Monthly Archives: November 2013

A teacher’s notes from India

Today begins the start of our blog series entitled, “A teacher’s notes from India”. We hope that your enjoy reading about the journey that each teacher has.  Each person experiences something different there.  It may be a simple teaching from … Continue reading

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How I Found Iyengar Yoga

There are so many types of yoga to choose from when looking for the best practice.  I tried a few of them.  While I believe practicing any type of yoga is good for the practitioner, a yogi has to find … Continue reading

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A local teacher responds to the latest NY times article

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/03/sunday-review/womens-flexibility-is-a-liability-in-yoga.html?emc=eta1&_r=0 Two students brought this article from the New York Times to my attention on Monday.  Iyengar yoga’s attention to alignment and right actions help to avoid this issue.  Also, we do not teach extreme poses often.  And, we often … Continue reading

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Pose of the Month-Virabhadrasana III

Virabhadra was a powerful hero that was incarnated from a lock of Siva’s hair.  Siva and his wife, Sati (the daughter of Daksa) were not invited to celebrate in a great sacrifice performed by Daksa. Sati was dejected and she … Continue reading

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