In this time of historic loss, it’s important to pause and acknowledge the grief. Because if we want to feel happier, we first need the space to mourn.
Give yourself permission to feel; lean on others; grow slow; explore new territory; and even struggle. Not just in a crisis, but especially in a crisis.
There is no right way to practice Ashtanga yoga in quarantine. As a teacher you know what’s best for your community. Though if you do decide to take practice online, here are a few things to thoughtfully consider.
He literally wrote the book on Yoga Anatomy, and why yogis dealing with an injury or pain often look to David Keil for answers. Instead he asks questions.
What does practice mean to Mark Robberds, John Scott, Dominic Corigliano, Chuck Miller, Kathy Cooper, Radha, and Scott Johnson? Listen and find out.
Being distracted is a sign of fatigue. And why the brain actually needs periods to defocus, unwind, and relax. So you can either consciously schedule these breaks in or the mind will take one without asking.
The Exploration of Movement: “What I’m finding is that everything else that I’m learning is also informing my practice.” Mark Robberds, Ashtanga Yoga Podcast #38
One of the most important skils to practice daily is simply to pause. To slow down. On purpose. And create the space to remember what we too often forget.
There are many myths out there about yoga that scare people off from practicing and yet, there are just as many misconceptions that get in our way once we do. And so, if you practice yoga – these are the 10 myths you can now stop believing. Because they just aren’t real.
By Nathan A. Thompson Nathan Thompson is an author and journalist who occasionally also writes about yoga. We are delighted to welcome Nathan to our Ashtanga Dispatch team of contributing writers – whether or not he EVER puts a leg behind his head again. In fact, we kinda hope he doesn’t. 😉 Any injury has the possibility of offering us …