Upcoming Changes to Deb’s Yoga Classes

Due to my current Yoga Therapy training and live classes I need to attend, I have to make a few adjustments to the yoga classes I present. Tuesday Chair Yoga at 11 am is now postponed until further notice so I may attend the Yoga Therapy training class at the same time. This...

Feeling out of Balance These Days?

When we are in balance, it is a state of optimal wellbeing, vitality, and wholeness. When our Mind, Body, and Spirit are aligned we are at our most optimal state of existence and our life energy, is free flowing. When we are in a state of balance, this is when we are the healthiest and...

Yoga for All Certified Instructor

Recently I received my certificate as a Yoga for All Certified Instructor – Yoga for all sizes, shapes, and abilities. This was in addition to my 200 hr. Teacher Training I took last summer. Yoga for All means that we focus on body positivity and self-acceptance in my yoga...

February Classes

February’s Theme is “Opening the Heart.” We’ll open our heart to new experiences this month. We’ve added Guided Meditation classes to the schedule for February based on your survey responses. Here we will do various meditations to open our hearts: Loving-Kindness, Heart Chakra, Smiling to the Heart, Self-Compassion, Meditation...

What the Heck is “Chair Yoga”?

Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support. It is in the process of being recognized formally as a type of yoga distinct from other types, such as Iyengar Yoga or Ashtanga yoga. Often the...

What is the Purpose of Restorative Yoga

In this article, we learn what the purpose of restorative yoga is and its many benefits. I offer Restorative Yoga every so often on the Friday Mindful Yoga class at 11 am and through the month of December at the current Saturday 10:30 am class. If you have questions,...

Slow Mindful Yoga is Important to Your Health

Slow, mindful yoga is as important to your health as cardiovascular exercise. Emerging research suggests several important benefits of slow, mindful movement practices. Scientists are starting to understand the benefits slow movement has on important systems involved in the regulation of energy including: Metabolism The Immune System The Pain Response System Body Temperature Regulation Hormones...

Yoga and Meditation on the Rise Among US Adults and Kids

You know by attending classes at Meditate Madison how beneficial yoga, meditation, and other complementary medicine can be. Now CNN has published an article on their website detailing the outcomes of the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health reports that were released recently. Briefly, it states that 30% of...

Chair Yoga – Can It Help You?

This is a lovely article by my friends at Aura Wellness Center in Massachusetts. It presents good information on what Chair Yoga is and what it can do for you. On Tuesdays 11 am and Saturdays at 9 am, I teach Mindful Chair Yoga. I look at it as...

Adaptive Chair Yoga: 5 Reasons It’s for EVERYONE!

I came across this wonderful article on Chair Yoga called “Adaptive Chair Yoga: 5 Reasons It’s for EVERYONE!” You probably are wondering, “What the heck is that?! How do you do yoga with a chair?” It really is a style of yoga. It is meant to make yoga accessible to...