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Monthly archives: August 2017
- Tune up your core
- Posted 07 Aug 2017
- Increasing core strength can transform your yoga practice, improving your balance and bringing more ease to difficult poses while protecting the overworked and fragile lower back. In addition, it is likely to have a tremendously positive impact on the rest of your life, improving your posture, reducing back pain, improving your breathing and digestion, and even increasing emotional resilience. This week I will be teaching some powerful core exercises I learned from Ana Forrest that address all these points.
- Setting an intention
- Posted 14 Aug 2017
- To me the main purpose and benefit of practicing yoga is to become more present in each moment of our lives, on and off the mat. There are many ways to help you along that path, including breath awareness, and body awareness cultivated through an emphasis on alignment, but this week I want to emphasize another method: setting an intention.
- The breath is enough
- Posted 21 Aug 2017
- What makes yoga such a powerfully positive practice for both body and mind? The focus on the breath, which has the power to affect both mind and body, and to bring them into greater harmony.