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10 New Yoga Poses You Can Create, i.e. Use Animal Names, Describe Alignment, Purpose & Effects

It’s important to note that these poses are written for a challenge from Claudia Azula Altucher’s book, “Become an Idea Machine”. Yes, I know they may seem silly to some, but it was really a good effort to get the creative juices flowing. 423 more words

I hate happy baby

I’ve had a variety of yoga instructors in my years of practice. I am aware this makes me sound like a grizzled yoga veteran. I have taken yoga classes in a variety of settings: on video (yes, VHS), online with friends, at the YWCA, and now at a private yoga studio (the best!). 386 more words

The Good Life

5 Poses to Help Alleviate Stress & Fatigue

My friends over at Perfect Bar asked me to help them with tax season. The stress of tax season that is. So when they came seeking advice as to how to stay calm, loose, and mellow during the anxious times leading up to Tax Day, I knew I could help them out. 1,081 more words


Yoga Poses: Ardha Chandrasana (Anjaneyasana)

Ardha Chandrasana ‘half moon pose’ is also known as Anjaneyasana ‘low lunge pose’ is one of the main components of the traditional Surya Namaskar ‘Sun Salutations’ flow.  292 more words


Sun Salutations

Good morning everyone!

Today I want to talk about Sun Salutations. I have heard of and done this before. Actually, when I was just starting out yoga years ago, this was one of the first things I had learned. 512 more words


Get Down, Dog

I’m going to break down a yoga pose that is considered one of the simpler yoga poses, however deserves just as much attention as any (which is commonly forgotten!) 220 more words


Training with Kino: Fearless Backbends

Backbends: that part of a yoga class that makes most yogis inwardly groan. Most of us are perfectly content to skip all and any camel like poses. 876 more words