Strike a Pose

Tonight’s thoughts were inspired by fellow yoga instructor (as well as talented writer/artist/amazing person extraordinaire), Deborah Bluestein.  After class one day, she and another instructor and I were discussing postures.  Being the astute observer that she is, Deborah commented on how it was frustrating as a teacher when students would choose (unknowingly or not) to POSE in a posture instead of actually being IN a posture.

BRILLIANT. Continue reading

How Does it Feel?

Bob Dylan asks burning questions.  When you can understand the questions he is asking.  But really, so brilliant.

How does it feel?

Just sit with that for a moment.

I was asked recently by a student that wanted to know how far or deeply she should go into a posture.

Simple question, but the answer takes some time. Continue reading

Lawn Care 101

“But the grass ain’t always greener on the other side, it’s green where you water it.”~Big Sean~

Ok so he’s not the first one to come up with the concept, but it was the first time I had heard it.  Just goes to show you, even pop culture has something to teach us.

The grass on the other side of the fence is so green.  So very green. Continue reading