Our AUGUST Giveaway has come to an end & is our biggest giveaway yet! We are giving over $400 of our favorite Mika travel Merchandise to the winner. This month, we asked you to share a picture of yourself blissed out in a yoga pose on vacation. We wanted to see where people expressed their yoga love this summer!
This was by far our favorite Mika Giveaway we've hosted. I mean look at all these cutie pies. We've got furkids encouraging their humans or wondering why the heck they aren't getting the attention they deserve...
I remember the first time that I tried Eka Pada Koundinyasana II in class, and I just kept thinking “What in the world?!” It took me a lot of practice and trial and error to figure out the intricacies of the posture. I am sharing with you the way that really helped me to get into this posture. I hope this helps!
As you can imagine, climbing on aerial silks everyday, I get a pretty intense workout that does wonders for the arms and core. When I can’t be in the air, there are a few exercises that I make sure to do in order to keep my body working hard and looking good! If you want to build the strength to take up aerial arts, or just get in awesome shape, add these simple bodyweight moves into your workout routine. You'll have sculpted arms and a strong core in no time!
......"What I love most about teaching is the energy I share with my students. It's what I see in their eyes, a love for themselves- the opportunity they get of seeing and feeling like the very best version of who they are, of realizing that in essence we are all One."
Keep reading to learn more about this passionate soul shine loving woman!
Hi. My name is RUBY & I am from ARUBA. My mom & dad told me that we are going to start donating to SGT. PEPPERS FRIENDS. You see, I AM a Sgt. Pepper FRIEND! Pretty cool huh? Anywho, my ma thought it would be nice if I shared my story & a little bit more about what my friends at Sgt. Pepper's do so here I go.
"Technology can be our best friend, and technology can also be the biggest party pooper of our lives. It interrupts our own story, it interrupts our ability to have a thought or daydream, to imagine something wonderful, because we are too busy bridging the walk from the cafeteria to the office on the cell phone." - Steven Spielberg
We asked two of the Mika Chica's on the team, Martha & Rossy, how to make legit salsa & boy did they deliver. The girls bring you Salsa Roja (inspired by Rossy's esposo) & Salsa Verde (inspired by Martha's suegra).
Backbends are hard. They challenge us to embrace vulnerability and to fully listen to our body. I have come up with 3 postures that have really helped me learn the most from backbends. Posture number one and two are all levels. Number three is a little more intermediate, so take it slow or skip if needed.
Many of you know Michelle as @BananaBlondie108 from her popular Instagram page and now you can get to know her on a more personal level by reading the following 20 questions. You will get a taste of her candid personality, get tips on becoming plant-based, learn what her badass response was when we asked her about body image and our favorite, what her style of yoga would be described as;)
We've got Dancing Trees, Street Trees, Baby Trees, Sea Trees, Family Trees, Jungle Trees, Pole Trees, Hanging Trees, Aerial Trees, Forest Trees, Friendship Trees, Snow Trees, Monument Trees, House Trees, Tropical Trees, Canyon Trees and even a couple MAN Trees! There were SO many fun pictures to admire we had to showcase all of the TREE Pose submissions for everyone to enjoy here!
As many of you Mika Chicas know, we have been anxiously waiting for the Ganesha Mika Yoga Mats to arrive and they are finally here! We were lucky enough to feature the artwork of local Denver artist, Hailey Svenkerud, better known to her friends as Hailey Snailey. Her work is breathtaking and intricate - the more you look at it, the more you see. Everyone at Mika is thrilled we we were given the opportunity to put her creation on a yoga mat, the space where we go to breathe, move energy, transform and love ourselves. Her design is perfect for encouraging this sort of....blah blah need to clean this up. We wanted to get to know this brilliant chica more...
Everyone has their favorite Instagram page or blog that they read every morning when they wake up. Neurotic Mommy happens to be one of ours! We got the opportunity to pick this sweet woman's brain and try and see the world from her eyes. Below are 20 questions we have asked Jennifer and the amazing responses she provided.