About Christina Wehry

Christina Wehry, RYT 500, Christina has been practicing yoga for 20 years. She began teaching with a single mission: to promote true inner happiness. Christina believes our mindbody functions optimally when we are happy, allowing us to be happy and healthy. She promotes yoga, mindful meditation, and informal mindfulness as tools to help remove obstacles and move freely on the path of happiness and well-being.

Becoming a Yoga Teacher

By | April 5th, 2017|

Congratulations! Investigating yoga teacher training is an exciting time. Immersing yourself in training is transformative in so many ways. As you look into training programs there are a few things to know and consider. There are many trainings in Encinitas and San Diego. It’s important to ask yourself the right questions making sure you invest [...]

Yoga for Grief Relief; Relevant Knowledge for Yoga Therapists By Antonio Sausys

By | March 6th, 2017|

Yoga for Grief Relief Relevant Knowledge for Yoga Therapists By Antonio Sausys I was first struck by major grief at the age of 19 when my mother, my best friend, died of a stroke at age 52. The journey into the grief that followed my and it continues to do so today. At that time [...]

What is Reiki?

By | July 29th, 2016|

Reiki is a healing modality that was developed in 1922 by the Japanese Buddhist Mikao Usui. Translating Japanese into English is more of an art than exact science. The Japanese language has many layers of meaning. Context is very important. As an example, “Rei” is commonly translated as  “ghost” and “Ki” as vapor. This translation [...]

5 Simple Poses for a Healthy Back

By | July 25th, 2016|

Cat/Cow These two postures help to keep the spine, and shoulders, mobile and strong. Start on your hands and knees, in a neutral table top position. Hands are shoulder-distance apart and knees are hip-distance apart. Shoulder heads are over wrists and hips are over knees. Slowly inhale, settle your belly toward the ground as you [...]

Exploring the Yoga Sutras: What are the Yamas?

By | July 25th, 2016|

The first limb, or the yamas, consists of five characteristics observed and codified by wise people since the beginning of time as being central to any life lived in freedom. They are mostly concerned with how you use your energy in relationship to others and in a subtler sense, your relationship with yourself. The sages recognized that stealing [...]

Exploring the Yoga Sutras: What are the 8 Limbs of Yoga?

By | July 25th, 2016|

While there are many branches to the tree of yoga, Patanjali’s Sutras, clearly defines an eight-limbed path that forms the structural framework for yoga study and practice. The Yoga Sutras consist of four books produced sometime in the third century before Christ. Patanjali’s Sutras consolidate the entirety of yoga philosophy into a series of 196 [...]

Mindfulness based training improves anxiety in children

By | July 25th, 2016|

Anxiety disorders are among the most common psychiatric conditions affecting children and adolescents. While antidepressants are frequently used to treat youth with anxiety disorders, sometimes, antidepressants may be poorly tolerated in children who are at high risk of developing bipolar disorder. Researchers at the University of Cincinnati (UC) are studying how cognitive therapy that uses [...]

From Aging to Sage-ing

By | July 22nd, 2016|

I just started reading a book, "From Age-ing to Sage-ing: A Revolutionary Approach to Growing Older," by Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and Ronald S. Miller, and I am excited about it. Our present culture focuses on physical diminishments, which is a one-sided view of aging. The book describes a positive aging movement taking place. One that looks [...]

Looking for the big “N”

By | July 21st, 2016|

Big numbers tell big stories, and I’ve got a hot-off-the-press big story about health, based on the latest big data from Google. If you’ve ever been sick, or will get sick in the future, this story is about you. It’s about the connection between your emotional well-being and your physical health. Let’s begin with some [...]

7 poses for Health Benefits

By | July 21st, 2016|

Yoga is, at its core, a spiritual discipline, practiced in order to achieve a union of the mind, body and soul. Not to mention following it up with deep relaxation has been proven to buffer stress and stress-related diseases — heart disease, obesity, depression and anxiety, to name a few. While the practice itself can [...]