This latest blog is to commemorate one year since I broke my femur in a skate boarding incident. March 27th is the anniversary date of breaking my femur while visiting a friend in Hawaii. The official description would be a comminuted right intertrochanteric femur frac...
As a Fine Art Major in college with an emphasis in Painting, Drawing and the Studio Arts, Abstract Expressionist painting became my vehicle for communicating how I perceived reality. An expression abstracted from reality and transposed to a more indelible pure form. Ma...
It has been a challenge to write a blog this month due to the intensity of the political climate. Individuals have been affected to the core emotionally, while others remain apathetic to the whole experience. What can you say when intensity has risen to a point of avoi...
Adjectives like healthy, unhealthy, productive, destructive, hectic, relaxed, carefree, and disciplined come to mind. Lifestyle is a way of living that extends and evolves throughout life. In the world of Health & Fitness, applying lifestyle is paramount in m...
Karma, as defined by Wikipedia "is energy of thoughts, words, & actions. Karma is the term used to describe the cycle of cause and effect. A culmination of all a person is doing, done, or will do. According to the theory of Karma, what happens to a person happens becau...
Yoga is most likely the most ancient, diverse, scientific, and well rounded form of fitness one can do. Traditional yoga incorporates three components to create a complete practice. Practice that does not include all three components would just be a simple exercise, no...
I went to surf and visit with an old friend on the North Shore of Oahu this past March and the second to last day of the trip I suffered a commuted femur fracture close to the head of the femur (not in picture). I had surgery on the island and came back to heal 5 days...
The body is complex and is designed to handle variety of movements. Yoga demands many if not all the joints and muscles in the body to work at optimal levels during all the asanas. This activity is referred to as "engaging in the pose", by using all the muscles in the...
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Ben Hicks is available for Consultation;
Holistic Health Practitioner, LMT, Clinical Herbalist and Nutritionist.
OPEN Chrismas Eve Dec. 24th
New Years Eve - OPEN
First Friday Tea, Music, Yoga
Dates: Friday Dec. 6th
Times: 6:00 pm tea - 6:30 pm Yoga
Location: Ben Hicks Yoga
Dates:Sunday Dec. 21, 22, & 28
Times: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm class may be open ended
Location:Ben Hicks Yoga Studio
108 Sun Salutations
Dates:Saturday Dec. 21st
Times: 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Location: Ben Hicks Yoga
This is our practice of doing 108 prostrations for the Winter Solstice.
Nature Hike #2
Dates:Sunday Dec. 29th
Times: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: hwy 95 rest area off mile marker 170
This is a moderate hike, distance 6.5 miles
Since 2010 I have offered free event meet ups, "Karma Yoga" as a way of serving others. in an effort to create appreciation through education and awareness. I host free Herb Talks, Nature Walks, Yoga in the Park, Full Moon Paddles, & SUP Yoga every year. These are all programs intended to inspire and enhance the experience of students seasonal visitors and patrons.
6:00 - 7:00 amHatha Yoga
8;00 - 9:00 amVinyasa Flow
9:15 - 10:15 am Pilates (Mat Pilates Inspired)
5:40 - 6:40 pm"Prana Flow"(Organic Movement)
8:00 - 9:00 amBalanced Yoga
9:15 - 10:15 amOrganic Movement
5:40 - 6:40 pmHip Opener (hip flexors)
6:00 - 7:00 am Hatha Yoga
8:00 - 9:00 amVinyasaFlow
9:15 - 10:15 amCore Strength (Pilates Inspired)
5:40 - 6:40 pmHeart of Yoga (shoulders)
8:00 - 9:00 amYoga Flow(Sivananda Inspired)
9:15 - 10:15 amPranayama/Yoga Breathing
5:40 - 6:45 pm Hot Yoga (Ashtanga Inspired)
6:00 - 7:00 amHatha Yoga
8:00 - 9:00 amSupported Yoga
9:15 - 10:15 amGentle Yoga
5:40 - 6:40 pmSurya Soul & Free First Fridays
9:00 - 10:00 am Yang Yoga (power)
10:30 - 11:30 amYin Yoga (gentle but intense)
9:00 - 10:00 amVinyasa Flow
10:30 - 12:00 pmRestorative Yoga (90 minutes)
All Instructors are certified and experienced working within their scope of practice to ensure your safety and maximize benefit.
Welcome to BEN HICKS Yoga
Ben Hicks Yoga understands the importance of using traditional yoga practice combined with herbs, nutrition, & massage to transform mind, body, & spirit.
Enjoy the benefits of feeling support in an environment that embraces inclusion and attainment of a common goal.
Be inspired to define "quality of life" through practice.
See progress tomorrow by honoring where you are today.
Take time for yourself to take care of yourself.
"Using the tools found in Traditional Yoga, to forge a path or means towards transformation"