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How to Make Yoga Alignment Work for You

How to Make Yoga Alignment Work for You

Always move in agreement with yourself. Conflict and aggression inside creates conflict and aggression outside. Peace creates peace. When there is no more place for internal bullies, there is no more place for external bullies. Enjoy this FREE Yoga to Be Calm Practice The topic of alignment is an interesting…
A Conversation that’s Ending Abuse

A Conversation that’s Ending Abuse

A yoga teacher we know shared something recently. She said she's been teaching her vinyasa practice for 20 years, and has made so much progress with poses. But her joints hurt, her health isn't great, and she's discovered that she can't get up a hill. Really, she can't do much…
The 2-Minute Performance Problem

The 2-Minute Performance Problem

It's rarely what we do that harms us. It's what we do too much that can become a problem. So is it possible to have too much of a good thing? Sure. For me it's cookies. Sugar isn't a bad thing on its own. In fact, it's a fundamental component…
A Practice for Everything

A Practice for Everything

There's a question that comes up almost always around week two of our 200+Hour Yoga Leadership Training: "All this de-stressing and finding ease in my life is so wonderful. Do I need anything else for my health, for my everything, aside from yoga and tai chi?  Should I drop running, quit the gym, and change my…
Why Is No-Pain-No-Gain So Common?

Why Is No-Pain-No-Gain So Common?

Moving into day 4 of the 200+Hour Yoga Leadership Training, there's a question that always comes up: "If no-pain-no-gain is such a terrible life strategy - that ages us faster, shortens our healthspan, and keeps us locked away far short of our potential - then why is it so popular?"…