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Iyengar Yoga Sequence for supporting the Immune system

After watching Governor Baker’s press conference, I made the decision to suspend all Group Private sessions through April 8th. During this time I will continue to teach Individual Private sessions, however, I will not be giving hands-on adjustments at this … Continue reading

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Abhijata Iyengar, “Can I be called an Iyengar Yoga Teacher?”

These are some notes I took on Abhijata’s presentation about BKS Iyengar’s legacy at the 100 Centenary Celebrations in Pune, December 2018. I cannot adequately put into words what Abhijata said, it was a very moving presentation and I hope … Continue reading

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Social Media comment: “Restorative?” What exactly is being restored?

I often receive comments and questions on my social media accounts regarding videos of my yoga practice.  I try to make it a point to respond to each comment and question.  In addition to responding on the original site, I … Continue reading

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India: Connections

I got up early and went for a walk. Walking in Pune is unlike walking anywhere else I have ever been. It is suffused with noise, brilliant colors, traffic, throngs of people, so many smells all at once, it is … Continue reading

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Simple Yoga Wall

I often receive comments from my students, or posts on my social media pages, saying, “I wish I had a ropes wall” or “I have nowhere in my house for a ropes wall.” To that I say, You can! It … Continue reading

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Student question: I enjoyed the twist (Jathara parivartanasana) we practiced in class. Is there a way I can practice it at home without a rope wall?

Yes! I have shared videos of the two practices below. The first video using wall ropes and the second video demonstrating how to practice this pose using a door and strap.  

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Diaphragmatic Breathing, “A handbook for Yogasana Teachers: The incorporation of Neuroscience, Physiology and Anatomy into the Practice” by Mel Robin

In diaphragmatic breathing the movement is largely that of the diaphragm moving down on the inhalation and up on exhalation. There is also specific involvement of the abdominal muscle wall, resulting in the lifting and expansion of the lower rib … Continue reading

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