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The blog is where I update you on free practice resources on YouTube, describe my own journey as a yogi, and outline various elements of yoga philosophy! Follow along to deepen your yoga practice along with me. Together we can practice and study!
I am delighted to continue with one of my favorite topics–muscle engagement in yoga asana! So far we've covered plank pose, warrior 2, triangle, and today it is extended side angle (Utthita...
Probably every Vinyasa class I've ever been to has Utthita Trikonasana (extended triangle pose).
Certainly every Ashtanga practice has triangle on each side (followed by revolved triangle)....
Have you ever wondered how yogis seem to travel in slow motion when they jump back in sun salutations?
The secret is in the core! Namely, deep core and hip flexor engagement and...
I like to build poses from the ground up. Here's how my mental checklist usually goes:
- Legs (always double checking the position of the knees/hips)
- Low back
- Upper back
Do you get tired when holding plank pose? Do you ever feel as though you might collapse, especially in the low back and core when holding plank for 5 breaths or longer? Have you ever thought that...
Meditation has many physical and emotional benefits that Western science has outlined through empirical study.
For example, the Mayo Clinic has indicated that emotional benefits include...
What is a Sankalpa?
First, let's do an exercise:
1. Imagine a quality that you would like to cultivate in your life. Examples could be patience, love, tolerance, wisdom, groundedness, or...
Some of you know that the start of 2023 was completely transformational for me. January 2023 was when stopped my career as a violinist, educator, and academic, and went ALL IN...
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