Creating a unique yoga sequence is a lot like building a cairn; one pose stacks on the next with end goal of providing a clear, safe, and enjoyable journey for the traveler. Teaching a fast-paced flow? Looking for a smooth, restorative sequence at the end of the day? Check out our favorite poses, variations, and sequencing ideas that you can easily integrate into your own teaching routines.
Stress is a given in life. In fact, we often seek challenges on the yoga mat to gain strength, flexibility, coordination. When pushed too hard—on the mat or in life—our bodies can no longer adapt to the demands in front
There are times in life that require intense physical or mental focus. This can happen in daily life, and it most definitely happens in sports. In either case, your sympathetic nervous system often dominates to increase performance. This is great in competition.
Life is an ongoing stream of events. Some you enjoy; others that cause strain or stress. Yet in order to live vibrantly, you must release the past. You need to let go of trauma or negative emotions — both of which
Yoga props are a great way to create a steady foundation for your practice and prevent injury. One such tool I keep on hand are my Victorem resistance bands. Yes, you can use resistance bands in yoga to build more strength
Happy New Year!! It’s the start of a fresh new chunk of time in which you can be, do, or have anything. You get to begin anew. Whether you’re reading this on January 1st, or midway through the year, the moment
The holidays are a festive time of year to celebrate with family and friends. Yet these joyful additions to your already-full schedule can put a strain on your energy levels. This can result in doubting your capability
Eight months have passed since the original lockdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. You’ve faced economic uncertainty and changes in your relationships. Life as “normal” might seem light years in the past. Many of you might even be burned out from
Long road trips or hours spent in any seated position can leave your body feeling tired and tight. Muscles in the hips get short and weak. Spinal discs compress. Plus you often get stiff in the shoulders and neck, too. That’s
With the large amount of chaos in the world around you, it’s easy for anxiety and stress to dominate your mind. This leads to hypertension, shortness of breath, and decreased immunity in the body. Yet this twisting yoga sequence is one