Show

Has it really been SIX years? Yes, it has!

We hope you’ll stop by on Sunday, December 6th from 10am – 4pm to help us celebrate our sixth year in business. Tour the new space, check out jewelry and gifts from local artists, enter our raffle, and do some holiday shopping with 20% off clothing! […]

Bikram Demystified: Your Questions Answered

Introduced by Indian yoga guru, Bikram Choudhury, in the 1970s, Bikram yoga classes are more methodical than some other yoga styles. During each class, students are guided through a very specific 90-minute series of 26 postures and 2 breathing exercises, each performed twice. Unlike Vinyasa classes, there is no fluid transition between poses.

Bikram instructors […]

Give Props to Yoga

When you were brand new to yoga you probably thought the only tools needed were your body and your mat. While the minimalist approach is enough for some, incorporating a few props can enrich your practice. While there are many options, the four props used at Chagrin Yoga are the bolster, blanket, block and strap.
Bolster
A bolster is […]

Chagrin Yoga Wins Best of the East!

Chagrin Yoga is thrilled to have been voted the best Yoga Studio on the East Side by Cleveland Magazine readers! Thanks to everyone who came to the party and voted for us! Be sure to pick up a copy of Cleveland Magazine’s Circle East Live Well magazine for a full list of all reader […]

Yoga Fuel: What to Feed your Downward Facing Dog

Fueling your body in preparation for yoga practice is an important step you should not overlook. As with any strenuous physical activity, it is important to maintain awareness of what and when you eat. Practicing on an empty stomach impacts blood sugar and energy levels. Alternatively, eating too soon before class can cause discomfort in […]