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Ashtanga 101: How to Add Poses to Your Practice

In my last Ashtanga 101 blog I wrote about when is the right time to start a new series. Read it here.

This of course...

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Ashtanga 101 : When to Start a New Series

Ashtanga 101: When is it time to start a new series? And how do you do it?

A question that I hear a lot is, how do I...

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Yoga for All

In popular culture, yoga is typically portrayed as an exercise routine for limber, attractive women. In reality,...

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When is the right time to start a Mysore practice?

As much as I love summer, I have also love the energy of fall. Personally, I’ve never quite been able to get...

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Livestream on Sustainability

One thing I think about a lot, both for my own practice and for the practices of my students, is how to really make...

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Livestream on the Culture of Silence in Ashtanga

For the last year and a half or so, I’ve been feeling weighed down by the constant news about abuses of power -...

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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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