Mahala Grant-Grierson

Mahala Grant-Grierson

 

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As a breast cancer survivor, I spent this past weekend at a special yoga retreat just for cancer survivors. Held in Montana, it was a combination of horse riding, meditation, yoga, and community.
It's when your day goes completely wrong that yoga can be most useful. I had a bad day at work, and it was my yoga practice that brought me back to happiness and peace.
Meditation is one of the most beneficial aspects of yoga, and I've experienced its mental and physical effects firsthand. Here are some tips that helped me with my own meditation practice.
I can’t tell you how many people tell me they can’t do yoga because they are not flexible, so they don’t try it. So here's the reality of getting started in yoga.
If you're new to yoga or you're deciding to get serious, you need to give props to yoga. Or rather, you need to BRING props to yoga. Here are my suggestions for the best yoga gear.
Summer means vacation, and vacation for me means attending yoga festivals! Here's some of the big ones I'm putting on my calendar. Which ones are you attending?
Being a spiritual guru (whatever that is) doesn't mean your life is perfect. In fact, I contend I'm a better yoga teacher because my life is flawed and my knowledge is imperfect.
Yoga found me and gave me breath during the hardest year of my life. I lost everything, but I found yoga and found myself again. Now, I am a teacher so I can give back to others.
My life is a mess, and I’m doing my best to keep up. I've discovered that bite-sized bits of balance are more attainable and can make all the difference in my day. Here's how I do it.
How do you clean your yoga mat? DO you clean your yoga mat? I did some research and here's some great ideas for homemade, all-natural mat cleaning solutions.
Done properly, yoga is a safe and enriching practice. Here are some guidelines on how to approach yoga in a healthy way, and not let your instructor or your own ego push you into the danger zone.
Even as a yoga teacher, I sometimes find myself slumped over my chair at work. But good posture is good for our health, so it's a valuable habit to practice. Here are 6 poses that can improve posture.