Author Archives: beckyoga

About beckyoga

Interested in yoga, design, dance, music, and dogs.

Yoga Journal Conference – Pt.2

After my 8am session with Scott Blossom I had a 30 minute break to get myself over to my next class with Patricia Walden. The session was titled “The Art of Twisting: From the Outside In”. Patricia has quite the … Continue reading

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Yoga Journal Conference – Pt.1

I’ve taken a big fat break from writing any new posts, but I’m ready to get back on the blogging saddle. What better way to start my first post of the year than to write about my day’s worth of … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to B.K.S. Iyengar

December 14th marks the 92nd birthday of B.K.S. Iyengar, or Guruji, as many of my peers respectfully refer to him. I have never had the honor of studying with him nor have I ever been in his presence, but I … Continue reading

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Workshop on Boosting the Immune System

Today I took a two-hour workshop with senior Iyengar teacher, Lisa Walford. The workshop was about how to boost the immune system, which is especially helpful around the holidays and in the months where everywhere you turn someone is coughing … Continue reading

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Restoratives – different sequence for a different you

Restoratives always seem to get a bad rap. Many believe that they’re boring, easy, only for beginners, or for those who are injured, and some believe they’re not really poses at all. ¬†When I was taking my first teacher training … Continue reading

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Diwali: A New Year and maybe a new perspective

I just felt like writing this morning about my excitement and anticipation for things to come. It’s been kind of a crazy week or two around here. The weather is changing, the holidays are fast approaching, and there is that … Continue reading

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Book Review: “Iyengar – The Yoga Master”

A few weeks ago I purchased and began reading the book “Iyengar – The Yoga Master”, edited by Kofi Busia. This book is a collection of articles, essays, and interviews written by a wide variety of teachers and students of … Continue reading

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