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From Anxiety to Ashtanga: My Story

I’d like to let you in on something that is quite personal to me. Ashtanga yoga has changed my life in so many great ways but one that is very close to my heart is how this practice has helped me with my battle against anxiety.   737 more words


My Internship at Ashtanga Yoga

Wouldn’t you believe that I went from taking a class from Modo Yoga into doing a summer internship in Yoga? Remember, I only had one experience in taking one yoga class at Modo Yoga and that’s really it. 492 more words


It depends on how much you want it.

At different stages of time as my practice has evolved, I have struggled with various asana. Some are the usual suspects of ashtanga like Mari D, any form of balance, and my ever changing back bending. 668 more words

This is for you

This is for the kid who sneaks out of class.
The one who has a commitment outside that is larger than themselves. The one who lingered in place only long enough so that ‘no one’ noticed their absence but not them leaving. 85 more words


BKS Iyengar Dies Aged 95

BKS Iyengar passed away early this morning, he had been unwell for several weeks and was admitted to hospital last week.  He suffered Kidney failure and a… 130 more words


From Philosophy to the Mat: Santosha

Good morning readers!

Last week we started From Philosophy to the Mat talking about what we shouldn’t do with the ‘don’ts’ of Ashtanga yoga, otherwise known as… 668 more words


Guest blog-- Dawn Blevins

My first yoga encounter was a free outdoor class at a mall because I was so convinced that I would hate it that I did not plan to stay for the entire class. 1,461 more words