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Hips Are It!

“I have been a seeker and I still am, but I stopped asking the books and the stars. I started listening to the teaching of my Soul.” 199 more words

Learning and teaching

Valentine’s Day was different this year. I watched my friend’s kids so she and her husband could go on a date, Nick and I went to dinner, I got a sitter so I could go to the gym. 552 more words

Dragonfly Pose Breakdown and My Defense for Complaining About Arm Balancing

I always preface the instruction of arm balances with a warning statement:  “I hate arm balances.”  I am 100% sure I’ve made that clear in more than one blog post as well. 1,105 more words


Get Unstuck with (Modified) Malasana

Practicing hip-opening postures can help release unnecessary emotions that we may be holding onto. It also relieves the stress and tension caused by those emotions. Sometimes we may feel as though we’re stuck, like we can’t move forward in our lives, our career, or our yoga practice. 263 more words


Kurmasana: The Turtle Pose

It was the turtles, they did it, they bewitched me with their cute little waddle into the water as they embraced their nature programming and swam for their lives in the big beautiful sea, full of turtle danger.   978 more words


What Are The Benefits of Hip-Openers in Yoga?

Some people love them, others detest them with a fiery passion. And yet hip-opening is such a strong focus of yoga practice that there is simply no escape… put up, or shut up. 522 more words