Yoga Tip of the Day

Avoid Inverted Poses – Tip #59

If you suffer from high blood pressure, you should avoid inverted poses.

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In short, I have been practicing yoga for 5 years. I have practiced many styles and finally decided on Purna Yoga as the style of my choice. In July 2013, I enrolled at All Life Is Yoga’s ( studio to complete the 200 hour teacher training with Rutu Chaudhari. By the way, Rutu is AMAZING! […]continue reading
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Yesterday was the one-year anniversary of the death of my stepfather. I spent the majority of the day denying my emotions. But then I did a camel pose. My day started early. I was up by 6:30 a.m. I phoned my mother around 7:30 a.m. but made no mention of the significance of the day. […]continue reading

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There are things I am great at: working hard, disciplined daily yoga practice, working hard… And things I completely suck at, most of which involve letting go of control. I comfort myself with the idea that it’s a contextual thing: sometimes it’s appropriate to surrender, and sometimes it isn’t. Which is actually true. Cough cough. […]continue reading
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The national unemployment rate is just shy of 10%, and yoga class prices are not getting any cheaper. Bummer. However, lots of studios are coming up with solutions that will benefit those who need the help: the unemployed. Unemployment is stressful and can totally ruin one’s balance, and nobody wants to hire the guy twitching […]continue reading
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Yoga, Inc. is a documentary that was created to ask a very important question… Yoga has become big business, but can it survive with its good karma intact? The documentary was written and directed by John Philp and has been around since 2007, but it really foresaw what is happening with yoga studios today. They are becoming […]continue reading