Category: Ashtanga Adaptability

Surrender To is Not The Same As Giving Up

  Okay, I know this could all boil down to semantics. "Surrender" and "giving up" do get used interchangeably sometimes, but hear me out. I surrendered to the music. I…
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Confessions of an Ex-Yoga Assist Whore

I used to be an assist whore. Symptoms Waiting around for my teacher to put me in poses without trying to do it myself a few times first-I mean really…
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Yoga Sutras For Modern Day Life: Peace on the Earth

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali 2:35 In the presence of one established in non-violence (ahimsa), all hostility ceases. Defining the Sutra Peace happens in the presence of those who are peaceful.…
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Fidgeting on the Mat: Ill Fitting Yoga Clothes or Road to Enlightenment?

 'There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is.'” Albert Einstein...maybe   These days, everyone…
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Slow and Steady Yoga Injury Recovery

Lets get this out of the way. I am not a doctor. This information comes from my 14 year experience with healing my own injuries through Yoga and working with…
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Being a Good Person Does Not Negate Someone’s Actions

I have been active in the Yoga community for around 13 years. A common theme, when something goes awry is, "well I know they did __________ but they are a…
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The Body Doesn’t Lie

I was sitting with my husband yesterday, in a hospital room, watching a loved one recover from surgery. We had arrived around 10AM and waited hours as doctors took test…
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Yoga Sutras For Modern Life: Staying Excited About Yoga Practice

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali 2:24-The cause of this union is ignorance.  Defining the Sutra: When we become identified with our thoughts, our body, our money, our circumstances and/or the things we…
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Ashtanga and Sobriety w/Taylor Hunt

My first months of getting sober, I was lost.   Today, my worst day sober is better than my best day when I was drunk or high. One of the…
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Kino MacGregor: World’s First Yoga Channel

When Kino MacGregor asked me to take a look at her new project, I of course said, "Yes!" I have always admired Kino's work ethic. When it comes to innovative ways…
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