Ayurveda: A Study of Life

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...

How To (Part 1): Teaching Pregnant Students

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.

Anatomy: ACL Tear and Yoga

I get this question quite often. "One of my students has had an ACL tear a few years ago. What poses should they avoid?" Well, in order to answer this question, it's useful to know what it is and how an injury can happen to this area.

How To: Teaching Online

There were a few questions about teaching online. You know that I'm pretty ol' school and teaching online is not something I recommend to anyone. BUT, desperate measures for desperate times. And there are lots of advantages as well.

Meditation, Yoga and Awakening Self

With the pillars of meditation and yoga, I could feel myself slowly coming home. A home that is inside me. Self-awakening is not actually about awakening. It’s more about walking back home. Most of us don’t just wake up and say “hey, I’m an awakened one.” Most of us spend our lifetime walking. Walking...

Is Yoga Workout/Fitness? ~Benefits of Yoga

I used to believe yoga is the cure for everything. Backache? Yoga. Hangover? Yoga. Bad breakup? Yoga. Feeling floppy? Yoga. Then one day, I was invited to go to a fitness studio. I had a feeling similar to watching someone eat a frog leg. I was most disgusted by the idea of “bootcamp.”

On anatomy of yoga

Every yoga teacher training has (hopefully) an ample amount of anatomy lessons included. And I wholeheartedly support that. But if I tell you the truth, my first 200hr training I participated in, I was not keen on the anatomy sessions like other students. I felt lost, confused, and DISCONNECTED from all the anatomical terms....