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What Are the Effects of a Longer Inhale?

What Are the Effects of a Longer Inhale?

For some pranayama practices your teacher will instruct you to breathe with a longer inhale. Inhale for the count of five, exhale for the count of four. It seems simple but this small adjustment of breathing with a longer inhale can have a noticeable and […]

How Have Iyengar Cues Affected Our Yoga?

How Have Iyengar Cues Affected Our Yoga?

My first introduction to yoga was with an Iyengar Yoga teacher. I instantly connected to the precision and detail of her cueing. The class reminded me of ballet lessons because it felt very strict and structured. I can understand, now, that my free spirited, Vata […]

The Ultimate Yoga Practice: Savasana

The Ultimate Yoga Practice: Savasana

It’s all too common in modern yoga for savasana to be an afterthought. Some teachers make the excuse that there “wasn’t enough time” or “you don’t need that long.” In reality, it’s an essential pose in any yoga practice! And the length of time spent in […]

How to Catalyze Change with Tapas

How to Catalyze Change with Tapas

I have been craving some change in my life lately and I have noticed that the only way for me to change the things that are not working is through fiery discipline, also known in yoga philosophy as, tapas. Tapas truly is the main catalyst […]

Plantar Fasciitis: Relieve Pain with Yoga

Plantar Fasciitis: Relieve Pain with Yoga

Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain and happens when the connective tissue of the arch of the foot or plantar fascia needs to support the arch of the foot due to weak arch muscles. This weakening of muscle can […]

How To Support Backbends With Breath

How To Support Backbends With Breath

A backbend in Yoga is a type of asana or pose that incorporates backwards movement of the body through space and might entail some degree of spinal extension. Spinal extension is when the primary curve of the thoracic spine or mid-back decreases corresponding to an increase […]

Discipline On & Off My Mat

Discipline On & Off My Mat

Research has been shedding a lot of light on the power of mindfulness and I don’t know about you but for me the practice of mindfulness isn’t easy, it takes force and discipline. The practice of mindfulness is integral in helping reduce stress, improve sleep […]

Stages Of Construction For Stable Asana

Stages Of Construction For Stable Asana

I live in an area of the city where new buildings are appearing all over the place, thus I am surrounded by construction. Along with new buildings come noise, traffic and a change in the skyline. However, it has been fascinating to watch the construction of […]

Potential: How Yoga Influences Growth

Potential: How Yoga Influences Growth

According to a study, 75% of people globally aren’t living up to their potential. This statistic made me think that the world needs more yoga. Mindful yogic exercises can support us in living up to our full potential. Imagine how different life would be if […]