Arquivo do mês: março 2016

Ashtanga Yoga (Eight Limbs of Yoga) (with audio)

For most people the word “yoga” (योग) brings to mind the image of a yoga model that appears on the cover of a yoga magazine in a pose that is almost impossible to get into for an average practitioner. Yoga is commonly practiced as a routine which helps in improving physical fitness and sometimes as…

Upavistha Konasana – part 1 – Pointers

Iyengar Yoga home practice sheets.

These yoga routines are designed to be simple and easy to use. You may need some equipment, but most can be substituted with things you have at home. If you have any questions or comments, please use the box below. With best wishes, Hannah. LEVEL 1: 4 sequences to use for quick/daily maintenance (IYA New York) […]

The blog is back: Come Focus on Form at 9:45

I’ve been working outside in the yard a lot for the past 48 hours. I am quite sore.  Then   interpersing that work with assessment prep working  with a Junior 2  demonstrated practice sequence. I have to video my poses for Laurie along with a class  so I’m also taping my classes.  All that has…


By the way, titles do not necessarily reflect content in my blogs.   Been absorbing the second part of Iyengar teacher track training from two weeks ago.  One of the things I came away with is the need to commit to something.   (Among many things) That trait in teaching will reflect in your life. […]

Inversions Every Day

By Simon Joannou There is something about doing inversions that changes how you feel. If you come to your yoga practice feeling scattered, overwhelmed or anxious, doing Salamba Sirsasana (headstand) and Salamba Sarvangasana (shoulder stand) can help bring you to a state of calm. The reason we as practitioners do inversions every day is because…

About props – Belts

A standard yoga belt is about 6 feet or 2 meters in length. The belting material may be cotton or synthetic but the buckles are generally metal. Like blocks they come in a variety of colors. Special-use belts are available in different lengths. Belts range in width from about 1 inch, or 2.5 centimeters, to […]