Welcome to Rexburg Yoga

Modern Hatha Yoga
Therapeutic yoga
Natural Movement Yoga
Flow yoga
Furniture yoga
All of these are a good description of what you will experience
when you join the Rexburg Yoga ongoing Tues and Thur morning classes.
566 S 5th W Rexburg, ID

Education of our students to be responsible for their
own health and well-being is a priority.

Rexburg yoga has been bringing a consistent
yoga practice to this area since 1999.

Beginners welcome at any time. We have mats and props to use.

At Rexburg yoga we want students to feel good – body, mind and emotions.
It takes time, attention and continued practice. Join us.

Etiquette tips and complete class information.

This info has been checked and updated as of May 2016

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Chanting Practice

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For those gathering for chanting practice, here’s the “homework” to prepare for the first few meetings. First is an essay I prepared recently: Continue reading

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SRVasana

You won’t find this asana name in any text, ancient or modern since I just invented it, and now let me explain it.
SRVasana. Self-Regulating Vibrating posture. It’s the practice and protocol of eliciting a natural vibration in the body.
In our morning class I’ve been discussing the benefits of shaking, and this week we will learn and practice this Self-Regulating Vibration Posture and experience the amazing feeling that results. Continue reading

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Breakfast Cookie recipe

We had a quick surprise graduation party for Shelly who graduated from Massage Therapy school this week. Breakfast cookies were on the menu, so here’s the recipe. And congratulations to Shelly for her accomplishment. cookies1 Continue reading

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Myth-busting: Yoga and weight loss

We have all seen advertisements or online photos of very thin, and very flexible women in beautiful and challenging yoga postures. This is a constant message to the subconscious mind that yoga will make one look like this model or if weight loss is on the mind, then the message would be that yoga can help weight loss.
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Myth busting: Yoga is Exercise

Yoga is exercise. This myth and question is not so simple to answer. Its both Yes, and No.

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OM music recomendation

I played a track with a beautiful vocal OM in class today and several wanted to know what it was. The particular track is called OM.

Here’s the artist’s site, Lex Van Someren and then a few youtube clips:

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Natural Movement: Squat pose

While its true that a yoga practice does not provide all the movement a body needs, it does provide most of the natural human movements including the squat. What’s the big deal about squatting? malasana-199x300 Continue reading

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Myth-busting: Yoga is the only kind of movement I need

Yoga is the only kind of movement one needs. Is that true? Let’s look at a standard, garden-variety yoga class: inside a room, on a mat, for about an hour, two or three times a week. The student moves forward, back, bending, squatting, lunging, and some twisting. And while this IS beneficial and healthy, it does not fulfill the body’s movement needs. yogaeaglesm Continue reading

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Myth-busting: do my organs twist in a deep twist?

For students not knowing the body anatomy, they might think its possible to have the organs themselves twist or wring out in a particularly deep twist. And teachers, not being mindful of their words, might give this as a metaphor to imagine what’s happening inside. But it’s not true, and not physically possible to have the organs of the body twist or wring out.

BKS Iyengar in a deep twist

BKS Iyengar in a deep twist


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Year of the Red Fire Monkey

Its a fun tradition at Rexburg yoga to take a class and celebrate the Chinese New Year. This year brings in the energy of the Red Fire Monkey. Without knowing anything about the symbolic meaning of this year, one can guess that with a combination of red fire and monkeys, its something wild, passionate, unpredictable and lively.
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