Cat-Cow Pose | Marjariasana-Bitilisana

foundations Sep 13, 2012

I once heard a teacher say, “You are only as young as your spine is flexible.”

I think it’s an old yoga adage and I think they are good words to live by. With the amount of dough, we spend on elixirs and anti-age this and age reducing that I am happy to say that this “anti-aging” posture is free and always available to you! Let's break it down…

In this video, we actually start with Table Top position. (2 for 1!)

The Cat-Cow Pose is often considered a “neutral” position in yoga but lately, I have been offering my students an opportunity to really play with opposition and sensation by using or connecting to an active table top pose as the warm-up for Cat-Cow. It is here that I offer students an opportunity to check in with their spine. Wake up spine! From the crown of the head to the tip of the tailbone lives a central energetic channel. From the ground to the crown as Shiva Rea calls it. Just by bringing our...

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Sukhasana | The Easy Pose

foundations Sep 05, 2012

Lets start at the very beginning – a very good place to start…

Take a deep breath. No seriously, take a big nice juicy breath in, right now. Okay, now let it out. Ahhh. It feels good, doesn’t it? When most people think of Yoga they think of pretzel bodies and expensive tight pants. But yoga is so much more than its postures and products. Yoga is an art and a science. It is the Dharma and the Greg. Yoga is for EVERYONE.

There are many branches of Yoga stemming from breath work to ethical guidelines that lead us to a fit, healthy and balanced lifestyle. Though we will start with a focus on the body and alignment, please note dear friends, that Yoga is a practice of living not just of postures. According to the yoga sutras, there are 8 limbs to Yoga and we will cover all 8, but let's start with posture. ASANA.

If you have ever stopped to take a deep breath or if you have ever stretched your arms up over your head in the morning -you have practiced yoga asana....

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