Yoga

Posted by admin on November 26, 2013 in Inspiration
Melissa Longfellow is a 500-hour Certified Baptiste Instructor, the founder of 3 OMS YOGA, and an avid Surf, SUP and loved yoga teacher! After several years of being unconscious of, and unkind to her body in her 20's, she sought out yoga for healing and serendipitously arrived into a daily yoga practice with Baron Baptiste (who continues to be her main teacher, 15 years later). Her body...
Posted by admin on November 7, 2013 in Yoga
Yoga can be done anywhere. Wow, what a concept. Although it may seem obvious, how many times do you actually stop to roll out your mat outside of the yoga studio? This summer I lived “life on the road” hoping from train to bus to car to airplane and while I was covering a lot of ground, my body was taking a toll. All that sitting! All those cramped spaces stuck between King Kong and The...
Posted by admin on November 5, 2013 in Yoga
In eighteen years of teaching yoga, I have only led one 200-hour training. It was co-taught with Steve Ross, one of the most dedicated yogis I know. However, those of you that have been to Maha Yoga in Brentwood are already laughing. It was a circus! And like all circuses, it was fun! Aside from that one training back in 2000, I am notorious for being resistant to leading teacher trainings...
Posted by admin on November 5, 2013 in Yoga
Your yoga practice is evolving every day. You’ve fallen in love with (insert favorite pose here) and you finally nailed a headstand. Your teacher has become someone you look up to for thoughtfully choreographed postures and inspirational wisdom. You felt your mind get rocked, your hips open up; you’re more in tune with your senses, have a fascination with breath, think more about what you consume...
Posted by admin on October 22, 2013 in Inspiration
Known for his thrilling cello playing that incorporates new techniques to create a unique mix of folk, bluegrass, jazz and R&B, Ben Sollee possesses rough, smooth, smoky vocal stylings and a knack for intricate arrangements. Sollee shares himself completely with his audience, whether it be by personal lyrics, or his commitment to the environment.  We are so psyched to see him perform at...
Posted by admin on October 15, 2013 in Community
"To find that flow of breath and movement not only in surfing, but in yoga, is so important because if you're doing it without breath, if you're trying, if your effort is there then your ego is there, then it's a struggle!" In this Speakeasy talk from Wanderlust O'ahu 2013, hear Pro Surfer and founder of "Surf into Yoga", Rochelle Ballard, describe how her passion for surfing lead her to wellness...