• Why do we do “jump backs & jump throughs” in Ashtanga Yoga?

    June 23, 2014
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    In a hot and sweaty Mysore Yoga Class, I’m strolling around, watching, giving hands-on adjustments and verbal cues.  I notice that a student is skipping the jump backs or vinyasa between sitting postures.  I gently remind them to do these in between each posture.  I almost always get a dirty look and I can feel […]

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    Mysore Yoga Challenge – What are your goals? How are you feeling?

    June 2, 2014
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    June 1 – 3oth we are challenging a group of you to practice 5-6 days per week with one home practice allowed. One of the nicest parts of practicing yoga is connection and unity. You will notice that as the challenge starts to progress you might be able to pay more attention to your mind […]

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    Why Ashtanga Yoga is unique

    May 29, 2014
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    A practitioner for almost 15 years, in three continents, through job and life changes, including childbirth. An authorized Level 2 teacher from the direct lineage of Sri K. Pattabhi Jois, these are some of my reflections on why Ashtanga vinyasa yoga is unique. 1. What you do in class has nothing to do with the […]

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