Benefits of Yoga Poses Workshop. Saturday, Jan 7, 2017.

Do you know how many yoga poses are available to us? 26? 50? Maybe 100’s? Legend claims that we have 84 million yoga poses! Many of these are unknown to us today, but there are still several thousands that have been documented for us over the centuries. Have you ever wondered what the benefits of these yoga poses are? The physical … Read More

Difference between Hatha and Vinyasa forms of yoga

hatha and vinyasa yoga

In one of my recent Yoga Teacher Training classes, we were discussing the differences between Hatha and Vinyasa styles of yoga. Coming from a background of education and practice in both styles, I incorporate methods from each practice into my class and personal sequencing. My Western students seem to be most familiar with vinyasa styles of yoga, generally giving it … Read More

Trikonasana: What a simple triangle can do for your body and mind

trikonasana aham yoga

‘Utthita’ = extended, outstretched, ‘tri’ = three; ‘kona’ = angle, ‘asana’ = pose Benefits Stretches the muscles of the leg, especially around the knees and ankles Stretches the hamstrings and calves Relieves stiffness in the hips and stretches the groins Lengthens the sides of the trunk Strengthens and tones the arms Relieves shoulder stiffness Good for those who suffer from … Read More