Today was a really, really good day. In fact, this whole week has been wonderful. Recently, in both my life and in my yoga practice, I have been feeling a renewed call to the things that inspire me and keep me going, and paying attention to those moments has paid off. Oftentimes we acknowledge moments … More How Gratitude Can Fuel Your Practice
Fall is so close I can almost taste it! The last bits of Boston summer are here and it is hot as hell but this playlist will definitely chill you out. September means back to school – what’s great about this playlist is that I can listen to it on my mat and when I need … More The Broke Yogi’s September Playlist of the Month
We’ve all had that moment in a yoga class when our minds simply tell our bodies, “No.” Maybe your teacher presents a pose that you can’t even begin to pronounce, let alone know how to get into. Maybe you’ve had a long day and you don’t want to do one more heart-opening pose but there … More Stop Avoiding Poses That Make You Uncomfortable
Listen up, yogis. I’m gonna tell you a secret. You can practice for free at almost any yoga studio, anywhere, anytime. Really. I do it, my friends do it, and frankly, I’m always surprised that more people don’t know about it. How do I practice for free? I volunteer at the studio once a week, doing … More How I Practice Yoga For Free (& Why You Should, Too)
Looking for new music to inspire you on and off your mat? Stay tuned here each month for a curated playlist of songs that I am jamming out to, songs that keep me flowing and going. This month’s playlist has a great mix of funky pump-up songs, including some St. Vincent and Chet Faker, and … More The Broke Yogi’s August Playlist of the Month!
Welcome to the first of many Studio Reviews! Studio: CorePower Yoga Location: 1119 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215 Phone: 857-366-4250 Website: http://www.corepoweryoga.com/ Quick Overview: This is one of my favorite studios in Boston. CorePower Yoga has studios all across the country, including three in and around the Boston area. The one I’m reviewing today is the newest in … More Studio Review: CorePower Yoga
So maybe you’ve come here because you enjoy yoga. Maybe you’ve come here because you’re broke. Maybe you’re here by accident but are now very, very intrigued and want to read and share this blog to all your family and friends. Great! I’m going to break down how to be a Broke Yogi for you, one … More How to Be a Broke Yogi
Welcome, everyone! This is The Broke Yogi, born of the mind and practice of Jackie Bowes, a yogi, theatre artist, and student. I created this space after feeling increasingly as though the yoga community does not cater to me: a broke college student. I want to defy the notion that yoga is an exclusive community, … More Welcome to The Broke Yogi!