All posts tagged: yoga and core strength

Welcome Julika!

WELCOME JULIKA LOMAS Pittsburgh’s yoga community is fortunate to have a new yogini in town.  Yoga Matrika is delighted to welcome Julika Lomas to our community specifically and to Pittsburgh in general.  Julika Lomas will be offering a Core Challenge Vinyasa Flow class on Tuesdays from 8:15 to 9:30am and on Sundays from 7:30 to 8:45 pm.  This will be our most physically challenging yoga class with an emphasis on building strength and toning the entire body.  Enjoy this sweaty and intelligent vinyasa flow class with creative vinyasa series and an energetic flow that is sure to keep you joyful and restored–no matter how grey, icy or cold it may be outside! Please come and try a class with Julika.  Introduce yourself and get ready for a real treat of a class. She starts this Sunday, January 24th at 7:30pm.  Bring your mat, water bottle and a towel and get ready to FLOW. About Julika: After an inspiring journey in various mind and body arts (e.g., fencing, progressive muscle relaxation and M.A. in psychology), I have started …

Bikini Season Yoga

It’s that time of year again Pittsburgh!  Shake out that box of shorts and t-shirts, bathing suits and sandals and expose your pale flesh to that yellow orb in the sky that many people know as THE SUN.  In honor of the more revealing attire of this fast approaching season, Erin Commendatore will be offering a “Bikini Season Yoga” class on Wednesday nights at 5:45pm.  Yes, we’re being a bit cheeky at Yoga Matrika!  You don’t need to be a woman or even consider wearing a bikini to take this energetic and core strengthening class.  Erin will focus on using yoga poses and movements that shape the arms and legs, help you lose weight and tone the belly.  Yoga tones and creates long and lean muscles so you look great in and out of whatever you decide to wear this summer. This is also a great class for new moms (3+ months post-partum) who would like to use yoga to shape up and feel more energetic and fabulous after birth and any new dads who …