Category: Ashtanga Adaptability

Random Ashtanga Stuff That Has Been Driving Me Up The Wall

I have been reading and hearing some stuff that I just want to speak to. You may not care but it will be cathartic for me. If you agree or…
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Yoga Practice in Good and Bad Times

"Your toothache is impermanent, but your non-toothache is also impermanent. With that insight, you look at birth, death, old-age, ups and downs, suffering, and happiness with the eyes of a…
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Ashtanga Community or Your Community?

Your circle of friends and acquaintances does not represent the whole human race. A few weeks ago, my daughter talked about how she doesn't understand how McDonald's is still in…
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Bad Apple in Every Bunch

I know this sounds obvious but it isn't. This week, I came across two articles where really intelligent people, I am talking about a PhD and a well known teacher…
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Get the Help You Need For Your Ashtanga Practice w/ Jen Rene

Meet Jen Rene Jen ran a successful Mysore group in DC and is now practicing with and assisting her teacher, Tim Miller, at the Ashtanga Yoga Center in Encinitas, CA. …
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The Lesson, Not the Event

"By this time I had learned that it was more fruitful to pay attention to the lessons rather than to events themselves."- Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, At The Eleventh Hour  …
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An Ashtangi’s Journey Thorough Postpartum Bi Polar Disorder

Marcie Le, one of the Ashtangis here in Charlotte, recently revealed her story of Postpartum Bi Polar disorder to the community.  I was blown away.  It never even crossed my…
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Practice, Practice, Practice

I saw a post today where someone was going through a very emotional experience and wondered "how the limbs of yoga could help them now?" I will use an analogy.…
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The Gift of the Local Ashtanga Teacher

From Christina Sell's Blog Post, the Process Works   "Q:What is the definition of an expert? A: Someone who lives out of town. Given that the majority of the teaching…
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Coming up with an Injury Strategy

It happened. That thing that you have been so careful to avoid. The thing that you have taken hours of yoga anatomy and alignment courses to avoid. You have an…
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