Is Yoga Contagious?

During January, 2012, one of our most versatile teachers Pam Blair, is offering a 4-week workshops series entitled Back to Basics. This series explores the fundamentals of yoga in a way that empower beginners to move into a regular yoga practice with confidence. More experienced students will also benefit from the series, by taking the chance to review the basics of breathing, posture, and movement. You may even find Pam's enthusiasm for yoga contagious! Pam shares this story of her … [Read more...]

Should I Stay or Should I Go Now?

Not too long ago, a student asked me if there was a specific amount of time that one should stay in a pose in order to get the most out of it. Voicing a common concern many people have as they begin to explore or deepen their yoga practice, she wrote: "Is it better to do a pose a numerous times for greater benefit, and hold it for an extended period of time, or should I do a wide variety of different poses in any given practice session?" My answer was simple: "Yes. And yes! Both ways of … [Read more...]

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