The student of yoga who learns to balance himself internally at every level, physical, emotional, mental, frees himself from this hellish to-ing and fro-ing and lives in harmony with the natural world. Because he is stable, he can adapt to outside changes. The flexibility we gain in asana is the living symbol of the suppleness […]
Sorry folks, but this Yoga Mama has a sick kiddo, so I must be home tonight and tomorrow. Breathe deeply and treat yourself to something relaxing.
Give yourself time to breathe, Side bend a bit in honor of the New Moon, and Rest deeply. See you next week!
The first question of yoga is, “are you paying attention?” The second question of yoga is, “are you paying attention from your heart? Yoga is Awakening. Centering yourself in the Universe. Anything else is a bonus. Without, it’s just exercise. — Arthur Kilmurray
“When energy is blocked, we feel tight. Stretching won’t help. When you encounter inhibition of natural movement, look for what can get it unstuck, beyond mechanics. Remove the blockages and create space to open. Find the space of free flow. Expand and spread the sense of space. Be inside creating space, not outside tightening muscles. […]
I’m regularly stumped by the question “what kind of yoga do you practice?” “My kind” isn’t an answer many understand. Fellow yoga blogger Tim Keim addressed this beautifully in a recent post. I’m pleased to share it here.
Fallen warrior is an effective posture to lift oneself out of the sandbox and dump sand from shorts pockets. Downward dog makes a great tunnel for trains. Bridge is useful during diaper changes. Tummy time is nothing more than locust for the diaper set. Early attempts to crawl show excellent plank form. Happy baby and […]