Alternative Gifts for a Healthier Planet

The beginning of a new holiday season approaches, and with it, the opportunity to take Moksha’s environmental values beyond the studio. With Christmas near, I recently found myself brainstorming gift ideas for my loved ones. The brainstorming led to an interesting conversation about the implications of Christmas shopping sprees with my husband. Turns out that… More details


How to Hydrate Your Hot Yoga Practice

Have you ever noticed that when you leave a hot yoga class you’re a little… damp? If you’ve spent some time in the hot room at Moksha Vancouver, you know that sweat is to hot yoga is like taxes come April – unavoidable. At Moksha we keep our hot room to a balmy 35-ish degrees… More details


Re-connect to live green

With so many environmental challenges today, living a green lifestyle is one of the Moksha community’s most important values. It is equally important however, to remind ourselves every so often, of what we are protecting. I was recently reminded on a run along Kitsilano beach. The red, yellows and green against a backdrop of grey… More details

On Yoga, Balance, and your Jammies

Tomorrow night we’re holding probably the comfiest party you’ve ever attended. To celebrate the end of October’s 30 day hot yoga challenge, we’re hosting the mother of all pyjama parties – wear your most comfortable flannels, keep your slippers on, and show up at the Kitsilano studio at 8 pm for some Bailey’s & hot… More details

The Stress Connection: Yoga for your Nervous System

When it comes to popular opinion, yoga’s pretty much winning. Don’t get us wrong: people can be thrown off by the more spiritual aspects of the practice, or claim that it’s too “woo-woo”, or too much of a scene (especially here in Vancouver). There have been some negative comments about hot yoga in the last… More details

Stay Close To Your Food

My Moksha yoga studio always encourages us to “live green”. I started to wonder… what does that even mean? Where can I start? I decided to look deeper into the way I consume things… and came upon some interesting facts on the simple act of eating local.  I discovered that supporting any of the nine… More details

Fall Transitions

Summer is gone and I’ll miss those rays of sunlight that held me up like a proud flower! With a new season comes the opportunity for new challenge, adventure, and discovery on and off the mat. Aside from the drop in temperature and decrease in daylight hours, seasonal change can be challenging on a deeper… More details

Politics in Motion

This Monday is a very special day, not just at Moksha Yoga Vancouver, but across Canada – it’s Election Day! On Monday, Oct. 19, Canadians across the country will line up to choose the next leading party of our nation. So far this Federal election has seen record turn outs at the advanced voting stations,… More details

Turning up the Heat: Why Try Hot Yoga?

Hot yoga has become a bit of a fad since Bikram Chowdhury brought his unique style of yoga to the West in the 1980s. While Bikram was the pioneer, variations on the hot theme have shown up in droves over the last decade. So what is it about bending, stretching and strength-building in a heated… More details