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Three Ways to Practice Downward Facing Dog

https://yogainternational.com/article/view/three-ways-to-practice-downward-facing-dog by Amber Burke Downward facing dog (adho mukha svanasana) is a fundamental and ubiquitous pose in part [...]

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The Importance of Fascia

There is an incredible amount that we still don’t know about this mysterious tissue but we do know that fascia is a much more dynamic, communicative, and integral part of the body than we [...]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Bandhas

We can get a glimpse of the reasoning behind bandhas with the help of theories drawn from hatha, tantra, and kundalini yoga. Along the way we will also begin to look beyond the short-term [...]

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Hacking Habits:How to Make Behaviors last for Good

Want to exercise everyday? Stop smoking? Create? This excellent article by Jocelyn K. Glei looks at how to hack our brains ‘hard-wired loops to change our lives for the better. She also [...]

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Why should we use Sanskrit?

The Debate: Teach With English or Sanskrit Pose Names? Read on for the many reasons to use the ancient language. http://www.yogajournal.com/article/teach/why-teach-sanskrit-names/ – by [...]

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Christmas – Making the Most of the Crunchy and the Smooth

https://www.everyday-mindfulness.org/christmas-making-the-most-of-the-crunchy-and-the-smooth/ – By Kellie Edwards We all know that Christmas can be a mixed blessing. There can be moments of [...]

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Are Some Movements Inherently Bad?

Instead of asking whether a movement is good or bad, a more nuanced and helpful question is: Are one’s tissues adapted to withstand the load of a particular movement? [...]

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What Is The Core Anyway?

David Keil – https://www.yoganatomy.com/what-is-the-core-anyway/ Searching For “The Core” The “core” is one of those terms, much like bandha, that people throw around, sometimes flippantly, [...]

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The Opening & Closing Prayers

We open and close our Ashtanga practice with a chant in Sanskrit. Understand the profound meaning of these traditional prayers. Yoga Chants Ashtanga Yoga traditionally has both an opening chant [...]

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Finding Connection through AcroYoga

Finding Connection through AcroYoga by Matthew Goode We’ve all got our lessons to learn, sometimes they’re more obvious; things that we do that we know aren’t the best for us, decisions we make [...]