March 1, 2018

River Rock Yoga was born while I was sitting by a river watching the flow of water. As the water flowed steadily around the rocks, I reflected on how the water shapes the rocks and how the rocks shape the flow of the river and how everything intertwines with each other...

August 11, 2017

Explore your Core with me this summer as we row, row, row your boat!  If you have come to play with me in my classes recently, you may have gathered that it has been all about the core.  Twisting, rolling, holding, falling courageously and (coregeously) exploring our e...

July 31, 2017

Sandy Byrne, the founder of River Rock Yoga, located in the Hartford, Conn. suburb of Wethersfield, found yoga over 20 years ago. As a former gymnast and coach for over 25 years, Byrne recalled looking bright and shiny on the outside, but hurting on the inside due to m...

April 21, 2016

 

Meditation and yoga were introduced to me at a time when I was really struggling. I was having a hard time feeling my feelings, I was extremely unhappy and facing some big life decisions. I had no sense of how to read, let alone trust, any gut feelings I had about wha...

April 21, 2016

In December of 2014, I found myself on a yoga mat for the first time in my life – at none other than River Rock. A few weeks prior I had been involved in a very serious car crash; one that left my car totaled, my body battered and bruised, and my spirits lower than low...

April 12, 2016

My yoga story began when I first went to a group class in high school and couldn’t quite get through a class without giggling. I thought yoga might not be for me. Then a few years later, in college, I took a hot vinyasa flow class which blew me away- wow, what a workou...

April 4, 2016

My yoga journey is long, and perforated. I began taking yoga in 2003 at a Bikram Studio in New Haven, CT. I was instantly drawn to the intensity of Bikram, and also was very young and still figuring out the difference between GOOD energy and bad, and really enjoying fi...