Tips for Starting a Regular Meditation Practice

Over the last decade, I’ve had many people ask, “How do I start a regular meditation practice?” It can feel intimidating at first. Especially if we think it’s supposed to go a certain way, or we are meant to have a certain experience. The truth is, there is no set...

Present Parenting

I am thankful for my amazing children for many reasons. Today, I am focused on their consistent reminder to me to be present.  It’s not something they have to say, presence is something I must practice in order to experience a genuine connection with each of them. ...

A Short Practice to Calm Down.

A Message from Yoga Loft Teacher, Alysha Pfeiffer Greetings, I don’t know about you but I have found myself several times in the last few weeks needing to do something to help myself calm down. For me there are a few go-to’s that I rely on anytime I feel myself...

“How Often Do You Practice Yoga?”

When people ask me, “How often do you practice yoga?” I like to say, “I do my best to practice in every moment of every day.”   While asana (yoga poses) are an integral and necessary part of my practice, the physical poses are only a small part of what I do in...

Kids, Showers & Yoga Philosophy

Sometimes all I look forward to all day is my shower— All alone. No one asking me for anything for an entire ten minutes. Heaven.  Today, I really needed that time. My two month old was being especially needy all day, so as soon as my husband walked through the door,...

The Benefits of Practicing Yoga In Person

I’ve been teaching yoga since 2008 and only very recently have I started receiving this question frequently: “What online yoga programs do you recommend?”  And I get it. We do so many things online now, why wouldn’t we get our yoga practice online too? It’s usually...