Yoga

What do I need to start practicing Yoga?

There are three things I would recommend that all individuals who are exploring the practice of Yoga have to make their practice a success. 1st, A Body to Practice Yoga with It doesn't matter if your body is tall, short, round, thin, old, young, growing a baby,...

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Chaturanga Dandasana – The Yogi Push-up

If you're new to yoga, you may be thinking, "Wait...What?!?! Why are we doing a push-up? I thought yoga was just a fancy name for stretching." *Evil laughter* "You thought wrong my friends!" Yoga, in it's Asana form, is movement that develops strength, control, and...

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What is Yoga?

What I am realizing more and more, as I ponder over my desire to teach yoga, is that no one really knows what yoga is. No one knows what yoga really looks like. And if you can't describe yoga...it's really hard to do it. So I wanted to take a quick moment to explore...

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Yoga: A Community

Over the last year-ish, I have been listening to various amazing podcasts. This spoken blog platform or informal talk radio listening experience has opened up a beautiful opportunity for learning that I otherwise might have missed. And I am grateful for it. Yoga...

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I can’t do yoga…

Anytime I mention that I practice yoga or am a yoga instructor, I hear a variety of responses..."You do? Where do you teach at?" "I like yoga.""I've been wanting to try yoga.""I could never do yoga." Now, I know how to sequence a lovely yoga class. The poses I learned...

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“I’m not flexible enough to do yoga…”

Anytime I announce that I practice yoga or teach yoga, I get responses and comments like this: "I would go to yoga, but I'm not flexible." Or another version of this, "I'm not flexible enough for yoga." "I don't have a yoga body." "I'm too old for yoga.""I couldn't do...

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