Nowadays, YouTube and Instagram are flooded with yoga videos. While visuals have a lot of benefits, nothing pleases me more to talk about books.
King Pigeon is one of the most revered poses in yoga. It's picturesque, dynamic, and feels so much openness and depth. But it's also a pose where many people rush into just to be able to grab the foot by collapsing into their lower back and wreck themselves later on. We want to approach...
If you've taken my training, I'd like to incorporate Ayurveda, an ancient Indian medicine into our personal practice. What I love about it is that the whole practice really is holistic and individually approached. My practice is not for you and your practice is not for me. It's how yoga should be taught and...
We've all heard sun salutations and just like the word Hatha (ha=sun, tha=moon but in our trainings, we spoke about how there's so much more meaning than that), there is also Chandra Namaskar, moon salutation.
There's something beautiful about practicing the same sequencing over and over until you know it by heart, inside out, upside down. If I really needed to, I can teach it backwards and still makes sense.
If you know me, I practice Mantras very secretly. I don't chant much in front of others even during classes. For me, Mantras are a private thing. Mantras are my prayers and I pray very privately.
On Sunday, April 19th, 2020, Taurus season begins and for many of marks more than a month of isolation, economic uncertainty, online yoga practice home schooling kids and cooking up a storm every day. We've all been through ups and downs and we still are. Some days, we rock our virtual dance party and...
Out of these three components of yoga practice, tapas is often translated as simply heat. But it extends way more than that and I find it to be one of the most practical aspect of yoga practice in daily life.
Now that you know a bit more about what pregnant students go through emotionally, let's take a look at the general rule of thumb. And I say "general" because pregnancy is just as unique in individuals as our bones.
Teaching pregnant students is always a bit anxiety-provoking if you haven't really experienced pregnancy. Hopefully, this can help you. I will discuss some of contraindications and common conditions pregnant students experience in another article. In this part one of the article, I would like to discuss emotional side of things.