August 9, 2009

Slowing Down for Greater Awareness

According to the Yoga Sutras (II.28), the classical text on Yoga, the various Yoga practices enumerated by Patanjali gradually result in diminishing impurities, blockages and obstacles […]
May 1, 2009

5 minute yoga practice to ease into sleeping

The main objective of yoga is to integrate all aspects of our being in the present moment. Often we find that in spite of, and perhaps […]
August 11, 2008

Special Class – Total Yoga Experience: Asana and Beyond.

Yoga is much more than physical exercises. Yoga is a complete system of practices that create a deep-rooted sense of stillness & awareness. The Total Yoga […]
March 9, 2008

Inspired Practice

Ujjayi breath One type of breathing that is especially helpful in focusing our attention is called ujjayi. Ujjayi, meaning victorious, is a type of breath in […]
January 19, 2008

Is there somebody else practicing Yoga on your mat?

Is there somebody whispering in your ear? I recently remembered a video about Ben Zander, a truly inspirational teacher. In the video (at 3:10) he says […]
October 17, 2007

Yoga and the wisdom of the body

In Yoga classes it is common to hear “listen to the wisdom of your body” as an instruction. However, for a long time, when I heard […]
October 6, 2007

Five minute simple Yoga practice at home

In a previous post we talked about Yoga as a practice. The reason to practice is simple, to feel more at ease, energized, relaxed and in […]
September 30, 2007

10 guidelines to start practicing Yoga

People often people ask me how to start practicing Yoga. Here are 10 ideas to keep in mind after you decide to start doing Yoga: 1. […]
September 23, 2007

Yoga is a practice

Thinking about Yoga as a practice, and what that really means, seems like a good starting point to do Yoga. How is Yoga a practice? At […]