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Why Alignment Matters

The word 'alignment' by now makes me cringe, as it has evolved into one of the most overburdened words in yoga...

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Make Your Practice a Habit

I’ve seen a lot of yoga students come and go over the years. This can be for a variety of...

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5 Keys to Ashtanga Yoga

It can seem challenging to narrow anything down to five key points, especially something with as much depth as the...

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I Hope You See How Far You've Come

I said this during practice recently to a student I’ve been working with for years, as I watched her do a...

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What Does OM mean?

Most of us know what Om is. It’s likely you’ve been chanting it since your first yoga class. You’ll...

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Sustainable Home Practice

Next week will be the start of my tenth month of home practice. And like many of you, this will likely continue for a...

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How to Find a Teacher

In the last few years, my ideas of the importance of having a yoga teacher have shifted. I still think it's an...

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What Teaching Means to Me

There are a lot of reasons people get into teaching yoga, but for me? I started teaching because it felt like I...

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How to Practice When it Hurts

 

One recurring theme I’ve noticed, both in my own experience and in conversations with others, is the...

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Ashtanga vs Vinyasa Yoga

What exactly IS the difference between Ashtanga and Vinyasa yoga? It’s a commonly asked question. To answer...

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The Ashtanga Yoga Toolkit

It can be hard sometimes not to carry around an idea in your head of what a yoga practice is “supposed”...

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Tips for Staying Motivated

My practice buddies: Paul and Hampi. Note, Hampi is only here for the savasana.

There’s a question I’ve...

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Ashtanga for All

There’s something Tim Miller said to me once at a training that’s stuck with me ever since: It’s...

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Three Yoga Sutras for Trying Times

 The last few months have been difficult for so many people in so many ways. I’ve received a lot of...

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Five Lessons Learned from Practicing Through a Pandemic

I always love to talk about how beneficial the practice of yoga can be during uncertain times, times of change, times...

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Practicing Releasing Anxiety

We all know that these are fragile times. I’ve heard so many people saying that one of the hardest things to...

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