Life, Death, and the Present


I hope you are having a beautiful week and are feeling lots of love in your life.  I have been struggling for days with what to write. As some of you may know, and some of you may not,  Marriah who manages the administrative work at Yoga Blend, teaches belly dance, and happens to also […]

New Teacher: Kim Neer


We are proud to welcome Kim Neer, one of Yoga Blend’s Teacher Training graduates, to our teaching team! From next week, Kim will teach “Baby & Me” on Wednesdays, 1:45pm to 2:45pm; and on Friday from 10am to 11am. Both classes are just $9. Kim is also an active substitute teacher. See her schedule at […]

Eco Tips: August


As we move into the last month of summer, it’s important to take time to appreciate nature. With the heat and busy schedules, it is easy to hang out indoors and in the AC, but as yogis, being on the earth in a conscious way is healing, both for us and the planet. Here are […]

Aquarius Full Moon: One Mind


Fixed energy has one job and that is to sustain. The fixed signs, Taurus, Scorpio, Leo and Aquarius, are what hold the world together. They are the four sides to the square of stability in our lives. This is not an easy task with mutable energy swirling around and Cardinal energy starting things up. I […]

August Featured Teacher: Courtney Sauls


Hometown: Houston, Texas. What brought you to Los Angeles? I moved to Los Angeles from New York to pursue acting 8 years ago this month! My favorite thing about LA is… This little place called Yoga Blend. Ever heard of it? It has the best people and I always leave feeling wonderful. It literally changed my […]

August Featured Teacher: Susan Quon


What brought you to Los Angeles? I’m a native daughter of Los Angeles. My grandfather came to California in the 1890’s to work on the railroads in Northern California, Sacramento or the “2nd City” as it was known to the Chinese contract laborers. San Francisco was the “1st City.” Dad came to Los Angeles with […]

Create Your Happiness

Yoga Blend, Burbank, Christy Marsden

Happy August! I hope you are enjoying your summer and that it is filled with lots of love, laughter, celebration and excellent food. We are just past the midway point between Summer and Fall known in earth based traditions as Lammas.  It is the time of reaping the first harvest which is an excellent time […]

New Teacher: Laura Haug


Laura underwent 200- and 300-hour Teacher Training here at Yoga Blend. Beyond that, she has long been a member of our community, practicing here for the last 7 years, and continues to be a valued member of our front desk staff. From this week, Laura will teach $5 Flow on Thursdays, 6:30am to 7:30am. She is also […]

kim ritley

yoga blend, burbank

Kim has been having an affair with yoga for over a decade, but deeply fell in love with the practice during a year traveling around South America.  Establishing a personal practice during this transient time kept her grounded and helped her find her strength and her voice.  She began to realize the transformative powers of […]