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Lena Schmidt

Certified Yoga Instructor

Whether it’s exploring the local trails, playing pretzel on the yoga mat, or diving into a book on inner peace, Lena loves an adventure. You can find her teaching yoga in San Diego, leading retreats near and far, and empowering others to be the change they wish to see in the world. Learn more about Lena at www.yoginilena.com

The spiritual aspects of yoga have aided Lena in the never-ending search for peace, calm, and positivity within, and she’s passionate about sharing these tools with others. She is intentional about taking yoga off the mat and loves finding the bridges between the heart and mind, the individual and community, and mindfulness and expression. Lena is also an avid hiker, happiness-seeker, feminist, and proud owner of an adorable dog named Clementine.

 

 

Articles by Lena Schmidt

Since the thoughts you think create the reality you live in, why not choose positive, more expansive thoughts to change your life for the better? Here are seven mantras to try.Read More
The days are longer and lighter, and that can only mean one thing: it’s time to play outside! Whether you’re headed out on a road trip, a day hike, or a month-long backpacking adventure, make sure you think ahead and practice these six safety tips.Read More
Next time your life feels unmanageable, try this yoga sequence to move back into balance emotionally, physically, mentally, and spiritually.Read More
Finding harmony and inspiration is a lifelong process, and the ancient medical system of Ayurveda can provide guidance and tips along the way.. Step into spring with these Ayurveda-inspired activities.Read More
Skip the squabbles, boost your travel stamina, and make your trip a mindfulness journey with these on-the-road inspired yoga poses.Read More
Malas are growing in popularity and can be a great complement to your meditation practice. Learn about the benefits of using a mala and unique ways to use one.Read More
Welcome spring and prepare for outdoor activities by adding these five yoga poses to your daily practice.Read More
The Spring Equinox marks the end of winter and beginning of spring. It’s a time for new beginnings, and your chance to tap into the power of ritual and renewal.Read More
Establishing a consistent, healthy morning routine can help you start your day on the right foot. Try these morning habits inspired by traditions in Ayurveda to help beat the cold-weather blues.Read More
Have you ever watched your dog stretch in the morning? If so, then you know why we call that iconic pose Downward-Facing Dog. Check out these seven yoga poses inspired by dogs.Read More