Focus on the Good

I hope you are having great summer so far! With all that is happening in the world, it can be very challenging to stay positive and focus on the good, especially since the positive and the good don’t tend to draw quite the ratings as negative news does. One of the practices of yoga as well as positive psychology is to focus on what is working and what is going well. It is important to remember that there are a lot of people in the world doing so much good. There is an overabundance of bad news going around. We Read the full article…

11 Days. 11 Practices. 11 Years.

Join Christy and the Yoga Blend community for 11 days of sacred practices to celebrate our 11 year anniversary from February 24th-March 5th, 2016. 11 is considered a master spiritual number and we hope you will join us in celebrating this milestone with 11 daily intentional events from trance dance to sound to meditation and more. Everyone is welcome to join all or even just one workshop. Thank you for being a part of our first eleven year journey! BONUS: Anyone who attends 7 or more events will get either a one Month Unlimited or 11 Class Series for $111! Read the full article…

Autumn Equinox & Libra New Moon

Welcome to Autumn! As I write this, the earth is nearly aligned between light and dark, as she does twice a year. This is a time for reflection, gratitude and re-commitment to the goals we set in the spring, assuming those goals are still true for you. Tomorrow, we have a new moon in Libra, one of the signs ruled by the Goddess Venus and having the new lunar cycle begin so close to the new solar season is pretty potent. There is an amplified call to examine relationships, with self, other and nature, and to re-turn to a heart-centered, Read the full article…

Energetic Anatomy: The Chakras

Yoga Blend, Burbank

Have you heard of the chakras, and are curious about what they are, what they do, and how they might affect our minds & bodies? Join Christy Marsden for 2-day workshop that explores these energetic centers! Sat, July 19th: 1pm to 6pm Sun, July 29th: 12pm to 8pm $185 for both days if you sign up by July 16th ($200 after) The word Chakra means ‘wheel’ in Sanskrit. Energetically speaking, there are hundreds of these spinning wheels of light in our body. Our focus for this weekend will be the 7 main Chakras corresponding to our glandular system that are Read the full article…

The Motherpeace Tarot

Yoga Blend, Burbank

Renowned feminist scholar, author, and healer Vicki Noble will be at Yoga Blend next month to introduce and explore the Motherpeace Tarot cards. Bekah Turner, General Manager & Teacher at Yoga Blend, who has studied with Vicki Noble, and shares her personal experience about the Motherpeace Tarot: I grew up with the Motherpeace tarot cards. My mother had them and for birthdays, broken hearts, bad days or just giggly nights, she would pull them out and give us a reading. As an adult, I have seen many other tarot decks, and they all have their merit, but for me, the Motherpeace Read the full article…