Chair Yoga

Chair Yoga

Chair Yoga a great option for those with limited mobility from illness, injury, cancer recovery, chronic fatigue, body weight restrictions, etc.  It is also beneficial for those who are looking for movement suggestions that will help combat fatigue and stiffness while sitting behind a desk for extended periods of time during their workday.

5 Common Beginner Yoga Mistakes You Shouldn’t Make

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Yoga can be a transformative practice for the mind, body, and soul, but it’s essential to approach it with the right mindset and technique. Many beginners make common mistakes that can lead to injury or hinder their progress.  Here are five beginner yoga mistakes you should avoid to make the most out of your practice. […]

Yoga Beyond the Mat: Applying Life Lessons to Everyday Living

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Yoga has become increasingly popular over the past few years, with more and more people turning to this ancient practice to improve their physical and mental health. But yoga classes are more than just a way to stretch and relax–they can also teach valuable life lessons that can be applied both on and off the […]

Discovering How Yoga Can Help with Your Chronic Pain

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Pain is a common experience that affects people of all ages and lifestyles. It can be caused by various factors such as injury, chronic conditions, or stress. While painkillers and other medications may provide temporary relief, they can also have adverse side effects. As a result, many individuals are looking for alternative therapies to manage […]

Discover the Mental Health Benefits of Practicing Yoga


In today’s fast-paced world, the need to care for our mental health has become more critical than ever. Many people turn to yoga to alleviate stress and improve their well-being. ‘ In this article, we will delve deeper into the mental health benefits of yoga and explore how practicing yoga can help you lead a […]

Senior Yogis: Unveiling 7 Essential Yoga Benefits for Elders

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Yoga has become increasingly popular among people of all ages as an effective way to improve physical and mental health. However, it is especially beneficial for seniors dealing with age-related health issues. Here are seven benefits of yoga for seniors that make it an ideal exercise for those in their golden years. Reduced Risk of […]

Yoga: How It Can Help Reduce Stress


Stress is among the most challenging things that people face in their daily lives. It can be caused by various factors, like work, relationships, finances, and health issues. Stress can be toxic and can cause a  host of health problems, including anxiety, depression, and high blood pressure. Fortunately, there are several ways to reduce stress, […]

Yoga for Chronic Stress

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CHRONIC STRESS 4 TIPS FOR MANAGING CHRONIC STRESS What is Chronic Stress? We have a stress problem. A BIG stress problem. Chronic stress is a direct cause of all of the chronic diseases that kill people. Heart disease, metabolic disorders and even cancer. It’s also linked to anxiety and depression. Simply put, chronic stress reduces […]

Teacher Training Mentor: Erin Burke

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SMY Yoga Teacher Training About our mentor Mentor Feature Erin Burke, RYT 200 Through slow breath or sweaty movement, Erin turns to yoga as a pathway for constant growth and discovery. She gravitates towards vinyasa classes and aims to lead a practice that allows students to challenge themselves in an accessible, lighthearted way. Erin completed […]

Teacher Training Mentor: Jama DeForge

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SMY Yoga Teacher Training About our mentor Mentor Feature Jama DeForge, RYT 200 For 20 years, Jama has been the student of many teachers, and have the honor to be the teacher at the same studio where she earned her RYT-200 Certification & Yin Certification – Sound Method Yoga.  Vinyasa Flow is her main jam, […]

Teacher Training Faculty: Lauren Kraemer

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SMY Yoga Teacher Training About our faculty Faculty Feature Lauren Kraemer, RYT500 A lifelong love affair with classical ballet eventually led me to modern dance and somatic movement techniques while studying dance in college. Bit by bit, I began to move away from overly-structured ways of moving (and thinking), and stepped into the process of […]

Teacher Training Faculty: Pamela Chase

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SMY Yoga Teacher Training About our faculty Faculty Feature Pamela Chase, RYT500 Pamela Chase is a primary instructor on our teacher training staff. She has been teaching at SMY since 2015 and joined the YTT faculty in 2017 as a mentor. She has been offering curriculum for our program since 2019. Pamela was born and […]

