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Make Your Own Rules, Your Own Yoga, Your Own Life

  All these rules are just rules. People trying to make it about them - their guru, their way - rather than about you.   The thing is, you can always choose. You get to make everything there is out of everything you are. You are free.   We're all…

How Long Does It Take For Yoga To Work?

  A friend yesterday sent some thoughts my way, pondering the question of time scales. We agree that yoga should work. It shouldn't hurt people. It should only help. We can even say - if it's not working, change how you yoga! Because the yoga you make is the life…
The Value of Support

The Value of Support

Hi Friends, The 21 Day Yoga Challenge is a start of a life changing habit in awareness how we spend our time. For me personally, setting intents each day can be a little scary because all of a sudden I sign up to be accountable for this admirable intent I…

Teachers: Empower Yourself to Empower Others

  A super sweet message I received I LOVE YOU!! YOU HAVE CHANGED MY LIFE. THANK YOU SO MUCH!!! I replied, "Thanks so much for your sweet note, and don't forget, YOU have changed your life. Happy for you! xo keep in touch!" Don't ever forget when you have a…

Making Your Own Yoga Makes Yoga for Everyone

  Yoga can bring people together. It can also divide people. Yoga can make people radiantly healthy and happy. It can also make people less healthy and less capable in their lives. For people to come together - to be healthy, happy, capable creators in their own lives - we…

Headstands, Neck Pain, Prevention and Treatment

  We don't lead headstands at Strala. This is partly because safety is not so basic as maintaining "correct" alignment. Of course the vertebrae move coming in and out of the pose, and when that movement is sudden, the force on a rather vulnerable area of your spine is multiplied…