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Beyondasana

In yoga the positions are each called “Something”-asana. Asana meaning pose or posture. Your feet go here and your hands there and your heart lifts or your finger interlace or any infinite number of bodily configurations. The poses stretch the … Continue reading

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The Real Reason We Cry in Yoga

There is not a yoga teacher that I know, myself included, who has not had the experience of bursting into tears suddenly, surprisingly, in a yoga pose. The first time I remember was in a gentle supine twist. Then in … Continue reading

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Do it for someone else.

Sometimes leading yoga class I have the students pair up to begin. They sit back-to-back with their partner (whom they may have just met). They breathe together. Then they dedicate their practice to one another. I encourage them to really … Continue reading

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