Memorial Day Growth

Memorial Day Growth
Memorial Day is a very interesting day. For some, it is the official beginning of summer, highlighted by family barbeques. For others, it is a day to mourn the loss of those who paid the ultimate sacrifice. Some even celebrate the brave men and women who are currently serving. I have had the honor to ...

Istanbul was Constantinople…and soon Newington Yoga will be…

Istanbul was Constantinople...and soon Newington Yoga will be...
THIS IS BIG NEWS!   The Mindful Yoga Therapy team is extremely honored to announce the Newington Yoga Center will soon be the Mindful Yoga Therapy Training Center…basically, our new Headquarters. MYT Founder, Suzanne Manafort has been operating the two separately, but over the past few years, there has been more and more requests for ...

Yoga Journal Giveaway Alert | Mindful Yoga for Stress and Anxiety

Yoga Journal Giveaway Alert | Mindful Yoga for Stress and Anxiety
Yoga Journal presents a six-week course, based on our Mindful Yoga Therapy program, that aims to relieve stress and anxiety while focusing on breath, movement, meditation, and yoga nidra. Pre-register for Yoga for Stress and Anxiety today to be entered to win this class completely FREE! Venue and registration info below Yoga for Stress and Anxiety — for free! Feeling overwhelmed, ...

Mindful Yoga Therapy in the Middle East – notes from Suzanne

Mindful Yoga Therapy in the Middle East - notes from Suzanne
Teaching Mindful Yoga Therapy in the Middle East We set out on May 22nd 2015 for Tel Aviv with our training manual and Practice Guide translated into Arabic for the trainings. It was a 10-hour flight. There were 5 of us. The group consisted of me (Suzanne), Rob Schware (Executive Director, Give Back Yoga Foundation) ...

Connecting the Dots – Military and Yoga

Connecting the Dots - Military and Yoga
Mindful Yoga Therapy for Veterans is a powerful tool to promote tranquility and healing for the body. In this succinct program, my dear friend Suzanne Manafort introduces the practice of Yoga to our heroes. The wisdom contained in this program is now a significant part of my personal and professional life. Throughout the years, I ...

The Battle Within Our Brains – The Ultimate Yin and Yang

The Battle Within Our Brains - The Ultimate Yin and Yang
“Cause you’re a sky, ’cause you’re a sky full of stars…I’m gonna give you my heart ‘Cause you’re a sky, ’cause you’re a sky full of stars…’Cause you light up the path Chris Martin of Coldplay There are about 100 billion neurons in your brain. Each of them connects to another via a neural pathway.  On ...

Spring Has Sprung for Mindful Yoga Therapy

Spring Has Sprung for Mindful Yoga Therapy
HELLO SPRING!  For many of us it has been a long and cold winter.  Record-setting snowfall in many cities.  In fact, it snowed here (Baltimore) just last Sunday.  That is crazy! We had our first snowfall back in October.  That is six months of snow.  Six months of potentially staying indoors.  Six months of potentially ...

Music + Fundraiser = Scholarships

Music + Fundraiser = Scholarships
    We are very excited!  The Oracle Band and the Glen Burnie American Legion have linked up with Chris Eder, our Director of Communications, and local yoga instructor to raise funds for Mindful Yoga Therapy.  This is going to be both a fantastic night of entertainment…but perhaps more importantly…will generate enough funds to provide TWO ...

How Yoga Helps Veterans

How Yoga Helps Veterans
The Mindful Yoga Therapy for Veterans team will be at the Sedona Yoga Festival for a special 2-Day teacher training.  #SYF2014 has joined forces with the Give Back Yoga Foundation to help raise awareness of the work all of us are doing with Veterans. Our Director of Communications, Chris Eder wrote a blog on his thoughts ...