Grounded Flow

Take time to pause amidst a busy life and turn your senses inward. Poses correspond to root chakra and promote a sense of groundedness. Wave One: Reclined Supine Twist Hug Knee In Ankle Circles Reclined Pigeon Half Happy Baby Apanasana Wave Two: Cat/Cow Downward Dog Movements Low Lunge with Cat/Cow Movements Cobra Low Lunge to … Continue reading Grounded Flow

All About Transitions

It's always incredible when I discover a new way to transition between poses. When I first saw this drop-back into urdhva dhanurasana (upward-facing bow pose) I was intimidated and fearful of what might go wrong (i.e. completely destroying my quadriceps) - but decided to give it a whirl anyways. After a few attempts with strong hesitation, … Continue reading All About Transitions

Make it a Habit

"Your body is precious. It is our vehicle for awakening. Treat it with care." -Buddha As of late, I've been feeling slightly sluggish (being buried in snow will do that to you) and a little judgmental of my physical appearance. I attempt to combat these thoughts and promote more kindness towards myself but inwardly I … Continue reading Make it a Habit

Picking up on Progression

"The success of yoga does not lie in the ability to perform postures but in how it positively changes the way we live our life and our relationships." -T.V.K. Desikachar More than anything, yoga has given me the opportunity to witness both a physical and psychological transformation within myself over time. I found myself taking … Continue reading Picking up on Progression

Same Place, Different Perspective

my entire life to this point can be described in one sentence: it didn't go as planned and that's ok I suppose I had envisioned something different for the beginning of my yoga teaching career - namely a different location. I had invested so much of myself into my move out west that it became … Continue reading Same Place, Different Perspective