15 Articles by Hope Knosher

Hope Knosher

A Yoga Sequence To Find Inner Strength, Stat

Find your inner warrior with these.

Hope Knosher
July 26 2016

How To Handle The Holidays After The Loss Of A Loved One

I am no stranger to loss. I lost my best friend when I was a sophomore in high school, my baby when I was three and a half months pregnant, my dad in...

Hope Knosher
December 23 2015

The Only Yoga Pose You Need For Great Sleep

Want better sleep? You might want to try yoga. A Harvard study on insomnia found that people who consistently practiced yoga for just eight weeks...

Hope Knosher
July 2 2015

8 Ways Yoga Helps Mature Adults Age More Gracefully

As we age, our bodies undergo a number of physiological changes. We have to take care of ourselves in ways we didn't have to in our younger years, and...

Hope Knosher
March 15 2015

7 Ways To Heal Your Body & Mind By Opening Your Heart

When I began my journey of emotional healing, my chest was literally in lock down. My muscles were tight. My breathing was shallow, as was my capacity...

Hope Knosher
February 22 2015

What To Consider Before Setting Goals For The New Year

Every January, the possibilities held by the next 12 months yawn open. That fresh calendar spurs many of us to set lofty new goals for our lives. Our...

Hope Knosher
December 14 2014

7 Common Excuses For Not Practicing Yoga

As a yoga teacher I hear many excuses from others who think they cannot do yoga. I used to have a few myself. But it wasn't until I finally made it to...

Hope Knosher
November 4 2014

Why Yoga Is Great For Breast Cancer Patients & Survivors

Studies have shown that when someone is diagnosed with breast cancer, they can suffer from symptoms consistent with post traumatic stress disorder and...

Hope Knosher
August 29 2014

7 Ways To Get The Most Out Of A Yoga Class

Yoga can provide many benefits to its practitioners. But how can you get the most out of your time on the mat? It's one of the questions I get asked...

Hope Knosher
July 13 2014

5 Things I Learned From Breast Cancer

I recently received an email asking for any insights or words of wisdom I could share regarding my journey through being diagnosed with and undergoing...

Hope Knosher
April 23 2014

How To Get Centered Anytime, Anywhere In 7 Breaths

It may look as if you are just standing there, but Mountain Pose also called Tadasana (tah-DAHS-uh-nuh), is an active pose helping improve balance,...

Hope Knosher
February 16 2014

An Open Letter To Anyone Thinking About Trying Yoga

A student in my class had never done yoga before. He arrived late, and the only space available was in the middle of the tightly packed room, and...

Hope Knosher
November 16 2013

Why I Love Wheel Pose

When I first got serious about yoga, I would look at people doing wheel pose (sometimes called upward bow) and think, “That’s nice, but I won’t ever...

Hope Knosher
October 23 2013