Robin Downes’ Yoga Flava

Yoga can be an all purpose body workout, including a  great way to get a tight booty. In this post with the attached Yoga Flava TV Snack,  you will learn how to do the “Downward Facing Dog” (Adho Mukha Svanasana), which is a beginner exercise you can try at home to help with your targeted […]

Event Details WHAT: A free yoga-fest in the heart of Times Square. Both experienced and beginning Yoga enthusiasts find tranquility and transcendence in the midst of the urban energy of the world’s most commercial and frenetic place. How Does Yoga Compliment My Religion WHEN: Tuesday, June 21, 2010 WHERE: In Times Square, at the intersection […]

I am so excited about the upcoming Yoga Journal Conference that will be taking place in New York City from May 12th – 16th 2011.  Maya Breuer will be a featured instructor at the event. I told Maya that I wanted to introduce and / or remind people of her.  Additionally, I asked Ms. Beuer […]

Join certified Yoga instructor Robin Downes as she takes you on a Sensual Healing Journey with the 4th installment to the Elev8.com series entitled “Core Control”. In strengthening the core, a person has greater control over pelvic floor muscles and reproductive  organs. Harnessing this helps the individual release muscle tension and experience full body ecstasy. […]

Cat Pose provides a gentle massage to the spine and belly. Step by Step Start on your hands and knees in a “tabletop” position. Make sure your knees are set directly below your hips and your wrists, elbows and shoulders are in line and perpendicular to the floor. Center your head in a neutral position, […]

Find out how to correctly perform a hamstring stretch while laying down, and in the process possibly ease your lower back strain and / or pain. Your hamstrings attach from your knee to your ishium (your butt bone). Therefore, when your hamstrings are tight, they can pull on your ishium which then pulls on your […]

I started my Yoga practice in 1996, at the time it was not as popular as it is now.  Prior to my Yoga certification, I worked for 15 years in the News and Entertainment business.  I got stressed out and discovered Yoga, also discovering Yoga at that time was my long time friend, Russell Simmons.  […]

Yoga Exercise – Corpse Pose (Savasana) Even relaxation can bring out the best in you — but make sure you do it properly. The Corpse Pose or Savasana may look like a simple relaxing pose that is done in between or after a Yoga pose (Asana), but this exercise requires a lot of concentration and […]

Meditation is a mental discipline by which one attempts to get beyond the conditioned, “thinking” mind into a deeper state of relaxation or awareness. There are many different meditation methods. At the core of meditation is the goal to focus and eventually quiet your mind. As you progress, you will find that you can meditate […]

Ujjayi is a diaphragmatic breath, which first fills the lower belly (activating the first and second chakras), rises to the lower rib cage (the third and fourth chakras), and finally moves into the upper chest and throat. The technique is very similar to the three-part Tu-Na breathing found in Taoist Qi Gong practice. Inhalation and […]

WELCOME TO YOGA FLAVA TV ON ELEV8.COM “Having the ability to relax, gives you the ease to be dynamic! Elev8 with Yoga Flava TV” – Robin Downes’ Yoga Flava Here’s a taste of this week’s Yoga Flava TV Snack, and check in weekly for new episodes: About Robin Downes’ Yoga Flava: (www.yogaflava.com) Robin recently returned […]