Why Every Yogi Is Forever A Student

Sometimes the way forward is blocked because all that is known is based on the past. To truly learn something new requires surrendering your notions of what is possible and impossible. Trusting a teacher to lead you to this new and sometimes scary place requires a leap of faith. Old and treasured thoughts have to… [read more]

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Why Yoga Is A Spiritual Practice

If you come to the practice of yoga looking only for pleasure, yoga will eventually disappoint you. Sooner or later, you’ll get bored with the practice or you will experience pain or discomfort in a posture you previously found fun. The basic lesson of this centuries-old science of self-exploration is that if you heed the… [read more]

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Have Faith and Jump Through

The mystery of lifting your body off the ground in the yoga practice is both seductive and elusive. When you can hold your body weight off the ground in powerful arm balances your confidence increases. But when you cannot find the way towards strength you hit a wall that feels insurmountable every time you practice. Rather than… [read more]

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ASHTANGA YOGA IN MOTION

Kino MacGregor maintains that she never was an athlete – no dance classes or soccer teams or tennis matches in her past. If you browse through this striking gallery of photographs taken by Rene Merino, however, you might beg to differ. Kino’s discipline of choice is ashtanga yoga, a kind of mind/body pursuit that takes a… [read more]

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Flatten Your Back Like a Tortoise: Kurmasana

Kurmasana The Ashtanga Yoga Primary Series is a demanding full body cleanse that takes a little over 90 minutes to fully practice. Halfway through the series is a challenging posture that many students get stuck at for years called Kurmasana position. Kurmasana means tortoise posture and in order to get fully into the posture you have learn how to… [read more]

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Book Release Launch Party

June 15, 2013 Book Release Launch Party 6- 8 PM Meditation, Talk and Book Signing Bring a copy of the book to get in OR buy it at The Standard and get two FREE Space passes for use anytime. The Standard Miami 40 Island Ave  Miami Beach, FL 33139 305-673-1717 http://standardhotels.com/spa-miami-beach Click HERE to view more… [read more]

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Twisting for Beginners

Twisting postures cleanse the body from the inside out. By building both the strength and flexibility to twist your torso all the inner organs get to be more limber. Flexible organs are healthy organs that function at their best capacity. Part of the powerful detoxification that happens in yoga is through twisting. For beginners to the… [read more]

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Discover the Power of the Present Moment in Yoga

On the long and winding road of self-awakening, the realization of how remarkably far you have come is an epiphany moment that fills your heart with hope. It is often immediately followed by the depressing realization of how heartbreakingly far there is yet to go. This is not the moment to quit, but to take… [read more]

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Book Signing Events

Click HERE to preorder the book : The Power of Ashtanga Yoga   June 8, 2013 Chicago Moksha Yoga Master Teacher Round Table and Book Signing Click Here for more information.   June 15, 2013 Book Release Launch party 6 – 8 pm Meditation, Talk and Book Signing Bring a copy of the book to… [read more]

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The Brainwashing ‘Cult’ of Meditation

Article source: Huffington Post CLICK HERE   Not everyone loves meditation, but most people generally see the benefit of quieting the mind. I was surprised when a yoga student in a workshop I was leading told me very passionately that she thought meditation was part of a brainwashing cult. As she launched into a tirade… [read more]

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