Teacher Training Faculty: Mandy Ryle

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SMY Yoga Teacher Training About our faculty Faculty Feature Mandy Ryle, E-RYT 500, CPT, Director of Teacher Training I have been in love with Yoga for over 20 years. After initially practicing in college, I re-discovered it when I was a mom of two very young kids going through a divorce. Yoga was my salvation […]

Sound Method Yoga Gift Guide

Yoga Gift Guide

Give Health, Peace, Joy. The very hottest gift this year just happens to be the easiest to give. Zero carbon emissions Zero API Zero Calories This gift can bring not just a moment of joy, but a lifetime. It imbues the recipient with a sense of empowerment, provides them with a ready made community of […]

Baby and Me Yoga (mostly done)

Baby and Me Yoga Omaha

Baby and Me Yoga Omaha My baby girl was born last January. My life and priorities changed then and continue to change daily. My practice has changed, but my passion for teaching yoga has not. Becoming a parent is everything and nothing like what other parents tried to tell me about. I feel like I can […]

Sound Method Yoga Gear (needs order form)

Sound Method Yoga

Sound Method Yoga Gear Show your support for your favorite Yoga studio while staying warm and cozy. We’re taking online orders for special branded gear until January 7. Order now from this page and pay when your item(s) arrive at the studio. Unisex Eco-fleece Rocky Hooded Full Zip Sweatshirt This is a slim fit zip […]

2019 Yoga Challenge (mostly done)

2019 Yoga Challenge

2019 Sound Method Yoga Challenge January 1-31, 2019 Have a blast, get in shape, commit to your wellness in 2019. Our 30 day Yoga Challenge will get your New Year off to a great start and you will have the chance to earn some super awesome stuff. Register Now for the Yoga Challenge YOGA CHALLENGE […]

Thanksgiving Sale (links and some editing needed)

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Thanksgiving Sale, November 22-26 This is as good a time as any to take a minute and say, Thanks. Thanks for being a part of the Sound Method Community, for contributing your positive energy to our space. Thanks for being someone who takes care of themself and who supports others in their own journey. We […]

Benefits of Yin Yoga Infographic (missing infographic)

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The Benefits of Yin Yoga Students of Yin are incredibly devoted to the practice. My Yin regulars are SO regular. They tell me that they suffer when they have to miss class. Their back or hip starts to act up, they feel stressed out and they just miss their Yoga friends.  Anecdotal evidence is clear […]

Yoga for Beginners (Mostly Done)


Great Beginnings a special pass for newbies Yoga for Beginners The best time to start a Yoga practice is NOW. Life will never serve up the optimal time for starting something new. But Yoga is a practice that complements the joys and demands and struggles in your life. Become a great beginnings member to meet other […]

Yoga Teacher Certification Open House (form needed)

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Yoga Teacher Certification Open House We’re awfully proud of our training programs at SMY. Almost as proud as we are of our alumni. We’d love to give you a taste of what it’s like to train at Sound Method. Which is why we are hosting an Yoga Teacher Certification Open House. Sound Method Teacher Training […]

New Year Pass Sale (Schedule needed)

New Year Pass Sale

New Year Pass Sale Don’t miss out on our best sale of the year! Class Passes $10 off Take $10 off our 6 and 10 class passes. Expirations on these babies are 6 and 10 months respectively, so stock up! Use Code 2018NEWPASS at checkout Heck’s Yeah! Memberships $10 off All membership tiers are on sale. Your membership will […]

New Year Wellness Challenge (mostly)

New Year Wellness Challenge

Project You A 9 week wellness challenge for the New Year The start of a New Year is a time of reflection. A time of evaluation and honesty. No matter where we are in life, most of us have hope that things are always improving, evolving. No matter what we wish for ourselves and our […]

Yoga for Strength

Yoga for Strength

Why is resistance training important? 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 […]