Tag: yoga sutras

Ask the AYP: How can I help my Black students feel comfortable?

    This morning, I received a question from a White yoga teacher.   It was brought to her attention that Black students don't always feel comfortable or safe practicing in…
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Activism in Yoga

  Activism is built into Yoga.  They are called the yamas and niyamas. Racist? Follow Ahimsa(non harming Like to have sex with your students? Bhramacharya (self control) Doing unethical stuff…
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The Myth of the Perfect Yoga Practice

I had a dream that one day I would get on my mat and everything would be easy. That if I practice every day and work hard, I would one…
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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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Mantra of the Week: Stay in Your Lane

I didn't come up with it. Abraham Hicks did. Driving is a tremendous test of faith. There are roughly 210 million licensed drivers in America. When all 210 million stay…
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How To Make your Yoga Practice Easier

Lets not waste any time. If you want your yoga practice to be easier, be more consistent. Our bodies adapt to the activities that we do daily. Think about all…
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Yoga Sutras For Modern Day Life: The Bad Practice

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali 2:48- In asana, there is no assault from the pairs of opposites. Defining the Sutra During asana, the Yogi is neutral. Modern Day Application Yogis don't…
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Burn, Baby, Burn

Tapas is not as popular as it used to be. Tapas the food is popular and quite delicious. Austerity in yoga, not so much. This generation is more about the…
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Yoga Sutras For Modern Day Life: Is Your Pose an Asana?

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali 2:46- Asana is a steady, comfortable seat Defining the Sutra An asana is steady and comfortable. If our poses are not steady and comfortable, they are…
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