How a Yoga Class Empowers you to Move

Our next  inquiry is how the human body is meant to move.  We’re all pretty well aware of the harms that have grown over the past fifty years… no need to dwell upon the scary, life-threatening risks too much.  Let’s

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How a Yoga Class Empowers you to Move

Our next  inquiry is how the human body is meant to move.  We’re all pretty well aware of the harms that have grown over the past fifty years… no need to dwell upon the scary, life-threatening risks too much.  Let’s

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Bija Breathing – Pranayama + Mantra

This practice is wonderful as an anchor for meditation, or for focusing your intention throughout your time on the mat.  Try doing it out loud a few times and see how that feels! Maybe you can come up with a

Bija Breathing – Pranayama + Mantra

This practice is wonderful as an anchor for meditation, or for focusing your intention throughout your time on the mat.  Try doing it out loud a few times and see how that feels! Maybe you can come up with a

Restorative Work: Legs up the Wall

Legs-up-the-wall is an especially good habit for athletes or people who stand a lot at their jobs.  It will help your legs feel lighter.  It also helps give the heart fresh blood.

Restorative Work: Legs up the Wall

Legs-up-the-wall is an especially good habit for athletes or people who stand a lot at their jobs.  It will help your legs feel lighter.  It also helps give the heart fresh blood.

Extra Long Exhales

After even breathing, try experimenting with lengthening your exhalations, further inviting relaxation and reducing tension or fear.

Extra Long Exhales

After even breathing, try experimenting with lengthening your exhalations, further inviting relaxation and reducing tension or fear.

The 1 Minute Breath: Even Breathing with a Hold

This is one way I like to end (or begin) class.  And it’s one I use all the time.  While I picked it up in Kundalini classes, there are a few great sources on breathing that I can share: For

The 1 Minute Breath: Even Breathing with a Hold

This is one way I like to end (or begin) class.  And it’s one I use all the time.  While I picked it up in Kundalini classes, there are a few great sources on breathing that I can share: For

Receptive Meditation: Audio Anchoring

Being observant is a good skill.  In yoga, it can serve to help us realize when we are straining a part of the body too far or when our thoughts are becoming distorted.  In creative work, we can better recreate

Receptive Meditation: Audio Anchoring

Being observant is a good skill.  In yoga, it can serve to help us realize when we are straining a part of the body too far or when our thoughts are becoming distorted.  In creative work, we can better recreate

Body Scan – Progressive Relaxation

Progressive Relaxation is a common relaxation technique that involves what’s often called a Body Scan. You can find variations in numerous places.  I’ve found useful descriptions of Progressive Relaxation in the following books: – Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Widsom

Body Scan – Progressive Relaxation

Progressive Relaxation is a common relaxation technique that involves what’s often called a Body Scan. You can find variations in numerous places.  I’ve found useful descriptions of Progressive Relaxation in the following books: – Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Widsom

Balance Work: Tree Pose

Balance is important for everyone but becomes particularly significant as we age.  Tree pose provides a chance to make good habits in how you distribute your weight on your feet.  It is also a good way to practice focusing your

Balance Work: Tree Pose

Balance is important for everyone but becomes particularly significant as we age.  Tree pose provides a chance to make good habits in how you distribute your weight on your feet.  It is also a good way to practice focusing your