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The importance of lineage in Ashtanga

We already passed on an “introductory” video to Kate O’Donnell via Down Under School of Yoga, and now here’s another:

I also want to highlight the intro video to another of our fellow Yatris, Rich Ray: 18 more words

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Pacific Ashtanga conference: 'Everything flows'

As a commenter — here or on Facebook — noted, Pacific Ashtanga has upped its game on its YouTube channel.

I’m surprised more Ashtanga teachers don’t capture their own conferences:

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'It's a dharma for me to offer a pure tradition'

Y’all know Kate O’Donnell, right?

We’ve written about her a few times before, after first meeting her on our initial Yatra and then traveling with her (and the indomitable… 67 more words

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Day 34: A Back bending Road Trip

This was the last big yoga road trip until November with the DR. I almost didn’t make it with the FREAKISH storm of black ice here in Harrisonburg last night….but I did. 1,081 more words

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Facing Inner Fears Through Going Upside Down

I remember when I first started practicing yoga how scared I was of inversions. Back then Sirsasana (headstand) and Pincha Mayurasana (forearm balance) were new postures that brought up a lot of anxiety in me. 819 more words

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Day 30: Full Moon

What a freakin’ emotional hangover. I am SO thankful today was a moon day.

I took lil roommate to school, and went in early.  Being back into our routine helped a lot. 214 more words

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Days 16/17: Moon Day? Moon Day.

I was so confused these last two days: practice? no practice?

Rest on Monday: YES. It was like, IMPERATIVE. But was it an ACTUAL moon day? 103 more words

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