Category: Magazine


A Pointer for Better Posture(s)

Asana Quick Fix: 16 November 2014: A Pointer for Better Posture(s) I spend anywhere between 4 to 5 hours sitting in front of a computer … an hour or two, behind the wheel of a car .. and admittedly, an hour or so watching a movie or TV. That adds up to about 8 hours of a seated posture, head...


Handstand Basics

Yoga Minded: 13 November 2014: Handstand Basics There is definitely a knack to doing handstands, but if you build up the strength and the technique with these exercises you will be having a new perspective on the world in no time. Even Stu has a staring roll in this video that we shot in Goa. Melanie Cooper has been teaching...


Feed Your Soul

Love Food & Yoga Titbits: 10 November 2014: Feed Your Soul Primary Foods vs Secondary Foods “Sometimes we are not fed by food but by the energy in our lives…everything is food…We hunger for play, fun, touch, romance, intimacy, love, achievement, success, art, music, self-expression, leadership, excitement, adventure and spirituality” Joshua Rosenthal, Integrative Nutrition. When I studied with the Institute...


What sort of work you are doing with dance and yoga in the Mumbai slums?

7 November 2014: Interviewee: Josefin Wikström What sort of work you are doing with dance and yoga in the Mumbai slums? I met Josefin a few years ago and was taken by her joy of life and enthusiasm for using dance and yoga to help people in unfortunate circumstances. With my new column up and running I thought it was...


Manju Jois Mini Interview

24 October 2014: Interviewee: Manju Question: What is the difference between breath with sound & Ujjayi breathing? Actually this is only one of the questions asked in this mini interview, that include questions about chanting , the purpose of the physical practice, what yoga means to him. Manju Jois, Ashtanga Yoga guru of Mysore, South India, is the oldest son...


Backbends in Focus

Yoga Minded: 20 October 2014: Backbends in Focus. Backbends require the front of the body to be in several key areas. In this video I show you the areas that students often experience restriction and provide some exercises to help facilitate a more comfortable and rewarding backbend journey. Melanie Cooper has been teaching yoga for 16 years, and training yoga...


Superfood Focus: Chia Seeds

Love Food & Yoga Titbits: 06 October 2014: Superfood Focus: Chia Seeds These tiny black seeds are pretty incredible when you have a look at what they can do for us, from boosting energy to lowering cholesterol. Here’s why you should consider adding chia to your diet.. Nutrition: chia seeds are rich in protein, calcium, fiber and antioxidants, and for...


How should our expanding knowledge of the role fascia plays affect how we approach asana?

23 September 2014: Interviewee: Julie Martin Question: How should our expanding knowledge of the role fascia plays affect how we approach asana? Julie Martin, Directory of Brahmani Yoga in Goa and international teacher is passionate about seeing the practice as a whole, physical, mental and spiritual. Particularly interested in the evolution of asana and exploring the practice in the true...


Loveyogaanatomy Special Emissaries

Your Chance to Join the Team You might have already seen the new Magazine page: Hey Stu! What’s your Question?, where I am asking a question to a teacher and posting their video response. Well now it’s your turn to get in on the act! It’s obvious too me that there are so many great teachers out there that I...

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