Tag Archives: wellness

Question of the Month: Your classes are too hard.

I understand this is not a question, but I have been told this a number of times and feel it is important feedback and should be addressed. My classes are ‘all levels’ classes ranging from beginner to advanced practitioners, including … Continue reading

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Asthma, Pranayama and my practice

href=”https://essentialyogastudio.files.wordpress.com/2013/12/snow-prana.jpg”> I’ve always had asthma and throughout the years doctors have told to use an inhaler.  I never did.    I’ve always been on the low end of normal with each lung capacity test I’ve taken.   But last year I flunked … Continue reading

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B.K.S. IYENGAR SEQUENCE FOR DEEP DEPRESSION

Viparita Dandasana – with support of chair and bolster for the head; hold for five minutes. Lying over Cross Bolsters; hold for five minutes Shoulders in mid air, legs bent, feet flat on floor Shoulders in mid air, legs straight … Continue reading

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Workshops with Senior Iyengar Yoga Teacher Sri Arun H.S.

I am honored to announce that Sr. Iyengar Teacher Sri Arun H.S. will be teaching two workshops at EssentialYoga Studio during his U.S. tour. These will be small intimate workshops with limited space. When:  Monday, October 7th  4:00PM – 7:00PM … Continue reading

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Question of the Month: How do I keep from becoming discouraged in my practice? I look around in yoga class and I can’t do any of the poses.

This is a difficult question to answer.  Yoga is internal, personal, and not to be compared to the practice of the person next to you.  While in India, I was always looking around at the other students.  Geeta Iyengar told … Continue reading

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Learning to Float up into Adho Mukha Vrksasana (Handstand)

Using a chair, bolster, and wall to help engage the abdominal muscles to float up into Adho Mukha Vrksasana

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BKS Iyengar : Comparative Length in Yoga

I have explained this to my students in class; however, it is much clearer when taught by the Master himself!

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