Teachingcommunication of body and breath
to me, teaching is a practice unto itself. the art of giving presence and awareness to another is a skill worth cultivating, and is one that i’m continuing to hone every day. my teaching will always evolve and change, as does all of life.
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.
My wishes for private work with students. This yoga stuff is deep.
Cultivate the art of deep listening within your yoga practice, and then take that off the mat with tools for better conversations.
Have you ever avoided the arm balance section of a yoga class? You know, slipped away to the bathroom just when the teacher announces that it’s time to breakdown Bakasana (Crow Pose) or (even worse) Handstand? Why practice (or teach) arm balances? Because it’s so exciting to watch students do things that they didn’t think they could. Tips for finding flight!
How to use a Home Base Pose to design a yoga sequence that is creative and accessible.
When you have an experience that makes you feel so alive, you often wind up thinking, “I want to do this Every, Single. Day!” That’s a form of intention. It points you in a direction. You DID the thing. You had the feeling. You got a glimpse. And that shimmer of joy provides the start of an intention.
Savasana is known as the most important posture in yoga. But there is a pattern emerging in both studio classes and online classes of shortening up the final relaxation. Why are we skimping? Here’s why you shouldn’t cut your Savasana short, and how to make sure you get the most of it.