Tag Archives: yoga practice

Yoga Tools

There are different techniques and strategies to help us stay on the path of yoga. Going to weekly yoga classes taught by Certified Iyengar Yoga Teachers (CIYTs)  can contribute to regularity in yoga practice. Doing yoga at the same time in the same place in your home is a way to stay on track. Wearing …

Yoga Presence

Yoga can stand the test of time. When the tough stuff happens in our life, our yoga can be a refuge for relaxation. Yoga can build up strength in our nervous system. With healthy and calm nerves we can develop tolerance and become patient with life’s upheavals. Yoga can cool us down when we are …

Seated Up

Seated yoga poses usually are taught after one gains proficiency in standing yoga posture. For may people the muscles around the joint including inner groins and buttocks are tight. Restriction in the pelvic region prevents yoga students from sitting upright with ease.  Using yoga props such as yoga blocks, yoga blankets, yoga bolsters, and the …

Teach

Why do I teach yoga? I simply cannot keep this yogic knowledge to myself.  Yoga practice demands to be shared with others. a) Yoga has the power to transform. By practicing yoga aspects of ourselves we didn’t know exist are brought to light.  Next time you are in class observe how you feel at the …

Make Time

Three ways to help find time for your yoga practice Practice first thing in the morning before anyone in the household rises up for the day.  Do your yoga practice before checking your phone,  watching television, or even reading a news paper. Not an early bird? See the following hints. Consciously  schedule time in your …

Props

In Iyengar Yoga we use props such as sticky mats, blocks, straps, blankets, bolsters, chairs, walls, ropes, and sand bags to name a few.  When students begin taking yoga classes, they will likely use a sticky mat, blocks, straps, and blankets.  These items are used to promote stability, ease, and achieve alignment in poses. To …

Wake Up

Yoga Poses wake up dormant muscle groups. Different postures  work with a wide variety of joints and muscles. This helps to bring blood flow and energy to places that do not normally receive these precious resources. In turn we give our bodies a bath each time we practice as such we become established in sauca. …