May, 2010

yoga body, your body, or: how to get the body of your dreams

Yoga Teachers Have Their Dream BodiesWell, not exactly. I’m not going to argue that all yoga teachers always feel great about the way they look. But I will argue that most yoga teachers–and yoga students–have a pretty good relationship with their bodies. Top 5 Reasons Why Yoga Gives You a Better Body1. Yoga encourages mindfulness in all…

May 27, 2010 · Read More · Comment (2)

union, yoga, you, and love

“It is hard enough to be in a relationship with ourselves, why would we think it should be easier to be in a relationship with someone else?”~ Elana Epstein, yoga teacher, mom, wife, friend, and more

May 26, 2010 · Read More · Comment (2)

perfection: elminate it, redefine it

Media MadnessFASHION Magazine. VOGUE. Men’s Health. Yoga Journal. Myriad TV shows I can’t list because I don’t have a television to watch. Movies, movies, movies–especially Hollywood blockbusters. It’s not a surprising statement to say that the media presents an unrealistic, and unobtainable for most of us, version of being the sort of person other people admire….

May 22, 2010 · Read More · Comment (3)

top 3 lost my yoga, want it back scenarios

My Top 3 Lost my Yoga, Want it Back Scenarios1. moments with my familylove ’em–but they do know how to push those buttons–and I’m super sensitive2. when I realized I’m head over heelsdoes he feel the same? am I risking too much?3. hosting dinner at my apartmentthe food is bland, I forgot the napkins, and everyone…

May 20, 2010 · Read More · Comment (2)

Sex and the City’s Kristin Davis is a Yoga Teacher [video]

Imagine that! Sex and the City Star Kristin Davis is a yoga teacher.She tells indyposted.com that “I started doing yoga in my 20s. I did teacher training, that was what I was going to do if acting didn’t work out,” she explained. “I started teaching other actors right at the beginning of the yoga craze…

May 18, 2010 · Read More · Comment (3)

janet stone yoga: slap yourself, slap your neighbour [video]

Janet Stone YogaI recently did a workshop with Janet Stone. Somehow, this incredible Vinyasa Power Flow teacher has remained under my radar–until now. I don’t teach Vinyasa. I’d never heard of her. But a yogi friend of mine–also a Kundalini and Hatha teacher–returned from San Francisco, where Janet’s based, and told me I absolutely had…

May 12, 2010 · Read More · Comment (4)

the beauty in suffering

“We must understand the whole of life, not just one little part of it. That is why we must read, that is why we must look at the skies, that is why we must sing, and dance and suffer, to understand for all of that is life” ~ Krishnamurti RELATEDhttp://rcm.amazon.com/e/cm?t=joyo-20&o=1&p=8&l=bpl&asins=1890772623&fc1=000000&IS2=1&lt1=_blank&m=amazon&lc1=0000FF&bc1=000000&bg1=FFFFFF&f=ifr

May 10, 2010 · Read More · Comment

heart of the matter: living below the neck

Head HeavyI was head-heavy for a good chunk of my life, careening around with most of my self concentrated in the area above my neck, nearly toppling over with the weight of all those hundreds of millions of thoughts. Mostly worries. And, surprise, surprise, I often fell over–metaphorically speaking–tripped up on my own feet because…

May 5, 2010 · Read More · Comment

craaaaazy! Ross Sisters contortion yoga

Had to post this on Joy Yoga. Amazing!

May 3, 2010 · Read More · Comment (1)