In last week’s episode I shared how to practice yoga as a moving meditation. How to maintain awareness of breath and bandhas while flowing through postures. In today's practice you can let all that go.
It's important to be able to engage in postures AND it's important to be able to rest and let go.
If we hold too firm with too much effort we will burn out. If we're too loose too often we...
This month nears the end of a major transit, with a heavy focus one sign of the zodiac. We also have the winter solstice - ending a 6 month cycle and and beginning the transition into a new 6 month cycle. Learn all about it and the yoga and Ayurveda practices I recommend for working with these energies on today's episode.
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In last week’s episode I shared one of my favorite threads of the Yoga Sutra: “mindfulness of opposites.”
Today I share one of the most essential pairs of opposites -- anterior and posterior pelvic tilt. If you’ve never heard these words before, I will share exactly what I mean by them in today’s episode.
As I’ve shared before, low back pain effects 80% of...
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Where will your gains come from? What social circles are most helpful for you? What makes the 11th house considered both an auspicious house and a house of obstructions, and how can you best work with these energies? I'll share all...
In today's episode I share one of my favorite threads of the Yoga Sutra. Pratipaksha Bhavana: “When negativity arises, cultivate the opposite” or “mindfulness of opposites.”
Opposites are the core of everything I teach in yoga. Postures are either active or passive. Moving or still. Strengthening or stretching. Sometimes many of these things at once.
Is your low back in...
In last week’s episode I shared how to address deep seated muscular imbalances.
In today's episode I share how balance is often misunderstood as needing to arrive at a perfect point between two opposites. As you know from any amount of life experience, things are constantly changing and moving. A core teaching of spiritual traditions is impermanence - you can never swim in the same river...
For my first 5 years of Yoga my hamstrings were tight. I stretched them often, so what was I doing wrong? I'll address this and the biggest mistakes I made in my first 10 years of practice so you can avoid them. With some easy adjustments you can start building strength, flexibility and balance today. Enter your email to begin: