HRV and Yoga: Heart Rate Variability Training

Science and Heart Rate Variability (HRV) helps to quantify the effects of yoga and meditation. Yogis have had this heart intelligence for thousands of years. Yoga works. Now we can prove the effects of yoga on the autonomic nervous system (ANS). Like a checks and balances system, the autonomic nervous system helps the body regulate … Read moreHRV and Yoga: Heart Rate Variability Training

Tish Ganey, Yoga Teacher

Contact: Tish Ganey email: tish@takemetotheriveryoga.com Tish Ganey is a RYT 500 Certified Kripalu Yoga Teacher having received her 300 YTT certification at Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in Stockbridge, MA in 2015 and 200 Hour YTT at the Lotus Pond Center for Yoga and Health, a Kripalu Affiliate studio in Tampa, FL in 2013. … Read moreTish Ganey, Yoga Teacher

Yoga and Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)

Chronic Kidney Disease: How Big is BIG? Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is big. It’s as big as the globe, and it affects 1 in 10 people worldwide. One in TEN! That’s big. And in the United States that statistic balloons out to a whopping 1 in 7. In addition to the astounding rates of CKD, … Read moreYoga and Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)

Class Descriptions

Somatics and Yoga SOMA – from Greek sōma ‘body.’ YOGA – Sanskrit, literally ‘union.’ Somatics and Yoga pair perfectly. Somatics is the intentional movement and awareness of the body. Somatics brings our central nervous system out of “sensory motor amnesia.” This gentle practice happens almost exclusively on your back, on the mat. Recline and Supine. … Read moreClass Descriptions

Pranayama – teaching and practicing

Pranayama is one of the 8 limbs of yoga that deals with using the breath to teach us to manage our “prana” or life force energy. Breathing is one of our most important life functions. We have direct control over our breath. The way we breath is the clearest indication of our state of mind. … Read morePranayama – teaching and practicing