Hang in the Awesome Place

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Language is powerful when it matches how we are.

There is a really cool exercise we do in Strala Yoga Training, that is a great reminder for us all. A Guide leads a small group without speaking. When you are in front of a group, how you move, how you are, how you think and feel about yourself is amplified as loud as shouting through a megaphone. Subtracting language quiets distraction and creates space to feel what is really going on.

The breath-body connection, a moving and healing relationship between your breath and body, allows you to do what you do with softness and ease, without falling into rigid patterns. It creates a safe environment for you and those around you. When you move with softness and care, you become more graceful and confident in where your body and energy are. Your mind becomes calm and alert. People can feel what you are doing and where you are heading next. Trust in yourself and those around you is created.

When we allow ourselves to notice how we feel, respond and make positive change from there, we find something better than good, we find an awesome place. One of the coolest things I love about yoga is it’s new with every breath. We are new with every breath. Each of us has a unique awesome place.

When we allow ourselves to move with care, we can hang in the awesome place. When we do this together, we create a wonderful diverse forest, an orchestra moving in harmony. When we can hang in our awesome place, we also are cultivating the confidence to allow others to find their awesome place too. We form healthier relationships with ourselves and others, by simply taking great care of ourselves.

Whether you are in the role of a teacher, parent, friend, team member, or standing in line at the grocery store, we are all leading each other around, with and without our language. Move with care so you can hang in your awesome place, then pick your head up and see how awesome the affect on others you have. How awesome is that!

I move with care, so I can hang in the awesome place.

Download the June Strala Home Calendar.

I Create Calm

Special LIVE Workshops (EST)
Saturday June 5, 2pm: Special Community Meet Up
Saturday June 12, 2pm: Partner Yoga with Mike & Tara
Saturday June 19, 2pm: Shiatsu Chat & Practice
Saturday June 26, 2pm: Summer Stretch with Tara

Weekly LIVE Classes (EST)
Monday 8am: Intention-Setting Meditation & Energize Yoga
Tuesday 2pm: De-Stress Yoga
Wednesday 8am: Gentle Yoga
Thursday 2pm: Workout Yoga
Friday 8am: Tai Chi & Qigong
Saturday 8am: Strong Yoga

Practice along with us LIVE at stralahome

About Strala

Strala combines the movement and healing wisdom of tai chi with the form vocabularies of yoga, tai chi, qigong, and Traditional Chinese and Japanese Medicine, to help people release stress, move easily through challenge, and live radiantly inspiring lives.

It begins with a mindset, that says our best way to get where we’re going is to feel good along the way. It also works miracles for whole health, helping us to find ease in our bodies and minds, and create the right conditions both for healing and optimal performance.

In our Strala Training Courses, you learn to shape your destiny on every level that counts. The unique set of skills you develop – for connecting with yourself and others, unblocking your energy, healing what needs healing and accomplishing challenge with ease – uncovers your ability to create the life you want, and be an inspiring leader to the people around you.


We have an online library of classes, retreats, and trainings with Tara and Mike, which includes weekly live classes and workshops. New videos added regularly, and always we’re here to help.


If you have any questions or need something, it’s always fine to reach us directly, using Help@StralaYoga.com.