Tag: ashtanga

You are the light in between the cracks

“I know better. Why do I keep doing this?” “I know the right thing to do. Why can’t I do it?” “I get it, theoretically, but I can't stop.” I…
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Ashtanga Vinyasa VS Ashtanga Yoga

So I am beating a dead horse here but I want to keep you guys posted on what is going on. I recently wrote two posts, Whose Ashtanga Should I…
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Strength and Grace: 10 Quotes From Female Greats of Ashtanga Yoga

I was very excited to receive a copy of Strength and Grace by Alicia Beale and Derick Yu from Ekam Inhale.  Strength and Grace , a collection of essays from female…
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Pose of the Week: Ardha Baddha Padmottanasana

  Tips on Ardha Paddha Padmottanasana       https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vFn25KspQmE   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O0a5nCQLiGU https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z1KLLh-X6ZQ   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TGeoKTbzjyo   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rr_KggZQytE      
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Yoga Backsliders & Yoga Failures

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali 1:30 : Disease, dullness, doubt, carelessness, laziness, sensuality, false perception, failure to reach firm ground and slipping from the ground. These are the obstacles in the…
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Teach What You Want, Just Don’t Call It Ashtanga

At a workshop, when asked about teaching a modified version of Ashtanga, David Swenson said, "Teach what you want, just don't call it Ashtanga" The beauty of Ashtanga is that…
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Yoga Sutras for Modern Day Life: A Firm Foundation

Yoga Sutras of Pantajali 1:30-Obstacles on the path of yoga are disease, dullness, doubt, carelessness, laziness, sensuality, false perception, failure to reach firm ground...   Defining the Sutra: For commentary…
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Pose of the Week: Urdhva Mukha Svanasana

  Tips on Urdhva Mukha Svanasana https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NOF0p-TY5wI   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=canHY0a02lw   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DOLv7vGcItQ   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gL_BAtda7lg   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tPiRGY_SNUo   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AA8zeE_im3E   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OF4DgCoBNE8   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zLyMbzYLFN8   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=er_QwwygnpE    
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Yoga Sutras For Modern Day Life: An Inconvenient Truth

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali 1:30: The obstacles, which are distractions of the  mind are disease, dullness, doubt, carelessness, laziness, sensuality, false perception,   Defining the Sutra This week is a…
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