Want to Network with our PURE Community? We’ve teamed up with Angelique and Stephen Huntsman, founders of Y.E.S. Fest LIVE, bringing Yoga + Entertainment + Social Impact = Y.E.S., with a series of mixers and networking events with like-minded people looking to make a positive difference in this highly stressed out world! We had an…

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Inferno Hot Pilates for Bone Health? Pilot research over the last decade shows how yoga can help those at risk for osteoporosis. At PURE, we have heard numerous testimonials from students whose doctors have been amazed at the reversal from osteoporosis to osteopenia (a less severe condition), and overall gains in mineral bone density in…

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What is Mindfulness? The practice of maintaining a nonjudgmental state of heightened or complete awareness of one’s thoughts, emotions, or experiences on a moment-to-moment basis. Do you feel frustrated falling out of standing balancing postures? Does the hot room make you feel anxious? Are you distracted by other students, or by your reflection in the…

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An Inspirational Weekend Yoga Retreat Mardy and Jeff presented several sessions at the Texas Yoga Retreat in October. Invited by founders Charles MacInerney and Ellen Smith, two of Austin’s longest and most beloved yoga teachers, it was an opportunity to rest, relax, and share our asana practice and PURE Action, Inc. community yoga outreach with…

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  How does it Work? Connective tissue such as tendons, ligaments and fascia, especially in the hips, pelvis, and lower spine, are more “plastic” in nature as compared to muscle tissue. They respond optimally to a slow and steady load, characteristic of Yin Yoga postures, which are held for several minutes each in a room…

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