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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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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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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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Fear and Loathing in YTT

Last night I attended my weekly teacher training class. It’s three hours of learning, questioning, bliss, rapture, correction, asana, fear, terror, and everything in between. Last night it was mostly fear, self-loathing, and a complete lesson in humility. All day … Continue reading

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Energizing Sequence – for when you need a lift

I woke up this morning feeling a little under the weather. Not the kind of ‘under the weather’ that comes with a cold or a flu, but more the emotional kind. I can’t quite put my finger on it, but … 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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