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Joni Yung Patient Expert

Santa Monica, California
i write about all the facets of yoga life in los angeles: the studios, the teachers, the events, and everything else that continues to make LA the yoga capital that it is!
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prayers for love and gratitude to water by Joni Yung Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga if you're on facebook (and who isn't these days?), you've probably received an invite for a global event that will be held today at noon. yes, that's at noon, in your time z ... Read on »
make your yoga practice count! by Joni Yung Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga many of us here in los angeles are blessed with what may seem to most as the perfect life. we wake up, still snuggled in our warm bed, go about our errands in picture-perfec ... Read on »
it's mesheeky monday!! by Joni Yung Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga i spend most of my days -- as well as some of my nights -- in yoga pants. they work perfectly for what i need to do, be it riding my bike to yoga class, to lunch, or to r ... Read on »
let the shivaratri celebration begin! by Joni Yung Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga all over the world, the coming new moon will usher in shivaratri, the great night of shiva. for those who are unfamiliar with this annual celebration, i thought this was ... Read on »
wild and wacky weather by Joni Yung Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga it started out as just another insanely-planned day for me. the night before, i had spent a rockingly sweaty evening at exhale in venice with shiva rea and c.c. white. no ... Read on »
living life virtually in your PJs by Joni Yung Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga the beauty of being able to work from home is that i can get up in the morning, fire up my computer, and voila! i'm productive. i don't have to get dressed. i don't ha ... Read on »
one plus one equals ooooohh! by Joni Yung Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga i recently submitted a piece on february partner yoga workshops for the upcoming issue of LA yoga magazine . since then, many more workshops have been announced, so i'm post ... Read on »
yogis [heart] KCRW! by Joni Yung Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga the KCRW winter pledge drive started yesterday, thursday january 27th (and yes, i've already put in a shift last night as a phone bank volunteer!) and will be running throug ... Read on »
getting back on track by Joni Yung Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga there was a time when i used to write. a lot. at my peak, i averaged about two blog posts a week. now i'm lucky if i can post two a month. i blame it all on facebook. and ... Read on »
january is Y.O.G.A for youth month by Joni Yung Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga i recently received an email update from Y.O.G.A. for youth , a non-profit that brings yoga classes to youth in after-school programs and juvenile detention centers, as well ... Read on »
it's christmas time again! by Joni Yung Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga our country is a wonderful tapestry of people of all races and faiths who observe an assortment of religious celebrations during the winter months -- hanukkah, kwanzaa, fest ... Read on »
what will YOU be doing when the clock strikes midnight? by Joni Yung Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga it's almost halfway through december 2010, and besides your having to rush around to attend christmas parties and buy last-minute christmas gifts, it's time to consider that ... Read on »
santa monica loses another yoga studio by Joni Yung Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga back in mid-october, home simply yoga closed its doors with minimal fanfare. no mention was made on their facebook page , their website, or even via email. besides my being ... Read on »
eight days of yoga gift-giving by Joni Yung Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga the eight-day jewish festival of lights, better known as hanukkah, started at sundown this evening, december 1st, and will end at sundown next thursday, december 9th. during ... Read on »
gratitude by Joni Yung Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga while thanksgiving is better known as the big eatfest of the year, it should also be the time when we take a break from our hectic schedules and pause to think about what we ... Read on »
accepting change by Joni Yung Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga sometimes things don't always go the way you've planned. still on my quest to meet yogaglo 's challenge to take 30 yoga classes in 30 days, i mapped out an eclectic mix o ... Read on »
we be doin' yoga by Joni Yung Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga by now, i'm sure you all have heard MC yogi rapping "ganesh is fresh", "be the change", and more recently "give love". not only is he a hip hop artist who found yoga, but he ... Read on »
a week's worth of yoga adventures in lala land by Joni Yung Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga last week, i embarked upon a 30-day yoga challenge posed by the friendly people at yogaglo , an online source of yoga classes. for those of you unfamiliar with the glo (as i ... Read on »
30 yoga classes in 30 days by Joni Yung Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga on september 30th, the people at yogaglo posted this challenge on their facebook page Several YogaGlo members will be starting a 30:30 challenge tomorrow and we'll be join ... Read on »
it's in the bag by Joni Yung Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga i happen to be on the mailing list of many, many LA-based yoga studios. yes, by choice. one plus is that i'm kept up-to-date with what's going on the in LA yoga scene. ... Read on »