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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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Ashtanga 101 : Maintenance Mode

Have you heard yogis talking about “maintenance mode” and wondered what the heck it means?

Well,...

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Ashtanga 101: The Prop Talk

Traditionally in Ashtanga, many teachers will teach with absolutely no props. I think there’s some benefit to...

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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: 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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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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Ashtanga 101: Take Rest

This post was co-written with Cory Bryant.

What if I told you that there was one single most important pose in your...

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Ashtanga 101 : Dialing it Back

Here’s a warning: A lot comes up in the first year of an Ashtanga practice. Physically, mentally, emotionally,...

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Ashtanga 101 : Etiquette

Now that you’ve learned your sun salutations, let’s talk about the etiquette of Ashtanga. I encourage...

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Ashtanga 101: Welcome to Ashtanga

Here’s the truth: Starting an Ashtanga practice is hard. Yoga is often misrepresented as being all happy...

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