Welcome to Rexburg Yoga

Modern Hatha Yoga
Natural Movement Yoga
Flow yoga
Furniture yoga
Joint-friendly 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 so our students feel 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.

IF MADISON SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED FOR COLD TEMPS, WE WILL STILL HOLD CLASS.

IF MADISON SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED FOR BLIZZARD, HEAVY SNOW IN THE MORNING HOURS AND PARKING LOTS ARE INACCESSIBLE, WE ARE CLOSED.

IN LATE FALL AND WINTER, IF THE POWER IS OUT ALL OVER TOWN STILL BY 8:30 BEFORE CLASS, WE WILL NOT HAVE CLASS.

This info has been checked and updated as of Jan 2017

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May all beings be happy

Here’s the mantra that Leslie used in January to close the class: Lokaha Samastaha Sukhino Bhavantu

It means – May all beings be happy and free from suffering and may my own thoughts, words and actions contribute to that happiness.

Here’s a very long version of that mantra:

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Yoga Flow with Mul Mantra

One of the universal energies is the spiral; like the seasons coming continually around and around. As an illustration of this universal energy, Leslie introduced a vinyasa flow that we will return to many times over the year. It is accompanied by the mul mantra. spiral Continue reading

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2017 at Rexburg Yoga

We will take the theme for our classes this year from this quote by Joel Kramer:

Yoga is a living process. The heart of Yoga does not lie in visible
attainments; it lies in learning about how universal patterns express themselves through individuals.

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Surya Namaskar

Using a mantra to go along with your sun salutation is an interesting way to do the practice each day.
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Here’s the practice with meanings : Continue reading

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Dotti, a horse, and a video camera

One of our long-time friends and yoga students participated in a television commercial for Blue Cross Blue Shield. The great shots don’t give the true picture of the many hours riding back and forth by the river on a horse that she was unfamiliar with until that morning. She makes it looks effortless and easy. Thanks for sharing with us Dotti.

We might be able to get the whole video, but until then here are some screen shots of Dotti with the horse.
Dotti and Horse P1

Dotti and Horse P2

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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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