Yoga Studio Etiquette

As a student of yoga, either new or returning, it can be a bit daunting and embarrassing the first time you mistakenly breach etiquette in your favorite yoga class. There is rarely a formal introduction for new students, and sometimes we think we’ve got it right...
Seeing Our Own True Nature

Seeing Our Own True Nature

We have been talking a lot about happiness and ease (sukha) and dissatisfaction (dukkha) lately in class— how we tend to bring opinions and ideas to poses and our practice from the past. We tend to move into a posture with the past in mind. We might think, “I...
The Art of Balance

The Art of Balance

We’ve all heard we need balance in our lives. In yoga we cultivate physical balance with tree pose and handstands. Eating a balanced diet will keep you healthy. Postural balance will keep you aligned. Hormonal balance will keep you happy and work-life balance will...