Finding Balance

Yoga Blend, Burbank, Christy Marsden

Happy June! As we head towards the heart of summer, my focus is to balance effort with ease (sthira/sukha). The goal of every yoga posture (or asana) is to embody these qualities at the same time. Of course this applies to the body but it also applies to the breath and to our state of mind. Too much effort in any of these areas can lead to rigidness and too much ease can lead to complacency. Just as with anything…it is all about finding balance. I have noticed that I tend to apply more effort than I do ease in Read the full article…

Celebrating 11 Years

Happy March! What a wonderful week it has been seeing so many of you around the studio. I am beyond grateful for this amazing community and feel so blessed that Yoga Blend has become the studio that it has. Tomorrow, March 4th, is the actual day that Yoga Blend opened its doors 11 years ago. I remember that day so well. The mayor came, there was ribbon cutting, a henna artist, food, music, several friends and a handful of new students…our very first students. And it was pouring down rain. My first thought was…it’s ‘raining on our parade’ but I Read the full article…

Celebrate with us!

I hope you are doing well and making space in your life for the people and things you love! As I have mentioned and as you may have seen around the studio, Yoga Blend will be celebrating 11 years next week! When I first opened the studio, I never really thought beyond the first few years. I just knew that I wanted to create a community so we could share in the life changing practice of yoga together. I often say that yoga helps me do everything else in my life better and because of that I wanted to practice 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…

Yoga Month Challenge

September is National Yoga Month! Invigorate your practice, join us in September for our National Yoga Month Challenge. During the month of September, the more you come, the more you get! * Take 12-17 classes during the month of September and receive $24 off a class series or unlimited purchase. * Take 18 -26 classes during the month of September and receive $36 off a class series or unlimited purchase. * Take 27 or more classes and receive $42 off a class series or unlimited purchase. ~The person who takes the most classes during the month of September, in addition Read the full article…