The arc of a life is not a perpetual upward trajectory. As director Baz Luhrmann said, “The real troubles in your life are apt to be things that never crossed your worried mind. The kind that blindside you at 4 PM on some idle Tuesday.” Listening to Nicole Sciacca, Chief Yoga Officer of Playlist Yoga, unfurl her tale from the professional dance world to injury, divorce, and starting over, I witnessed a woman honestly narrate what it means to be human. Her story is one of struggle, gumption, and the grit propelling her to get back up again. Her wisdom sees the troubles that blindside us can teach us, and Nicole is living testament to lessons well earned.
Read the article in full at LA Yoga!
Photo of Nicole Sciacca Wearing Uintah Collection by Jeff Skeirik
Carpe the diem out of these spring days. We’re walking and hiking everywhere and adding this simple yoga flow warm-up to all our outdoor routines…Read More
“A Free Downward Dog for You”
by Kavita Daswani
A pop-up fashion boutique in Malibu is the site of a free yoga event Saturday. Led by Nicole Sciacca of the Los Angeles yoga studio Playlist, which offers classes set to upbeat, specially mixed music, the class will take place at the Bailey 44 store at Malibu Lumber Yard. Registration begins at 1 p.m., and the class starts at 2 p.m., 3939 Cross Creek Road, Malibu.
Full article appeared in the LA Times on October 21, 2016.
You’re Doing It Wrong: Britney Spears’ Favorite Yoga Poses
August 16, 2016
You want a hot body? You better #werk.
Britney Spears, you make it look so easy…but we know better. While many of us turn to intense weight-training sessions to shape up, the Vegas headliner has a slightly different approach. If you’ve perused the just-announced 2016 MTV Video Music Awards performer’s Instagram feed or hunted down her workout secrets, you know that the return of her infamous abs are, in big part, thanks to her newfound love of yoga.
You, too, can get Britney-status results…if you’re practicing proper form. Even if you’re a veteran yogi, Playlist Yoga instructor Nicole Sciacca (who has worked with Jennifer Aniston and Kate Beckinsale) gave a few pointers on four popular poses (two of which the singer demonstrated for Shape magazine) that you might be doing wrong.
Read Taylor Stephen’s article in full at E News!