Monthly Archives: August 2010

The Hatha Yoga Pradipika

One of the requirements of this yoga teacher training program is to read 4 different yoga books, then submit a brief report/reflection on each one.  I have finished my second required text: The Hatha Yoga Pradipika.  So here is my … Continue reading

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Yoga Rap

I mentioned in the 8/29/10 Core Session post that I wrote and performed a rap as part of a presentation on the niyama of saucha, and I offered to share the lyrics.  So, here you go.  :) Saucha An original … Continue reading

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Strong Warrior, Calm Warrior, Open Warrior

After a full weekend of visiting teacher yoga, this afternoon I still had my “regularly scheduled” teacher training program session to attend.  Fortunately, this afternoon was a pretty darn cool session.  :) We started the class by examining two different-but-similar … Continue reading

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Outtakes

As I was reviewing my notes from this yoga-intensive weekend, I saw quite a few items that didn’t make it into the final cut of blog posts.  But they are still cool, interesting, random snippets; so here’s a little post … Continue reading

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Yin Yoga, Take Two

I’m a little shocked: As I got out of bed this morning, I discovered I wasn’t horrifically sore – wow!  My shoulder blade area was slightly tight (formerly this was an area where I had persistent, significant issues – so … Continue reading

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Yoga and Self-Love

Visiting instructor Class #3: Yoga and Love.  Wow. Two themes weaved throughout the class: Love is available to us all. But. Instead of searching for love, we instead just need to open; instead of seeking and trying to track and … Continue reading

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A youth-focused yoga session

I ain’t gonna lie: I am a little bit sore today. But – I want to emphasize the “little bit” part, because it is important.  A few months ago, I likely would have been wildly sore after a workout like … Continue reading

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