World Yoga Day 2017

International Yoga Day 2017

It’s that time of the year again – International Yoga Day 2017!  We invite you to join us as we celebrate the 3rd annual International Yoga Day 2017. This day, June 21st, was commissioned in December 2014 when India’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, called upon the United Nations to create a day that celebrated Yoga. This bill was supported by … Read More

Aham Yoga Book Club.

At Aham Yoga, we constantly strive towards giving you more yoga through classes, personal attention, training, events and workshops, and access to more yoga knowledge through books, our blog, etc. Always striving towards our motto, “Y-your, O-own, G-goals, A-achieved©” each day, we began hosting a Yoga Book Club in the summer of 2016 – a longtime dream! WHAT IS THE … Read More

Summer Hip Opening Intensive

Hip Opening Intensive Yoga

Summer Hip Opening Intensive Are you looking to deepen your yoga asana practice? Open and strengthen the hips for a stronger, lifelong practice? Then join us for our 4 Week Hip Opening Intensive this July! Lead by our lead instructor, Arundhati Baitmangalkar, who will guide the class through a variety of asanas, or postures, designed to open and strengthen the … Read More

Mommy and Me Yoga Classes

Mommy & Me Yoga

Mommy and Me Yoga Classes We have had the privilege of guiding many of our expectant mothers through their practice of yoga for all or part of their pregnancy. We have heard their stories of new motherhood, the triumphs as well as the struggles, and have learned to understand how much more challenging it is to make it to a … Read More

Jala Neti Workshop

Jala Neti

WHAT IS JALA NETI? Jala Neti Kriya is a cleansing technique native to the tradition of Hatha Yoga, and is one of it’s six purification methods. Jala = water, neti = cleansing; jala neti = water cleansing. On the surface of it, the practice involves pouring lukewarm salinated water through one nostril, and then letting it flow out through the other. While … Read More

Summer Hike & Yoga

Summer Hike & Yoga

 Do you enjoy the great outdoors, and reaping the countless benefits that nature has to offer? Have you ever considered taking your yoga mat outside the studio or home, and pairing the natural beauty with your practice of yoga? Well I bet you are now! And if so, you should consider joining us as we take our mats from the … Read More

Yoga Nidra

Yoga Nidra

What is Yoga Nidra? Yoga Nidra is a powerful yogic technique of deep relaxation. It has been grossly overlooked by the body-obsessed modern yoga practitioner who starts and ends his yoga journey with only the yoga asanas, or poses. Since we live a life that is constantly about moving on to the next thing, we hardly stop to pause, digest, and reflect on what is … Read More

Legends of Yoga Workshop

Who are the Legends of Yoga? Today, the practice of yoga is available almost everywhere – from yoga studios, to gyms, and online classes. In any corner of the world. But did you ever stop to wonder how this ancient tradition made its way to you and I? What course did it take? Who carried this knowledge on to us? How … Read More

Top 10 Yoga Sutras Workshop

Top 10 Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

Top 10 Yoga Sutras Workshop The Yoga Sutras are perhaps the most vital text for any serious yoga practitioner or teacher. This book is a compilation of a 196 yoga sutras, or aphorisms, written by Patanjali containing the wisdom about the practice of yoga. It is still relevant today after 5,000 years of existence. Join our founder, Arundhati Baitmangalkar, as we start our journey to … Read More

Prasarita Padottanasana (Standing wide leg forward fold)

PRASARITA PADOTTANASANA  ORIGINAL NAME: Prasarita Padottanasana ENGLISH TRANSLATION: Standing wide leg forward fold (prasarita = spread, Pada = feet, uttana = intense, asana = pose) LEVEL – Beginner BENEFITS: Strengthens the quadriceps, gluts and calves Builds endurance in the legs and arms Relieves stiffness in the hip joint Releases lower back discomfort Increases circulation in the trunk Builds willpower and resilience CONTRAINDICATIONS: Diarrhea Chronic fatigue COMMON … Read More