Making yoga accessible, for everyone! An interview with Wellnest founder Eron Zehavi

“Your yoga is always changing. It’s more then just your level of experience, but rather it incorporates how you are holistically in that present moment – physically, emotionally, mentally, and spiritually.” First things first, tell us a little bit about your service and where you got this modern idea? To know our service, it’s important to first know Our Purpose. The Mission of Wellnest is to cultivate a healthy, compassionate, and joyful world through community engagement, mindful living, and the practice of yoga and other healing arts. Coming from this place, we created an app-based marketplace to easily and affordably …

Yoga Nidra, Indian Ragas, and the Essense of Music: Q & A w/ Stevin McNamara

“[Music] can inspire us to great things, to a higher awareness of who we are. A true musician can transport us to another level of consciousness. Every note must live and breathe with that energy” – Stevin McNamara     Welcome Stevin! Your new album is titled Savasana Yoga Music – Healing Guitar for Massage, Sleep and Yoga Nidra…  and it is a truly beautiful work.  I’ll ask you about Yoga Nidra separately, but for now can you talk a little about your inspiration to record this collection and also the way you have presented it? It seems clear that your intention was …

Bringing Music to your Life, and Life to your Music: Q & A w/ Derek Beres

“Yoga is very rarely considered choreographically—I don’t mean teaching to rhythm, but having a strong musicality—and that’s a shame. Little makes me happier than music, and given how powerful it is on our nervous systems it’s best to understand how to use it well” – Derek Beres   Welcome Derek! You are writing a new book, ‘Whole Motion: Training Your Brain and Body for Optimal Health’ – please tell us about it! There’s a popular sentiment that’s been around for eons: humans are comprised of a body, mind, and spirit. In truth we’re just one animal. I’d argue we have …

Awaken the Temple Body: Q&A w/ Sofiah Thom

“Find what most inspires you to live your yoga and to live your YES. Self Love is the key!Have your own practice and teach from your own life experience.” – Sofiah Thom Sofiah – before we start on our interview – thanks for joining us at YogiTunes; your new mix is absolutely lovely and we’re so glad to welcome you. You’ve recently done a mix for YogiTunes called Awakening Durga – can you tell us a bit about it ? Yes, I am so excited to share the first of the Temple Body Awakening Series here on YogiTunes, Seven 90 …

Loving the app! SLO based yogini Tulsi Bagnoli shares some yoga music insights.

“I live with my lips pressed against my edge and with my heart yearning to remain open. I have no fear of depths and a great fear of shallow living.’” – Tulsi Bagnoli Q: How do you sync your teaching flow with your playlist? A: I conduct my classes based on my intuitive sense of each students needs and with where the flow of the music guides me. I feel out my students and usually pick the playlist at the beginning of class. I allow the music and my inner feeling experience of the class to guide us on a …