Why Choose Our Yoga Studio?

“Wonderful studio with world class teachers. This is truly a yoga school that welcomes all types of people and wants to truly teach yoga, rather than just exercise.” – Sara A. At Alive and Shine Center, yoga is more than just exercise. Because you are more – much more – than just a body. Our classes help you cultivate good …

The Magic of Yoga ~ Inspiration for Beginners

By Aadil Palkhivala, Certified Yoga Instructor, Co-founder, Alive and Shine Center, and the College of Purna Yoga, Bellevue, WA The magic of Yoga becomes apparent when you realize it has moved out from the yoga studio to touch and enrich the whole of your life. As you practice Yoga, you begin to notice changes in the way you react to …

How Yoga & Meditation Can Supercharge Your Health

from The Huffington Post | By Carolyn Gregoire Posted: 01/13/2014 9:55 am EST | Updated: 01/15/2014 12:47 pm With the benefits of holistic health and mindfulness practices finally starting to be recognized by mainstream medical institutions across the country, it’s only fitting that the first major symposium on yoga and medicine is taking place this weekend in the nation’s capital. …

Have a Seat and Do Chair Yoga

by Mana Iluna, Certified Purna Yoga Instructor Terry’s sore shoulder healed in a few weeks. For several years prior, her shoulder used to have very little range of motion and whenever she moved it in almost any direction, it caused her pain. Terry (not her real name) also has had 3 different surgeries on her foot for various reasons. The …