I just returned from a five day yoga intensive with Donna Farhi. We explored the fluid systems of the body and how their movement qualities can be embodied in asana practice. During the workshop Donna recommended a few Ayurvedic cleansing practices as morning rituals to start the day squeaky clean!
Have you ever seen those yogis who move with effortless grace? I’m amazed when I see a practice exuding softness, yielding and buoyancy. Even simple postures or sun salutations have a whole new depth to them when the postures breathe. Here are some subtle keys to bring your postures to life. Read more..
“When you were born your whole body breathed. Every cell quivered with the vitality of the breath. Every bone, muscle, and organ moved with every breath. Every nerve was energized by it, every blood cell carried it, and every moment took as its meter the phrasing of your breath. Read more..
Many group classes devote little time for explanation on how to breathe in yoga practice. There can be pressure for teachers to please students, skipping straight to the exciting postures in limited class time-frames. Unfortunately this gives less emphasis to the subtle internal practice that takes place on the mat. Read more..