For those of you who have done yoga with me before, you know about my emphasis on breathing. Deep breathes are the basis of our yoga practice, and a place you can return to over and over again... even when the physical asana (stretches) are not within reach. I describe the breath as the thread… Continue reading Ride The Wave of Breath…
The Yoga Gap
Over the last few weeks I've had about 100 students pass through my teaching... and I'm seeing a common thread of feedback. What I have learned is The Gentle Way Of Hatha is a much more uncommon style of yoga then I would have guessed. The yoga market is becoming saturated anywhere you go, but… Continue reading The Yoga Gap
Creation, preservation, destruction. These are the three gunas that represent the cycles of life, and the universe. In sanskrit they are called sattva, rajas and tamas. One thing I love about yoga, and specifically the philosophies, is the lesson of letting go. Not judging, not clinging, and having an ability to go with the flow;… Continue reading Chaos
Here Comes The Sun!
3/7 Youth Resides In The Spine! Now that we have covered the topic of elongation, we will move into the discussion of back-bends in our yoga practice. The six movements (forward, backward, side, side, twist, twist) are key in a well rounded yoga session. On top of these six movements a well rounded practice should also… Continue reading Here Comes The Sun!
The Fourth Step | Just Breathe
Pranayama. Bliss. In my humble opinion this is where the magic happens in yoga. So what is pranayama? Simply put, it is breathing. Pranayama is our Life Force. We cannot live without breathing. When our breathing stops, our life ends. Yet we take for granted this powerful force in our lives. There are many emotional… Continue reading The Fourth Step | Just Breathe