What Warms You Up?

It’s November! Winter is coming. The midterms are coming (have you voted yet?). And so are warm cups of tea – all day long, cozy robes, down jackets, and fleece blankets. It’s not either/or, it’s both/and. We need to be in reality, in this current phase of the year, and this current time in history, […]

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Restorative Yoga

When I was first introduced to the Restorative practice over a decade ago, I can remember exactly what I felt: both disappointment and relief. Disappointment that we would not be doing a strong, challenging practice bound up in the wall ropes, weighted down by sandbags and pulled apart with partner work (all at the same […]

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This is Where I Know Myself

A few months ago I wrote about my struggle with asana practice. After nearly eighteen years of practicing yoga I hit a wall unlike others before. I felt that I was done, that I had done triangle pose long enough, thank you very much, and was ready to graduate and move on to other pursuits. […]

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Restoratives with Jenny Hayo

Every Wednesday morning I used to attend a level 2-3 Iyengar class with my longtime teacher, Jo, until she retired from instructing Asana some years ago. I was religious about going, thrilled to learn and practice the precision of Iyengar with more challenging postures and alignment. I always left that class feeling like I had […]

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