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Balances

This afternoon I had a pretty amazing tech session on Yoga Nidra; it was completely new and novel, strange and wild, profoundly unique. And all of that can be very, very good (indeed, it really was), but it can also … Continue reading

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Yoga Anatomy

As part of the anatomy section of this yoga teacher training program, all students are required to complete 10 hours of anatomy study on their own.  Our anatomy teacher gave us a pre-work assignment to do before each of our … Continue reading

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Beautiful breath

Tonight I had a tech session about pranyama – which is basically breath work. (Prana = “life force” [spirit, breath] and yama = “restraint” [control]. So pranyama loosely translates into actions which control the breath – breath work.) Interestingly, almost … Continue reading

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The power of a forward fold

It has been a long time since I’ve been at a tech session – three months, in fact.  (I was curious, so I looked at my attendance log, and was a bit surprised when I realized it had been that … Continue reading

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Change in just 75 minutes

Today I participated in my second mentor-related class; and it was a rather different experience from my previous one. This session was good, but different. Here are the highlights: So far I have observed or participated in three mentor-related classes; … Continue reading

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Yoga on and off the mat

A few weeks ago I explained the mentoring component of my yoga teacher training program: I am to have 3 mentor-teacher group meetings, observe an experienced teacher twice, and take two of that teacher’s “general population” beginner-level yoga class (so … Continue reading

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Observations, both external and internal

As I mentioned in my post from last week about the mentoring component of my yoga teacher training program, one of the requirements I need to fulfill is to observe two beginner-level yoga classes, take notes, and ask any questions … Continue reading

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