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Posture Clinic contains informative articles to give you some precise tips to bring your practice to the next level.

secrets to standing bow pose

secrets to standing bow pose

In a few classes over the last few days, I noticed again how difficult it is for students to move correctly into the standing bow pose without very clear instructions to slow down and enunciate the technique of the posture.

After practicing for a very long time, one might move more swiftly through the right stages to the final pose and then charge the body forward. But most students, in the ...

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Stressed? Why 30 Minutes of Yoga Should Get You Back to You

Stressed? Why 30 Minutes of Yoga Should Get You Back to You

Paperwork is piling up on your office desk and you have more than a few household bills to pay – there’s a chance these two worries alone add up to one very stressed you. The fact is, we all put far too much pressure on ourselves, particularly in today’s social media obsessed world. If we’re not doing something ‘Instagram-worthy’, it doesn’t count – after all, who really wants to see ...

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mastering crow pose

mastering crow pose

Crow pose—or, in Sanskrit, Bakasana—is a great introduction to arm balances. Once you’ve mastered crow pose, you’ll have the foundation for postures like side crow, running man, and flying pigeon.

This pose can be daunting for beginners, but don’t worry! You don’t have to take flight right away—there are lots of baby steps to help get you there. On the other hand, if crow is old hat for you, don’t ...

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troubleshooting balance issues in yoga

troubleshooting balance issues in yoga

Is standing on one foot a challenge for you? Do you want to laugh when an instructor tells you to kick your foot over your head or wrap your legs like twist ties?

Every yogi struggles with balance sometimes, but it’s not some magical thing that you stumble into and then hold your breath so the spell won’t be broken. Balance primarily comes from strength — specifically, the ...

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secrets to standing bow pose

secrets to standing bow pose

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#selfloveevo: heart opening news

#selfloveevo: heart opening news

With Valentine’s Day just behind us what a great reminder to nurture ourselves and fill up with love, love for ourselves and love for one another. Start your practice with these gentle heart opening salutations to allow the love to flow inside and out.

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heart salutations

Inhale, breath deep, bring your hands to ...

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how to find balance in half moon pose

how to find balance in half moon pose

When practicing hatha yoga you learn to realize the balance between laboring and allowing for depth in your body. It is a good thing to challenge and push your body’s edge to find new sensation of opening and engagement. Sometimes, this is how you grow, change and heal your body. However, other times, when things don’t seem to be shifting as you challenge that edge, what your body needs is ...

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4 secrets to survive your most awkward pose

4 secrets to survive your most awkward pose

I am infamous for holding postures longer than most of my colleagues. I have certainly heard students complain that I hold awkward posture too long. Heck, I want to complain when other teachers hold the pose more than my legs appreciate!

A friend and long time teacher once said during a workshop: “I believe you shouldn’t trust any teacher who won’t hold this posture long enough, as it tells you everything ...

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