How Yoga Helps Us Confront Our Fears


The following is an interview with Martin Scott, who is the owner of Union Yoga in San Francisco. He has been a yoga teacher and group leader at Blue Osa. Harriet: Hi, Martin. Thanks for … Read More

Why Yoga Teachers Need To Be On Instagram


I’m always slow to jump on new social media. It’s hard to keep up when we have Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Foursquare, Flickr, Tumblr, and even more popping up all the time. When Instagram first came … Read More

Yoga Inspiration Pose: Triangle Pose

Trikonasana Triangle pose yoga

Triangle Pose, or Trikonasana, is a powerfully symbolic pose. Traditionally, its spiritual significance lies in the idea of transformation. The three points also point to the trinity – the creator, sustainer, and destroyer. The two … Read More

Yoga Inspiration: Mountain Pose

Costa Rica Osa Peninsula Yoga Retreat Tadasana

“Open yourself to a universe of infinite possibilities.” There are many discussions about the most important pose in yoga, and we would argue that Mountain Pose (Tadasana) is a strong qualifier. In a yoga class, … Read More

Yoga Inspiration: Handstand

Costa Rica Osa Peninsula Yoga Retreat Handstand

From the Blue Osa Yoga Mat… “Yoga is a practice of walking into your fear every day and facing it head on until there is no more fear.” Handstand is a part of our featured … Read More