Yoga Illumined Studio – Opening in Austin, Texas

Posted by on Dec 12, 2014 in Yoga Illumined Studio | No Comments
Yoga Illumined Studio – Opening in Austin, Texas

Zoe Mantarakis and Sumukhi Kristina Lanuza are excited to announce the opening of Yoga Illumined Studio on South Congress in January 2015.  Located at SOCO Lofts, near St. Edward’s University, Yoga Illumined Studio will offer a full range of Yoga classes from Vinyasa to Restorative and beginner’s basics so that students can experience a Yoga […]

Yoga Illumined Ayurveda – Tips for the Fall Season

Posted by on Oct 28, 2014 in Yoga Illumined Ayurveda | No Comments
Yoga Illumined Ayurveda – Tips for the Fall Season

Kerry Meath-Sinkin and Sumukhi Kristina Lanuza discuss Ayurvedic tips for keeping the body healthy and full of ease through the Fall Season: 1) Eat locally grown vegetables like squash, pumpkin, apples 2) Add spices to warm the system like ginger, cumin, turmeric, cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, saffron, cayenne, black pepper 3) Abhyanga – warm oil massage […]

YI Yoga Teacher Training in South Padre Island Mar 1-30 ’15

Posted by on Oct 15, 2014 in Yoga Teacher Training | No Comments
YI Yoga Teacher Training in South Padre Island Mar 1-30 ’15

JOIN US for Yoga Illumined, South Padre Island March 1-30, 2015:  A one-month long, 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training and Yoga Lifestyle program in South Padre Island – at Laguna Madre Yoga. FULL SCHEDULE:  YI.SPI.Schedule.2015 Sumukhi (Kristina Lanuza) and Zoe Mantarakis guide you into a deeper understanding of Yoga and its practices for enlightening and freeing the mind and […]

Gayatri Mantra with Sumukhi

Posted by on Oct 11, 2014 in Yoga of Sound | No Comments
Gayatri Mantra with Sumukhi

Sumukhi of Yoga Illumined chants the Gayatri Mantra, A very sacred Vedic Mantra used in Agni Hotra or fire ceremony. Oṃ bhūr bhuvaḥ svaḥ tát savitúr váreṇ(i)yaṃ bhárgo devásya dhīmahi dhíyo yó naḥ prachodáyāt ॐ भूर्भुवः॒ स्वः । तत्स॑वितुर्वरे॑णियं(तत्सवितुर्वरेण्यं) । भ॒र्गो॑ दे॒वस्य॑ धीमहि । धियो॒ यो नः॑ प्रचो॒दया॑त् ॥ Devanagari from Wikipedia. Translation: OM. Earth. Atmosphere. […]

Chant the Togetherness Mantra

Posted by on Oct 8, 2014 in Yoga of Sound | No Comments
Chant the Togetherness Mantra

Sumukhi, Kristina Lanuza, Yoga Illumined teacher and Co-Founder chants the Togetherness Mantra.  We encourage you to chant with us to raise the vibration of peace, togetherness, respect and love within and all around you. Om Saha Navavatu Saha Nau Bhunaktu Saha Viryam Karavavahai Tejasvi Na Vadhitam Astu  Ma Vivishavahai  Om shantih, shantih, shantih May we […]

Join Yoga Illumined Teacher Zoe Mantarakis at Wanderlust, Austin

Posted by on Oct 1, 2014 in Yoga Illumined Classes in Austin | No Comments
Join Yoga Illumined Teacher Zoe Mantarakis at Wanderlust, Austin

Yoga with Zoe at Wanderlust Austin, November 6-9, 2014. Wake up to the Real Love inside.   Read this article for more on Zoe.  

Yoga Illumined Ayurveda: Doshas

Posted by on Sep 20, 2014 in Yoga Illumined TV | No Comments
Yoga Illumined Ayurveda: Doshas

  In this intro video, Sumukhi Kristina Lanuza and Kerry Meath-Sinkin delve deeper into the Doshas (constitution or body types) of Ayurveda. To watch the entire episode, go to: Yoga Illumined Ayurveda is a unique online and in-person program designed to bring the wisdom of Ayurveda and Yoga into your day-to-day life. Additionally, for those […]

Meditation for Beginners with Zoe

Posted by on Sep 18, 2014 in Yoga Illumined TV | No Comments
Meditation for Beginners with Zoe

                  Enjoy this beginner’s guide to meditation with Zoe, filmed by YogaDuke:    

Paschimottanasana – Seated Forward bend with Zoe Mantarakis

Posted by on Sep 17, 2014 in Yoga Illumined TV | No Comments
Paschimottanasana – Seated Forward bend with Zoe Mantarakis

Strengthen your hamstring and quadricep muscles.  Practice seated forward bend with Yoga Illumined’s Zoe Mantarakis.  Awaken to grounded and relaxed awareness.  

Yoga for a Good Night’s Sleep

Posted by on Sep 11, 2014 in Hatha Yoga | No Comments
Yoga for a Good Night’s Sleep

Yoga Illumined graduate Rebecca Harris shares her insights on 3 Yoga Poses for a good night’s sleep:  http://www.yogafly.com/three-simple-yoga-poses-to-get-a-good-nights-sleep/  

Yoga Illumined Seated Spinal Twist with Zoe

Posted by on Sep 4, 2014 in Yoga Illumined TV | No Comments
Yoga Illumined Seated Spinal Twist with Zoe

Zoe Mantarakis shows us how to embody Awakened Vitality in Ardha Matseyndrasana, Seated Spinal Twist in the followng YouTube video.  Practice with Zoe and enjoy the benefits of a healthy spine and back. Om shantih om!