1. The Discipline of Yoga

    With so many choices of yoga classes to chose from, and with all of the different poses that can be addressed from one session to the next, it may sometimes be hard to grasp the common threads that connect the different types of yoga practice. What’s more, you may find yourself excelling in some poses while others never fail to make you feel like a beginner every time you attempt them. The exper…Read More

  2. We’ll Help You Help Others

    In 1971, a yoga studio was opened by Sat Jivan Singh Khalsa in Brooklyn. During that time, there were only 2 other yoga studios operating in all of the five boroughs of New York City. The vast majority of Americans confused yoga with yogurt. Over 40 years later, things have gotten a little different. Yoga has transformed from an obscure niche activity to a $27 billion dollar industry. There’s de…Read More

  3. The Mental Benefits From Our Newport News Massage

    You are probably aware of the physical benefits of our Newport News massage services: relaxed muscles, faster injury recovery, and greater range of motion in the joints. While you are also probably aware that a massage makes you feel better afterwards, you might not know just how much of an impact a massage can have on your mental well-being. Massages like the ones you'll get at Zenya can offer m…Read More

  4. Preparing For Your First Yoga Class

    Going to your first yoga class can be exciting yet intimidating for some. With anything new, it is hard to know exactly what to expect. While you may be nervous, just know that we are all here to help you find your place and feel as comfortable as possible. Below are a few tips to help your first yoga experience go as smoothly as possible. Arrive Early It is a good idea to introduce yourself to t…Read More

  5. The Benefits of Yoga

    Once you have your yoga certification and begin teaching your own classes, you will realize that people do yoga for many different reasons. This is important to realize because not everyone is looking for the same experience. To help you understand the different benefits of yoga and what your specific students may be looking for, we have created this list of the benefits of yoga. Flexibility - Thi…Read More

  6. Teaching Your First Yoga Class

    So, you have received your certification, from Zenya Yoga or elsewhere, and are ready to teach your first yoga class. If you are like me, you may have some butterflies floating around in your stomach. Just take a deep breath, do your sun salutations, and relax. While you may be nervous, you have to remember the whole point is to share your knowledge and have fun, not completely flip a miracle swi…Read More

  7. Yoga For Your Mind, Body, and Spirit

    In the past, some cultures believed that yoga was a cult and that there would need to be a certain initiation to join this group. Today, many people incorporate yoga into their fitness routine to promote flexibility, relaxation and a strong body. Yoga causes you to be aware and use energies you have for positive support. Even today, we are still trying to reveal and confirm the mysterious princip…Read More

  8. Prenatal Yoga Promotes Healthy Pregnancy

    There are many women who want to continue to do yoga while pregnant. At Zenya, we offer a prenatal yoga class with specific movements designed for pregnant women. We help you engage in appropriate physical activity to guide you to the most comfortable posture while pregnant. The focus of Zenya’s prenatal yoga is proper breathing, correct posture, relaxation and mindfulness to build self-reliance…Read More

  9. Can You Resist a Deep Tissue Massage?

    Have you had pain in certain regions of your neck or back? Zenya has certified massage therapists to help you relieve pain and stress! If you are experiencing chronic pain or pressure in certain areas, this is possibly due to inflammation. Inflammation of the muscles or tendons happens because there is a block of circulation and reduced movement of blood. With our deep tissue massages, you are sur…Read More

  10. Raising the Bar with Barre Fusion Certification Courses

    Is it a fad or trend or is barre fusion here to stay? Though it would seem that barre fusion classes are just the latest in a line of fitness fads, considering the amount of gyms and fitness classes that are suddenly offering barre fusion in their menu of lessons, the style of barre first originated in 1950's London. Inspired by ballet, the workout incorporates many of the same movements that have…Read More