Yoga Question: forward folds

Yoga Question: forward folds

Q I like doing yoga, and my legs seem to be very flexible. I can touch my toes easily with minimum tension (without bending my knees of course). The only thing is, my back is very rounded in this position, not flat at all. Does this mean I have to work more on...

Handstand: Adho Mukha Vrksasana

Handstand is one of the most frequently requested poses in my classes, and also one of the most hated. Many times when I announce handstand as the next pose, people groan and sigh. Sometimes people even leave. Handstand is hard. It requires you to take a risk. And...

Asheville Asana

The lovely Clay Tison came and recorded my 12:30 class yesterday and put it on her blog Asheville Asana. It’s an all levels class with the theme of Tapas. Tapas is one of the Niyamas, the yogic self-practices that help us along the path. Tapas means discipline...

Trikonasana

I used to hate Triangle pose. Doesn’t sound very yogic does it? Well, I’m only human, and lets face it, we all have poses that for one reason or another we just don’t like. Usually it’s because we perceive that we can’t do them...