YOGA 101

Muscle confusion in yoga
Muscle confusion in yoga

In fitness, we have used the term “muscle confusion” for many years. But you hardly…

asanas: concentration
asanas: concentration

getting out of your head Once I took a class with a teacher who asked…

the cold shoulder
the cold shoulder

an exercise in acceptance One Sunday, I went to a vinyasa yoga class. During our…

attracting abundance with yoga
attracting abundance with yoga

idea of contentment Happiness will flourish in any home willing to embrace a consciousness-based approach…

kumbhaka pranayama breathing pause space inhalation kumbhak yoga exhale point present benefits of exhale
the space between breaths: kumbhaka – pranayama

This summer, I took an eight-week course on pranayama, the yogic art of breath control.…

power and elegance in warrior II
power and elegance in warrior II

how virabhadrasana two – warrior 2?Separate the feet between four and five feet apart. Turn the…

yoga-accessible to everyone
yoga-accessible to everyone

What does it really mean to be a yoga teacher? Does it mean that you…

a yogini in new york | part one
a yogini in new york | part one

The greater New York population was just beginning to stir when I met Tony in…

breathing
breathing

a duel of wills I recently took a breathing awareness course at my yoga studio. We…

retreat, only in order to advance
retreat, only in order to advance

It's winter on Alki Beach in Seattle. In front of me there is a wide horizontal single pane…