“Yoga has always been something that intrigued me, but my fear of yoga and not being flexible enough held me back from trying it. I have always been the person who struggles to touch their toes and can barely do a simple stretch. The thought of being in a class where I am the only […]
Three MYS pros weigh in on why they prefer their asanas hot. By Melissa Fields I remember my first hot yoga class like it was yesterday. The rush of heat that greeted me as I opened the door to the yoga room felt like opening an oven. But as I rolled out my mat and […]
Sarah has been a student at Mountain Yoga since 2017 and instantly fell in love with the studio. She is originally from San Francisco but now calls Salt Lake home with her husband and their puppy. When she is not doing yoga you can usually find her in the mountains. She loves snowboarding, back-country touring, […]
It’s no secret that practicing yoga is a great way to relax. It can help you relieve stress and calm your mind, which in turn helps to improve your mood overall. But did you know there are many other benefits of yoga beyond just feeling more relaxed? When practicing yoga for stress relief, it’s important that […]
My yoga journey began in 2019 when my company began having an instructor come in once a week. At the time, I was a very active member of my martial arts gym & didn’t feel like I had the time to further my yoga practice outside of the office. Later that same year, I sustained a […]
MYS Returns to Maple Grove in 2023
Great news! Mountain Yoga Sandy has booked the Maple Grove Hot Springs & Retreat Center for another fabulous, four-day Adventure Retreat, June 8-12, 2023. The format will be similar to the 2022 retreat, but with some exciting enhancements. Stay tuned for details!
Learning the Drishti helps yogi’s figure out what to do with their eyeballs. This builds concentration, balance, and discipline within a yoga practice.
Previous Next Have you been considering a yoga retreat but are wondering if it’s worth it? Whether you’re new to yoga or have been practicing for 10 years there’s a lot of reasons to do a yoga retreat! Here are 5 reasons you’ll find out it’s actually really worth it to do a yoga retreat. […]
Make the Leap with Mountain Yoga Sandy’s New and Improved 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training By Melissa Fields In the three years that Mountain Yoga Sandy (MYS) has been offering its annual 200-hour, Yoga Alliance-certified, Fall Yoga Teacher Training, led by MYS founder Jackie Wheeler, dozens of yogis have made the leap from practitioner to teacher, […]
With so many options, it can be hard to know what to eat before yoga. You want enough to fuel you through the class, but not so much that your stomach ends up not agreeing with you. One crucial aspect of yoga is to be mindful- on and off the mat- and that applies to what you eat, too!