Tag Archives: Iyengar

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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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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Where did my handstand go?

    I have had a long love/hate relationship with handstand. For years it was the pose I most dreaded in a public class. I always seemed to know exactly when my teacher was going to call it out and … Continue reading

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A workshop with Donna Farhi

About a month ago I attended a two-day workshop with Donna Farhi at the Center for Yoga studio. ┬áSaturday’s three-hour workshop was titled ‘Coming Together- the Sacro-Iliac Joint’, and Sunday’s workshop was titled ‘Calm Heart, Calm Mind’. I was SOOOOOO … Continue reading

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practicing the menstrual sequence

Every month as my cycle approaches I tend to dread doing the menstrual sequence. I’ve never been a big fan of forward bends and especially supported ones. They sound like they should feel great, right? SUPPORTED forward bends. Usually anything … Continue reading

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Supta Baddha Konasana – the love of my life

The yoga sages’ gift to the world is supta baddha konasana (reclining bound angle pose). I could lie in this pose all afternoon. The only thing I look forward to when I get my period is the excuse to do … Continue reading

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The elixir of teacher training programs!

I just returned from my teacher training program (TTP) class and I am feeling high as a kite. I had a friend and colleague from my last training program tell me that TTP was the gateway drug. That once you … Continue reading

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