Yoga for Transformation

The practice of yoga can heal the body as well as transform the mind, heart and emotions. This path of inner transformation can be subtle and slow but it can also occur in leaps and bounds. In our yoga for transformation series we highlight the most potent and practical yogic tools available for this task.


Learning to Fall

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Trees are often a topic of inspiration in yoga class. Whether we are in Vriksasana (Tree Pose) or Tadasana (Mountain Pose), it is common to hear teachers say things like,… Read More→

Yoga Is Old School

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Your yoga practices may not look anything like your smart phone or the coffeemaker on your kitchen counter that can do almost everything except cook your oatmeal. But yoga is… Read More→

The Poses Never End!

The Poses Never End!

Years ago, when I started doing yoga, I thought the adage, “the poses never end,” meant you never stopped working on the poses, right? Even then, I didn’t think it… Read More→

Riffing In Yoga Class

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Note to yoga teachers: When I modify a pose to deepen or come into a different pose during your class, it is not because I get an ego boost, to… Read More→

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