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Sandra Turner aka Elektra Tek

Yoga Playlists from Tucson Yoga Teachers: Yin to Flow

DJ Elektra Tek (Credit: Grennell Media) Looking for the perfect yoga playlists to complement your practice? Look no further than our local yoga community. Usually, flow mixes begin with slow tracks to help you warm up. Somewhere in the…

Yoga Props

Yoga Props Hack: 4 DIY Props You Have on Hand

Yoga props are used by novice and advanced yogis alike to personalize and enhance their experience on the mat. Whether you are joining an online class or practicing on your own, yoga props can come in handy. Since COVID-19…

Yoga at Home

Yoga at Home: 9 Tips for Practicing on Your Own

Making time for yoga at home is the best and quickest way to deepen and personalize your practice. One of the biggest challenges for many people is time. Our day-to-day life can feel so busy and full. Since most…

COVID-19 Forces Tucson Yogis Online for Yoga Classes

The COVID-19 fallout is just beginning. On Tuesday, March 17 Tucson Mayor, Regina Romero, mandated the closure of all public places where people congregate. Yoga studios are quite vulnerable to the spread of the virus. Shared props and deep…

AcroYoga Tucson

AcroYoga Tucson: 5 Reasons to Give it a Try Today

AcroYoga Tucson Flash Mob (Credit: Scott Holmes) AcroYoga Tucson has a diverse and welcoming community. There are no prerequisites for this fun and therapeutic practice. I recently met with Alie Buckmire, Peter Gariepy and Lisa Stoner, three Tucson-based instructors…

Workplace Wellness

Yoga on the Job: 3 Benefits of Workplace Wellness Programs

Investment in workplace wellness programs that include mindfulness techniques, yoga classes and other forms of relaxation benefits Fortune 500 companies and small business alike. Are you or any of your co-workers nervous? Irritable? Fatigued? You are not alone. A…

Ahimsa

Yoga On & Off the Mat: 4 Hot Takes on Ahimsa (Non-Violence)

In Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, ahimsa (non-violence) is the first of the yamas (ethical guidelines for living mindfully and peacefully). Ahimsa is the principle of non-violence towards all living things. It encompasses all people, plants, animals, the environment and even…

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