One of my favorite quotes comes from Thich Naht Hanh, a Vietnamese monk who won the Nobel Peace Prize. He would teach meditation by teaching to simply notice that you are breathing.
"Breathing in, I notice I am breathing in. Breathing out, I notice I am breathing out."
It's so simple, yet I have found it so profound. It was helpful for me to hear this reminder on my morning walk the other day,...
Despite having great teachers, being dedicated and consistent in my practice I still found myself getting low back pain. After trying many stretching techniques and finding temporary relief, I realized that something needed to change about how I practice yoga. I learned physical therapy techniques, kinesiology and biomechanics and discovered some approaches I could add to my yoga practice that...
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...
Today's practice is a strong vinyasa practice recommended for anyone with 1 or more year of experience. This is a strong well rounded practice that includes strength, flexibility and balance.
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This year has been full of challenges for yoga teachers and going back to classes-as-usual is likely a long time away. Fortunately, students LOVE being able to practice from home. With 50 million people practicing yoga worldwide, there has never been a better time to move your teaching online and replace your in-person income. All you need is a clear plan and support from someone who has already done it. I'll share 6 steps for you to get started.
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: