If you really want to get a handle on this most elusive of holy-grail poses, I’ve got to give it to you straight: There is no substitute for miles logged, my friend.… Open “The 10 Commandments of Handstand”
Calm is at a premium right now. Maybe it always has been. It’s no surprise that mental health issues peak in times of global crisis — and as of this writing, we are facing more than a few.… Open “10 Ways to Cultivate Calm in a Chaotic World”
The gluteus medius are two muscles that form your outer hips.
The fifth chakra, Vishuddha, is the locus of communication.When this chakra is in balance, you can easily convey your needs to loved ones.… Open “Yoga for the Throat Chakra”
What a harrowing week it has been. If my countenance in this week’s practice does not look particularly chipper, it’s because I forced myself to the mat while I traveled to and from the ICU where my father was admitted this past Tuesday morning.… Open “Love you, Dad”
I’m writing on a personal note today to share the story of how my little family came to be.… Open “My Labor & Delivery Story”
Hip flexors get a lot of attention in yoga classes, and rightfully so. But why is it so important to work with them?… Open “Spotlight on Hip Flexors”
The fourth chakra is the seat of compassion, generosity, and ecstasy.
When this chakra is functioning in a healthy way, it is easy to recognize yourself in others.… Open “Yoga for the Heart Chakra”
Pregnancy is a beautiful time to be doing yoga. Not only does it prepare your body for labor and post-partum, but it can keep you strong, supple and spacious as your body shifts shape to make room for your little loved one.… Open “Notes for Prenatal Yoga Practice”
The third chakra is the seat of personal power, the sense of self, and will.
When it is activated and in balance, you feel confident, able to express yourself, and able to conduct your affairs in the world without hindrance.… Open “Yoga for the Navel Chakra”
The second chakra is the home of personal creativity and sexuality.
When it is activated and in balance, it is easy to express yourself creatively or artistically, and you are comfortable and satisfied by your sensual and sexual experiences.… Open “Yoga for the Sacral Chakra”
I’m writing today on a pretty personal note just to share that my partner Joe and I are expecting a baby!… Open “I’m Having a Baby!”
Here’s a post answering some of the questions you’ve asked about handstand.
Draw an imaginary line between your pointer fingers and envision at dot right at the middle.… Open “Handstand Tips – Answers to the questions you’ve asked”
Patanjali taught that there are five obstacles, called the kleshas, on the path toward ultimate freedom. This post takes a look at each obstacle and then offers a few self-study prompts so that you can determine which kleshas are keeping you contained in suffering.… Open “The Kleshas: Obstacles to Freedom”
In yogic thought the manifest world is comprised of three basic characteristics called the gunas: energy, idleness, and clarity (rajas, tamas, and sattva) which are always in flux.… Open “Which of the Gunas Is Running Your Life?”