While on my morning commute, I often take notice of the new yoga studios that seem to almost spring up overnight. It’s a great benefit to have so many options for access to yoga. However, of the Seven studios within a 15 minute driving radius, I find but only two […]

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The Gita Concisely Summarized The Plot The Quick and Dirty A guy is (understandably) upset about being on the brink of battle with his family. A trusted friend turns out to be a god, and reminds him of all the reasons there’s no reason not to slay them all- dharma, […]

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It is time. The signal by the earth has been given. The smallest of seeds begin germination. After a cold long winter, a tiny insignificant desire that was safely tucked away between the strewn leaves and dead grasses starts the first steps along a way defined by countless others before […]

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This is a well rounded flow that can be followed as is for a Intermediate practice or each of the main asanas can be focused on without the deeper expressions for a basics class.It’s divided into sections. The standing poses come after the warm up and lead into navasana early […]

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I’m currently enrolled in a yoga teacher training where the group is always tasked with home-play (homework) to finish off the course of the duration between sessions. This time, our home-play was to inquire into the nature of a person’s interaction or response during our interactions. The inquiry is something […]

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A co-worker admitted to me today that he wanted to “give yoga a try”. I responded, without pause. “Why would you want to do that?” To which he immediately responded, “You’re not a proponent of yoga!? Then why do you do it?” In my own amazement at the situation, I […]

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So I really haven’t been writing that much lately. Not as much as I used to anyway. My words are less ‘flowey’ lately, and have taken on a more technical tone because my job as an IT consultant. My career life has been creeping into my yoga life more and more. […]

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I work as an IT consultant and consider myself to be a guest at many of the corporations that specialize in the oil and gas and energy sectors throughout the U.S. I use the word guest, because I am invited into their organization for the consultancy process in which I share […]

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Lots of times, we cue lengthening through the crown of the head so that your Levator Scapulae Muscle will get a lengthening action. Thats on one end of the spectrum. Sometimes its to create a release in the rectus capitis posticus minor which feels very ‘destressing’ for a lack of […]

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This week, a student asked why teachers cue the transition from Warrior I direclty into Warrior II during vinyasa sequences. She further stated it’s one of the most difficult and disruptive transitions in a sequence. If you think about it, there are few other poses that utilize the warrior I […]

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