Upward Dog

This is called “upward-facing dog” in Yoga, or more properly: Urdhva Mukha Svanasana (OORD-vuh MOO-kuh shvan-AHS-uh-nuh). It’s a way to lengthen and strengthen the spine, …

The Studio Cat

Everybody who takes classes with Jeany at Volks Yoga and Pilates studio knows “Spike.” Spike has only recently come to trust humans enough to come …

Calming the Mind

“Calming the mind is yoga. Not just standing on the head.” –Swami Satchidananda Standing on your head in proper alignment, as Jeany Volk is doing here, …