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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

If what you seek is deep connection and the recognition that you are indeed a spirit having a human experience, search for ways to connect to your own sense of spirituality in everyday life. You’ll notice daily tasks become divine and connection blossoms.Read More
How can you serve? Doing good for others not only aids the recipient, but also boasts a number of benefits for the giver. Here six ways volunteering can increase your happiness.Read More
However you define your spirituality, choosing to tap into the energy of the moon can add an element of beauty, mystery, and flow to your convictions. Try these ideas for using the cycles of the moon to bring more spirituality into your life.Read More
If you don’t have the time or money for a vacation or a week-long retreat, that doesn’t mean you can’t give yourself the break you need. Follow these suggestions to take an at-home mini-retreat!Read More
Sometimes sitting can cause distracting and painful sensations in your body, which makes meditation difficult. Luckily, there is not one correct way to sit for meditation, and with these simple stretches, you can prepare yourself.Read More
As bikinis and sunsets give way to pumpkin spice and cozy nights, here are some ideas for finding harmony and inspiration for the fall season.Read More
An imbalance of Kapha can leave you feeling sluggish. There are four specific yoga poses and breath-linked sequences that can offset that imbalance and get you up and moving.Read More
Whether you practice Vinyasa flow regularly or are in need of a mid-summer pickup, this series of poses offers something for everyone.Read More
Are you having difficulty falling asleep? Check out this before-bed sequence to prepare yourself for a good night's sleep.Read More
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