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The Practice Tracker

It's hard to believe the summer solstice is upon us. We’re also getting to the point in the season when all the...

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The Art of Holding Space

Lately, I’ve found myself thinking a lot about what it really means to hold space for others. I think about how...

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Sandy Fennell on How to Comeback to Yoga after Cancer

This is a very special guest post from my good friend, Sandy. I think Sandy is completely incredible...

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How to Get Your Yoga Mojo Back

We can all lose our mojo sometimes. Whatever the cause, sometimes we just find that we’ve gotten out of our...

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Dry Brushing the Face

Tips for dry brushing your face with Dr Christine Peterson.

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Urdhva Dhanurasana for Low Back Pain

It is possible to avoid low back pain in backbends, but it does require strength through to back side of the body.

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Marichyasana B

Breaking down Marichyasana B

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Ashtanga 101: Practicing Yoga with an Injury

Denial, anger, bargaining, depression, acceptance. These aren’t just the five stages of grief - they’re...

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How to Dropback and Keep Your Feet Parallel

Ever wonder how to keep your feet parallel in backbends? The key is to ground your legs more strongly.

Props such as...

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Jai! What an effing year!

It’s been a tough year for Ashtanga.

2017 ended with the realization that Pattabhi Jois abused his position of...

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Holiday Practice Tips

As if life isn’t hectic enough – here comes the holiday hoopla. Extended family, holiday shopping,...

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Why We Need More Than One Teacher

Modern Ashtanga tradition holds that students should only have one teacher. In my experience this has been a...

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Three Things I'm Thankful For...

If I had to choose just three things in the yoga realm that I am grateful for this year, these would be the ones!

I...

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What I Heard in Silence : Takeaways from a Silent Yoga and Meditation Retreat with Richard and Mary
  1. “There" is Wherever You Are

We’ve all been there – If I could just X, then I would have Y. If I...

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Jumping Back with Blocks

Transitions are without a doubt one of the most challenging parts of a yoga practice. They build heat...

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Ashtanga 101: FAQ

So do I practice every single day? What if I don’t feel well?

This is actually such a common question that I...

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