The Sacred Fig Healthy Living blog, featuring original & curated content in the yoga & wellness space.

27-08-2019

Marrakech City Guide

Morocco and its multifaceted culture. Of all the cities of the kingdom, Marrakech is an easy doorway into the country of 1001 scents and colors. The “red city” will give you a first taste of what Morocco has to offer — a sensorial journey, a cultural discovery, a dance between traditions and modernity. Join The Sacred Fig retreat w/ Anton Brandt + Tony Lupinacci, Feb 29 – March 7, 2020.

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27-07-2018

NYC’s Top 5 Yoga Studios

With a million options for where to practice yoga in New York City – here’s a shortlist of our top five:

SKY TING YOGA

Founded by Krissy Jones and Chloe Kernaghan, these ladies have figured it out. All three of their studios are stylish + sophisticated light filled dreamscapes.  They’ve ushered in the new wave of what yoga studios are starting to look and feel like. The vibe here epitomizes NYC with its youthful energy and creative spark.  They sell a gorgeous selection of curated products, including their own line. While you can expect a strong influence of Katonah Yoga here, the teaching mix is well varied.  Most classes are 60 minutes and all levels. Try Ally Bogard, or one that’s co-taught by Krissy and Chloe.

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24-03-2015

Mysore Magic

I felt a deep change happening inside me, as my physical limits & boundaries began to dissolve. With that, my own psychological constructs were expanding into a more vast idea of who I really was, beyond those borders. I was afraid of what I might confront as the lines that defined me became blurred. Was I still the clearly defined person who came there, or something larger that could not be so easily delineated? Did the labels about my job, appearance, and personality that I usually used to describe myself still apply? During that month, I felt the promise of understanding something deeper about myself. -excerpt from Mysore Magic, by Lori Brungard

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13-05-2014

Cultivating Sacred Space

As a child, I lie down in our suburban backyard on the hot concrete, heated by that gorgeous California sun. I make my way into our pool, and just float there, with my ears submerged, allowing the silence and weightlessness to overtake me. Here I am timeless, pulsating with the universe. This is my sacred space.

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