Entries by Teagan Schweitzer

Choreo-Yoga!

Do you love to move? Laugh? Stretch and strengthen your body and your mind? Then these are the classes/workshops for you!   What is Choreo-Yoga? Choreo-Yoga is a fusion of dance and yoga. Essentially it is a routine using both yoga and dance moves that is choreographed by me to a specific piece of music. […]

Yogi Picnic – Philly Food History

Sunday, May 18th, 4-6pm at Naval Square (just south of the South St bridge) (Here are some people eating pepperpot soup in a market in Philadelphia in the early 19th century.) Ever wanted to know more about Philly food history? Did you know I have a Ph.D. in Food Anthropology with a focus on Philadelphia […]

Teagan’s Fantabulous Oatmeal

My word of the day today in YogaHour was “oatmeal.” Why? Because the oatmeal that I have for breakfast every morning is one of the things, if not THE thing, that gets me out of bed in the morning. When I wake up I think, “oh yea, I get to have my oatmeal again.” We […]

Yoga for Runners Workshop

There are many benefits to running, including building muscle strength, burning fat, keeping your heart and lungs strong, your blood pressure in check, and reducing the risk of heart attack. However, running can also result in injuries such as pulled muscles or joint pain due to imbalances in the body that become exaggerated over time. […]

Yoga & Butterflies

I have never been one of those butterflies and rainbows kind of girls. But, I recently heard a podcast about butterflies that has had me thinking about it ever since. It was an episode of Radiolab called Black Box wherein they explore three different black boxes – “those peculiar spaces where it’s clear what’s going […]

YogaHour with Live Music by Dante Bucci!

Thursday, February 6th, 5:30-6:30pm at Maha Yoga and Healing Arts, only $7! Back by popular demand! Dante Bucci is joining us for yet another magical class experience the first Thursday in February. His music has been described as other worldly, soothing, inspiring, and melodic. Suffice it to say, it is an experience you don’t want […]

5 Fundamentals of Arm Balancing

As a class of poses, arm balances ask a lot of us. They require a good deal of strength, flexibility, and overall body awareness. However, when we step up to the challenges that these poses offer, the rewards are worth the effort. Here are 5 tips to help you approach your arm balances with a […]

Arm Balancing Workshop

Sunday, January 5th, 1-3:30pm In this workshop we will work to establish and refine the fundamental principals of arm balances so that your poses are both safe and strong. Expect a sequence that is demanding and fun, one that will bring you to your edge and offer you the opportunity to grow both mentally and […]

NEW Choreo-Yoga Class!

Saturday, December 7th, 1:15-2:45pm at Maha Yoga What to expect: Choreo-Yoga is a fusion of dance and yoga. Essentially it is a routine using both yoga and dance moves that is choreographed by me to a specific piece of music. I use the music as my inspiration for the movements that I will teach in […]