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How to Fit Yoga into A Busy Lifestyle

Life is hectic. It appears there will always be lots of things to do, lots of projects to complete, and very little time to do everything.

Deconstructing Asana Workshop

Regardless of your level of experience, this workshop goes a bitdeeper into the yoga postures and their purpose within our health & wellness. Uncover the finer details of the primary yoga postures & enhance your personal practice, and lend a bit more comfort in being in the yo

Yoga Therapy is not…

Yoga therapy is not just physical therapy using yoga postures. It is much richer, more dimensional than that form of treatment. It is also used in conjunction with or following diagnosis of an illness or dysfunction.

The word Vairagyam saved my mind yesterday

Boy, this week has been one of those weeks where a cave to hide in would have been greatly welcomed. While I was looking for a good place to physically escape I opened up a book and there is it was, Vairagyam, the word sitting in front of my eyes. At that moment I realized I was so dr

Vinyasa Krama

Today is a workshop on vinyasa krama and flow yoga. I keep seeing flow classes described as more challenging or quicker paced but rarely if ever described as a method for increasing muscle power, improving & controlling respiration, and as a method to balance the body between stre

Yoga is in Evolution

Today I spoke with a woman who is looking for a teacher training that isn’t just about lululemon, gymnastics bending, and one-upmanship in asana performance. She first was introduced to yoga 40 years ago when the practice was about self improvement, healthy living, compassionate relat
Supporting personal growth

The lost art of yoga-asana

I just finished a workshop with Gary Kraftsow this past weekend. I was so pleased to hear him speak about the difference between asana as yoga and yoga as yoga. Asana is a fragment of the full philosophical spectrum of yoga. The asana-s are templates/models for us to use towards welln

Yoga builds our sense of oneness

As we spend the day lost in thought, that action is referred to as rumination. Round we go in circles, often in a negative conversation with our selves as though we are two people at odds with each other. An on the mat yoga asana practice gives us the opportunity to practice bringing