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Yoga of the mind

Today I had a yoga double-header: a tech in the early afternoon, and another tech in the evening. The mid-day session was a class on Yoga Nidra – also known as “yogic sleep”. Considering I was rather fatigued when I … Continue reading

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My last (core) class

Today was my last core class of my yoga teacher training program – and (quite appropriately) the topic was the Yoga Sutras, Part 2. I had taken the Yoga Sutras Part 1 waaaaaaaayyyyyy back in January.  My training cohort was … Continue reading

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Jivamukti – the brand?

This evening I had a tech session on Jivamukti.  Jivamukti is a style of yoga that started in the US in the 1980s by two Americans who studied with an Indian swami; those two individuals then brought the teachings they … Continue reading

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This yoga stuff really works!

This evening I attended a tech session focused on drishti, which is where to put your gaze in various yoga poses.  In the classes I have attended up to this point, drishti has been talked about and used largely as … Continue reading

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Let Go and Lighten Up

It feels like it’s been a long time since I’ve attended a core session.  And in fact, it’s been a month since my last one.  I’ve missed them! For the first hour of class today, we explored two closely-related poses: … Continue reading

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More of the same

This morning I had a “Tantra Yoga” tech session, which I registered for with some curiosity.  I’ll be honest: prior to today, the only reference to “tantra” I knew was related to kinky sex – and I doubted we would … Continue reading

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Yin: a discipline I am uninterested in

Today I had a 3-hour workshop on Yin Yoga.  I had never taken a yin yoga class before, and really didn’t know what it was about, so thought today’s workshop would be a great way to get exposure to the … Continue reading

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