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Common Confusing Yoga Cues and What To Do

There are plenty of funny articles online about the weird things you hear yoga teachers say, and I’ll admit I’m an offender on some of them.

Some of the yoga cues you hear teachers give to students to get into […]

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By |July 1st, 2015|yoga|0 Comments

Evolve Your Yoga Practice

I was reflecting recently that I have been living in Virginia for nine months and consistently seeing private clients for about 6 months.

When you maintain a consistent practice of anything for more then a few months, you really start […]

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By |June 3rd, 2015|yoga|Comments Off

What is Yoga Tune Up®

I recently became certified to teach Yoga Tune Up®, a unique and highly specialized fitness program designed to increase flexibility and mobility based on exercises and movements drawn from yoga, physical therapy exercises, and massage techniques.

In Yoga Tune Up® […]

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By |May 27th, 2015|yoga|Comments Off

Simple yoga modifications for common injuries

Students often come to me with health and injury concerns and ask about yoga modifications they can make in their practice. Just the other day a woman in my class let me know while she was in Child’s Pose […]

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By |May 13th, 2015|yoga|Comments Off

IT Band Stretch for Runners

A friend of mine recently asked for a good IT band stretch. Specifically, she wanted to know if some of the hip stretches I’ve been sharing over the past month or so would be good for the IT band.

My […]

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By |May 6th, 2015|yoga, Yoga video|Comments Off

The Difference Between Yoga And Other Exercises

I don’t think I need to tell you that I think yoga is special.

If you’ve done yoga before you’ll know it’s special. You’ll have felt a shift in your body and mind that you come back for again and […]

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By |April 22nd, 2015|yoga|Comments Off

One Big Hip Stretch

Happy tax day! Also, Happy Birthday to my grandmother, who is celebrating her 94th birthday.

Almost all of my clients have said the same thing to me over the course of our work together. Maybe you say this to yourself […]

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By |April 15th, 2015|yoga, Yoga video|Comments Off

How To Improve Balance

The one set of poses that always seem to be the most frustrating to all of my students are the ones that involve balance. And we’re not talking about arm balances here, because even those have a clear measurement […]

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By |April 8th, 2015|yoga, Yoga video|Comments Off

Yoga Core Exercises

The other day in class I asked my students how they were feeling in the midst of a pretty difficult sequence that involved quite a few core exercises. One woman shouted out that as long as she would get […]

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By |April 1st, 2015|yoga, Yoga video|Comments Off

Happy Hip Stretches

OK, I admit that happy hip stretches is a bit of an oxymoron as almost no one I know genuinely loves the feeling of stretching out tight hips. That s$!t hurts!

Even so, it’s vitally important for our hips to […]

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By |March 25th, 2015|Uncategorized, yoga, Yoga video|Comments Off

Short Shoulder Stretches

As we get closer to Kapha season (the Spring equinox is officially on March 20th) you might have noticed a shift in your energy patterns. I know I’ve tapped into a new source of motivation recently, which is good […]

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By |March 18th, 2015|yoga, Yoga video|Comments Off

5 Minute Yoga Break for Spring

This has been a long time coming.

As we move into spring – hello 50+ degrees and RAIN! – busyness and frantic running around resume.

In Ayurveda, the sister science of yoga and an ancient form of natural medicine and healing […]

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By |March 11th, 2015|yoga, Yoga video|Comments Off