Arquivo do mês: abril 2016

Pratyahara (Sense Withdrawal) Meditation — Yoga With Subhash

In this segment, I will take you through a sequence of guided meditation. In this meditation the objective is to disengage the mind from any influence from the five senses. This will help us focus the mind inward which will help us get into a deeper state of meditation. This state of the mind is…

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Up Early: A good time at the Cambridge School of Dallas — Thoughts on Teaching Yoga and Philosophy

I had a great time serving as one of the judges for the Senior Tutorials finals at the Cambridge School of Dallas. Each one of the 23 senior writes a 15-20 academic paper. They all defend them before a panel of their faculty and then the top 3 compete in this final round. I was really…

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Free yoga today at 4:30 and 5:30. We could use a couple more students. — Iyengar Yoga in Austin

Upma will be teaching at 4:30VrksasanaArdha ChandrasanaParivritta Chandrasana Sirsasana at wallUstrasana Parsva Eka Pada sarvangasana Anne will be teaching at 5:30. AMS without supportUtthita hasta PadangustasanaParsva Sirsasana Urdhva Dhanurasana from Two Bolster Eka Pada Sarvangasana to the floorMaryichyasana 3

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Top 5 Reasons to Love Backbends — Marrickville Yoga Centre

#1 They make us feel good Yep, they sure do. Backbends are some of the most uplifting asanas, creating a more positive sense of self. There is something about the head being down and the chest being open that changes the physical body and alters the mental perspective. As we go around in daily life so much…

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Twists today — Thoughts on Teaching Yoga and Philosophy

Yesterday, I finally made it back to Peggy’s class after having missed it the past two or three weeks because of the intensive and because of driving mom to the doctor and dealing with getting the car titles transferred. We did some basic standing pose work and inversions and a good bit…

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Notes from Laurie Blakeney’s workshop part 1 — Home Yoga Practice

Laurie Blakeney has flown into the islands like the much needed trade winds and began her workshop this week. I attended the morning basic class. We started with an hour of seated poses: dandasana, swastikasana, baddha konasana, and upavistha konasana. The emphasis was to address stiff hips. In dandasana, she had us engage both legs at […]

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Aging Changes to the Brain and Nervous System — YOGA FOR HEALTHY AGING