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27 Hours of Travel

Sitting in the Istanbul airport with a 9 hour layover, hot, sticky, in need of a shower, I wonder why I do these things.  Wanting so desperately to take off my jacket but knowing a sleeveless shirt isn’t appropriate when … Continue reading

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1000+ images about Iyengar Yoga

Looking for inspiration in your practice?  Click the link for 1000+ Iyengar Yoga ideas

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Student Question: I loved the rope sequence you taught in class. Is there a way I can practice it at home without a rope wall?

 Yes! The video below provides detailed instructions on how to use your door as a rope wall for standing poses!

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Student question: With my busy schedule, I only have twenty minutes to practice each day. Is there anything you can suggest?

I thought about this question while I was in India.  During a Q&A session, Abhijata talked about how we have to touch the standing poses, in our practice, everyday.  Standing poses are the foundation for all other asanas. However, it is … Continue reading

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Sequence for Janu Sirasana

Sequence for Janu Sirasana indicating one or two linking actions for each asana. Tadasana – Lift and spread the front of the chest, lift up through the side ribs. (vertical extention) Urdhva Hastasana – Roll the outer upper arms toward … Continue reading

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The Power of Practice

This photo was posted on Facebook by Heather O’Hara.  This is a photo of her grandmother before and after she started practicing yoga. The photos were taken less than one year apart.  Her teacher is Rachel Jesien, a Certified Yoga … Continue reading

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Yoga teachers are human

I am sometimes made uncomfortable by how I am perceived by my students. I am not a perfect being. I am flawed. I am human. I have observed my teachers made uncomfortable by a student’s idolization. Yes, we practice and … Continue reading

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