What is the Right Yoga Festival For You? 

We all have different intentions when seeking out a yoga festival. The uplifting feeling of experiencing meditation and movement with others of the yoga community is something many people find enriching to their practice. Attending gives you first-class access to the newest trends and products that can help elevate your practice that may have been inaccessible in your hometown. Yoga festivals can also serve as a … Continue reading What is the Right Yoga Festival For You? 

Trail Running – Preparing to leave the pavement behind

It wasn’t until I started trail running that I fell back in love with the sport of running. There is nothing quite like getting back to nature in that primal way than trail running blissfully through the woods, just you, your legs and the sound of your feet hitting the dirt. If you are thinking about getting out there, here are a few basics that … Continue reading Trail Running – Preparing to leave the pavement behind

July Pose of the Month – Parvritta Parsvakonasana

  Parvritta Parsvakonasana Revolved Extended Side Angle: (par-ee-vrt-tah parsh-vah-cone-AHS-anna) Revolved Extended Side Angle POST YOUR POSE OF THE MONTH AND TAG #METAYOGA to enter into a chance to win $25 gift certificate! parvritta = to turn around, revolve parsva = side, flank  kona = angle Step by Step Stand in Tadasana. With an exhalation, step or lightly jump your feet 3½ to 4 feet apart. Rest your hands on … Continue reading July Pose of the Month – Parvritta Parsvakonasana

4 Ways to Boost Metabolism

A slowing metabolism is a natural part of aging. Most of us are not thrilled about this part of getting older; the idea of carrying around extra pounds is generally unwelcome.  Though your first response to a slowing metabolism might be to reduce your calorie intake or extend your workouts I highly recommend that you take a moment to consider that this may not be … Continue reading 4 Ways to Boost Metabolism

Be a member of the MtnGirlz! tribe – Look and feel your best!

Being a member of the tribe includes loving the outdoors. Our tribe is on the go all the time living and loving the active lifestyle. That means we are exposed to the elements on a regular basis. Weather for work or play, we do believe beauty on the inside is just a important as on the outside. Here are some tips to keep your outside … Continue reading Be a member of the MtnGirlz! tribe – Look and feel your best!

The Perfect Outdoor Wine?

Picture this: a beautiful sunny day in the mountains, you’re hiking, or camping, and you’ve got a delicious lunch in your backpack. You think to yourself, a glass of wine would really complete this meal. But truly, who wants to lug along a bottle? Or take the bottle and forget the corkscrew? Enter CalNaturale: wines packaged in squashable, recyclable and taste-neutral Tetra-Paks. Some friends and I tried … Continue reading The Perfect Outdoor Wine?

Bakasana – June Pose of the Month

Bakasana –  June Pose of the Month Though many think this to be a tough arm balancing posture, it is really in fact, an intense hip opener. Follow these step by step instructions and offer yourself variations throughout the month incorporating side crow both supported and unsupported. If this posture is difficult, stand on a brick or two, to aid in getting your hips elevated. … Continue reading Bakasana – June Pose of the Month