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How to Guide Alignment in Yoga

  I’ve been thinking about the concept of alignment lately, how it’s understood and used in teaching and practicing yoga. Some people think about it this way: ‘In yoga, the main focus of touch is on bodily alignment and improvement. Teachers touch students to help them align better. We all…
Enjoy Now State of Mind

Enjoy Now State of Mind

Be here now. This is one of my favorite sentences and reminders there is. Ram Dass, one of the great teachers of our time, sums up the goal of yoga, practice, meditation, and life in three powerful words. Be here now has been my goal with what and how I…
Dive into Ease

Dive into Ease

Hi Friends, My favorite way to spend time is working with people, leaders, and Guides to help them connect to themselves, accomplish challenges with grace and ease, enjoy each moment, be an amazing example of what's possible, and help those they interact with to enjoy radiant wellbeing. This is my…

Creating a Productive Space

How does your space make you feel? We use a lot of careful consideration in creating & caring for our Strala Yoga spaces (a topic we cover in trainings & working with companies on wellbeing practices) whether you own your own studio, teach in a gym, park, or are running…

The Evolution and Future of Yoga

Krishnamacharya's grandson wrote about the future of yoga in 2016. He outlined five basic thoughts, I'll share them below. - Desikachar's thoughts on yoga today 1) Modern yoga lacks holism. It has become an external pose-focused practice, rather than an internal art. 2) Yoga can't be understood through Western medicine,…
Guiding Strala

Guiding Strala

Hi Friends, I'm in the final edits of Guiding Strala. Got inspired by the London Guides and added this to the intro. Can't wait to deliver this to you next year. In the meantime Strala Yoga comes out this August! Stay tuned for events, classes, signings and fun. love, Tara…