The Ohana Blog

Postpartum Stretches

Postpartum Stretches to Support Your Post-Baby Body & Mind

A New Normal Postpartum. It’s a word I had a vague idea about before having my first baby. I knew I’d be tired, sore, maybe even a little delirious in the following weeks. But what I didn’t know was how woefully unprepared I was when it came to understanding my body’s new chemistry. The intense…
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How To Use Crystals: The Basics

If you’ve ever been in our boutique or perused our online store, there’s a chance you’ve been stunned by rows of sparkly things… Yes, crystals. The radiant gems have become so commonplace, that they’re no longer reserved for old, hidden metaphysical shops. Crystals can be found everywhere these days and used by anyone — from…
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Yoga For Runners

Yoga For Runners: Preparing the Body For an Active Life

For many of us, yoga is how we care for and nurture our spirit; it is how we find peace, calm, and clarity amidst the winds of change and uncertainty swirling all around us. Asana – the physical limb of yoga we are most familiar with – is also a profound way of caring for…
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Less Stress with Meditation

Less Stress, More Meditation – How Doing Less Can Inspire More

This last year has been quite a year – a year of reckoning, a year of novelty, and a year of unrelenting change. But above all, it has been a year of uncertainty – particularly for those operating in the business world, this year has seemed like one continuous fire drill of constant pivots and…
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7 Tips to Survive The Chaos In 2021

We’re all feeling it. The pure overwhelm. The low key shock when we digest the longterm agenda of this pandemic and how it blankets our personal, social, and professional lives. If you’re like me, you glamorized it at the beginning, like the quaintness of a snow day. We needed the slowdown then, but the relief…
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Yoga for athletes

20-Minute Yoga For Athletes Flow

One of the most fascinating things about the physical yoga practice, known as asana, is that it can be applied in an infinite number of ways, making it accessible to nearly everyone. There’s even a yoga for athletes. Often people claim that they’re “too tight for yoga” or “too old for yoga” or “not strong…
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YTT For Non Teachers

I Attended Yoga Teacher Training Even Though I Didn’t Want To Teach; Here’s Why

I’ve been practicing yoga regularly for approximately two years. It’s something I continue to love as I  discover new things about myself or my body in almost every class I attend. The first time I talked with a teacher about going deeper into my practice they told me to attend a Yoga Teacher Training, but…
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Chakras 101: Everything You Need to Know to Harness the Power of the Seven Chakras

From our yoga practice, we are all intimately familiar with our physical bodies and how they function and perform on a daily basis. In modern society, it has almost become an obsession. We have become so narrowly focused on the physicality of our bodies – how we eat, how we move, how we sleep –…
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Postnatal Yoga FLOW

Postnatal Yoga FLOW with Alyssa: Heal Your Body

While having a baby can be the most beautiful event of your life, it also brings massive change to all aspects of your being. But most obvious, after giving birth, your body is completely different. After birth, it takes time to feel like yourself again in your body. It takes time to rehabilitate after the…
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Homebody Gift Guide

We all have a little bit of homebody in us — those days when cozying up on the couch, or in our favorite nook of the house, is the only thing we want to do. But some of us love it more than others. We all have those homebody loved ones in our lives, and what…
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