Category: Yoga

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Being Flexible about Flexibility

These are my modest and provisional notes on the subject of hypermobility, the issues of flexibility in yoga, being able to sustain a yoga practice and specifically practicing Yin yoga. When I first taught yoga in 2001, I did not know what hypermobility or being too flexible meant. I remember Richard Freeman saying in June 2005, “the curse of flexibility...

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Mini Interview and Demo with Suresh Munisamy

I was in Bali recently teaching anatomy and physiology on a training for Matthew Sweeney and met yoga teacher Suresh Munisamy. He is a very sweet humble guy and I had no idea of the sort of postures he could do until a friend showed me some pictures. I thought you would enjoy a little interview and short demo. Suresh...

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Prenatal Yoga: The Essential Guidelines for Practice

Pregnancy is an exciting time for a woman, and also a time that must be approached with care and love. Maintaining a yoga practice while pregnant provides an expectant mother with an opportunity for deep connection with her unborn child. There are many important things to consider in the approach to practice to ensure a healthy mom and baby. Although...

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Josefin, what’s this about you doing yoga in Prison?

7 November 2014: Interviewee: Josefin Wikström Josefin, what’s this about you doing yoga in Prison? When I heard about Josefin being in a Swedish prison, i thought that can’t be right, not our sweet bollywood dancing energy power house. Then I found out more and it all made sense, Josefin is taking yoga to the prisoners. I love to see...

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Reformation of an Ashtanga Zealot

In this article I describe my history with Ashtanga Yoga, how my approach changed over the decades, some of the problems that I encountered, their solution and how this has influenced my teaching. How I came to Ashtanga: Initially I was only interested in the meditation and philosophy aspects of yoga and practiced and studied those for many years. I...

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David Keil Interview

If you are interested in Yoga Anatomy or Ashtanaga you will know about David Keil. With his great and informative website http://www.yoganatomy.com/ and worldwide workshops. I was like a kid in a toy shop when I got the chance to interview David. Loads of topics were covered with plenty of geeky anatomy talk. At this time I am posting the...

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