Yoga for Strength

Yoga for Strength

Mandy Ryle Yoga for Fitness, Yoga for weight loss 1 Comment

Here’s a fact: Muscle mass decreases as you age. After puberty, we lose about 1% of bone and muscle strength each year. Inactive adults experience a 3 to 8 percent loss of muscle mass per decade. This muscle mass is replaced by fat. But resistance training can slow down or even reverse muscle loss throughout your lifetime. Building muscle mass …

Can Yoga help me lose weight

Can Yoga Help Me Lose Weight?

Mandy Ryle Curvy Yoga, Instructor Contribution, Science, Yoga for weight loss 2 Comments

Frequently, we hear from students at Sound Method who want to lose weight. They wonder ” can Yoga help me lose weight?” Does it really provide enough cardio to actually burn calories? I have an answer for this question, but you may not like to hear what I have to say. For decades now we Americans have been warned about …

Yoga Teacher Training/Yoga teacher certification

How to find the best yoga teacher training program

Mandy Ryle Instructor Contribution, Teacher Education, Yoga teacher training 2 Comments

Yoga Teacher Training is a dream for many. For a dedicated student of Yoga it represents a commitment to practice but also to a balanced lifestyle and a potential vocation. I’ve found over the years that the process of training can be life altering. It is a time that we are affirmed in warm and trusting relationships with our fellow …

Yoga at the Vineyard 2018

Yoga at the Vineyard – Half Day Yoga Retreat

Mandy Ryle Announcements, Events, Yoga Retreat Leave a Comment

Join us for a local yoga retreat at Cellar 426. We’ll take time for a long morning practice of yoga and meditation outdoors with views of the grape vines and Nebraska’s rolling hills. This all levels practice, led by SMY president and founder Mandy Ryle, will be basic enough for novices but offer plenty of options for more seasoned yogis. …

What the Fascia?

Erin M Smith Events, Instructor Contribution, Science, yoga anatomy Leave a Comment

Healthy fascia is fluid, springy, and strong. It responds to movement with ease and creates a light feeling which transfers to using less energy to do things and our muscles and body will work less and move with greater efficiency. Now that you know what fascia is, how to we help to create fluidity? A few great ways are: Massage, …

Sound Method Open House

Sound Method Open House

Mandy Ryle Announcements, Events, Free Class, Uncategorized Leave a Comment

Please join us for the Sound Method Open House on Saturday, January 28th. Come tour our new studio, meet our friendly staff, and take advantage of some great deals. We could not be prouder of what we have built at 12302 Emmet Street in Tranquility Place. We’ll be partying from 12-3 pm. Stay for a community practice with Frank from …

Big Announcement

Big Announcement!

Mandy Ryle Announcements, Curvy Yoga, SMY Staff 2 Comments

What an exciting few weeks this has been for SMY staff and friends. We’ve had some ups and downs. There have been quite a few unpleasant surprises but also some extraordinary acts of kindness. I’m advancing quickly in my practice of humility these days… The support we’ve received from old and new friends and even strangers is something I hope …

Waiting for January

Waiting for January

Mandy Ryle Uncategorized Leave a Comment

It’s hard to believe it’s been only about a month since I last set foot in our old Sound Method Location. I miss seeing my friends and students, I miss the anchor of having a space to teach and practice. But mostly, I’m excited. At first the number of things to do and decisions to be made to make our …