216’s Personalized Fall Kitchari Cleanse

Ayurveda is holistic medical system that fully encompasses the mind, body and spirit. It looks at lifestyle, diet, personal and family health history, physical and psychological attributes, seasons in the weather, age and the whole life to determine imbalances within us. The beauty of ayurveda individualizes, digs deep, detoxifies, eliminates, rebalances, nourishes, rebuilds and rejuvenates…

join our kitchari cleanse!

Led by our resident Ayurveda expert, the wonderful Cynthia King, we will be doing a 216 Ayurveda 4-DAY Spring Community Kitchari Cleanse, APRIL 8-11. The ancient practice of fasting on kitchari, or a “kitchari cleanse”, utilizes the traditional mix of rice and mung beans, ghee and herbal formulas. In Ayurveda, this mix is considered extremely…

would you use the siri of yoga mats?

  Meet SmartMat, the siri-like virtual yoga assistant. Using specially calibrated sensors that connect to your smartphone or tablet, it provides you with feedback on your personal yoga practice using audio and visual cues. It also learns about you, your body and your practice as you progress and makes recommendations accordingly, helping you find your…

why pay more for yoga?

There’s an article doing the rounds on social media at the moment, and it’s something all yoga teachers and practitioners should read. The piece was penned by Michelle Marchildon, for her blog Yoga Muse, and it’s titled Why Yoga is a Broke-A** Business. In her opening sentence, the Denver-based teacher laments the (by all accounts…

yoga teachers’ favorite healthy snacks

Yoga teachers are a fairly health conscious bunch on the whole and the 216 team is no exception. With a studio of professional chefs and gourmet experimentalists there’s always something delicious being consumed at our weekly meetings, and (predictably) it’s never junk. Here are a few of our favorite things to nibble on… Kind Bars –…