Archive for 2018

How to receive your teacher’s help

Most of us want to be good students, no matter what it is that we are learning. So we bring that mindset into the yoga studio,  which in some ways doesn’t serve us that well. It actually can get in our way. So I will share a few tips on how you can get the most out of your teacher’s cues, be it verbal  or hands-on adjustments and suggestions.

Your teacher’s job is to be your mirror. To show you what ...

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When we think we know.

Several years ago, in one of the first yoga teacher trainings I took with Rodney Yee, he said something that I never forgot. It went something like this (I can’t quote him as I don’t remember the exact way he said it), it’s when we think we know, it gets dangerousHe was talking about our physical practice, but this is true for most things in life, including relationships with family and friends. Which is what has been on my mind ...
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