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Tips for Home Yoga Practice – Your Space
The most thorough guide with tips for home yoga practice setup with actionable steps to prepare a great space in less than 30 minutes.
The Mmmmmm Phase
As Luma Yoga, my yoga home for several years, closes its doors on Feb 14, 2021, how do we move on as a yoga community into what’s next? My contemplation for now: be in the MMMMMmmmm phase as one thing dissolves. Plus, work on developing stamina for the long haul through practice.
“I’m All Yours”
“I’m all yours” means, in a way, “do with me what you will,” but more that than, it implies TRUST. Trust that the other person will care for you. And that you will give ALL of yourself to that person, meaning ALL of your attention. And that you expect them to also be completely focused on caring for YOU.
Your Body is Your #1 Asset
You have a body, and you need energy, stamina, and calm. You need to take the time (every day!!) to create this for yourself proactively. Once you realize that taking care of your body is a business expense, it can become a priority.
No Hands, Ma!
Why I teach students to get up and down off the floor with no hands in my yoga sessions, and to do it differently every time!
Simple + Advanced Breath Practice
How to REALLY follow the breath with your movement (instead of the other way around) to tap into flow, and a wider energy that you can relax into.
Wishes for Private Students
My wishes for private work with students. This yoga stuff is deep.
Building Relationships in the Practice
"Come to a Tabletop position on your hands and knees. Tuck your toes, lift your hips up and back, and come into Downward Facing Dog." We do lots of these in yoga classes, and I tell you, there is probably no other pose that I get more "should I do X" questions on as...
The Resourcing Framework + Practice
How to use the framework of Resourcing when things get tough and in times when you’re working to build more capacity
to do new things.
Wildly Permissive + Wildly Demanding
I’m a wildly permissive and wildly demanding parent. And what the heck that has to do with my yoga + movement practice.