Obviously the spine is of vital importance for the physical body, and the Yoga Tradition describes yet another layer – Susumna Nadi – running parallel to the spine. Nadi means “channel” or “pulse”. It’s the yogic equivalent of an energetic vein or meridian. Susumna is referred to as the Eye of Hurricane or the Center of the Spinning Wheel because life in the body revolves around this central axis. Susumna is the super-highway for prana (vital energy or life-force). It’s a place of stillness, calm, focus and connection. It’s an ideal, like Samadhi, Nirvana, or Enlightenment.
In preparation for my last class in Fairfax, I asked myself "If there is 1 thing to teach, 1 thing to tell my students, what would it be?" #1: Have a long term vision for your practice.
How to work with injuries and view them as learning opportunities (part 2)
How to work with injuries and view them as learning opportunities (part 1)
20-minute Home Practice MP3 to open hips, ground, and center for change and challenging times.
Fundamental Flow Home Practice MP3 from Fall Retreat 2016
An e-guide with yoga postures and practices to improve your sleep.
Just like new students have common misalignments and challenges, new teachers have common questions and similar roadblocks. This call with my assistant Noelle Callahan is like Teaching Yoga 101. We cover what you need to know to get started and how to gain traction as a teacher.
Commentary on Yoga Sutras 1.2-1.4
Home Practice Resources from the Yoga for Energy & Serenity Workshop at Yoga Mountain Studio in Fairfax.
myth and metaphor to support the process of your practice
Perfect for after travel or athletic activity! 20-minute MP3 of supine (laying down) hip and hamstring stretches.
Are you ready to break free of old patterns? Check out this Handstand Tutorial with postures to prepare for handstand, strength building exercises at the wall and balance building variations. In this tutorial there is something for everyone to learn more about hanging out upside down.
The modern media deems "core" to be superficial six pack muscles, however, yoga goes much deeper with it's concept and engagement of core.
short and sweet home yoga practice to help with low back pain
(Vintage) home yoga videos
Take your yoga on the road with this E-guide!