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Category: Yoga

Are props really cheating?

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After a recent extensive workshop revolving around the use of props the final comment I got was, ‘I still feel like using props is cheating’. Personally I have no idea why, but in some circles the idea of using anything to help them do yoga is so strongly ingrained that they prefer to flounder for read more…

Ruesri Dat Ton – Zheng Dance

An online friend pointed me to this video. I honestly do not know much about it other than that it is from Northern Thailand and the practitioner is Anand Layraman. I believe it is from ruesri dat ton the system which is sometimes referred to as Thai Yoga. In any case this is an interesting bridge read more…

Novel Movement Series with Cory Blickenstaff: Hip and Spine

Physical Therapist Cory Blickenstaff has begun releasing a very helpful series on what he calls Novel Movments. With his permission i post the series here as the applications for movement, prehab and warm up are obvious. The movements themselves are deceptively simple, and though novel will be at least somewhat familiar to yoga students. Notice read more…

Keep your spine fit with Circular Spinal Waves

When i first got serious with my yoga practice i already had pretty good forward bending skills. Like many of my generation i had learned to associate stretching with forward bending, stretching the legs and back. At that time i didn’t realize the importance of balancing forward and backward mobility. Even less did i realize read more…