Category Archive: Virtual Workshop

Building Strong, Stable Shoulders Through Yoga

When I injured my neck in 2005 I learned that healthy, strong shoulders are intimately tied with neck alignment. After a slipped disc at C6-7 sent me to the doctors, I opted for using my… Continue reading

Refine Your Triangle Pose (And Deepen Your Yoga Practice) With These Four Tips

Triangle pose stretches the legs, reduces pain in the low back, removes stiffness in the hips, opens the chest and lungs, and builds strength and freedom in the neck. These amazing benefits should be enough… Continue reading

Creating A Healthy, Stress-Free Neck

In 2004 I was diagnosed with a slipped disc in my neck. Though there was an acute incident — I was hit in the head with a surfboard — I was prone to the… Continue reading

Keeping Balanced Through Yoga

When the mind wanders, one of the first things to go is balance. Regardless if it relates to standing on one leg in a yoga pose, or that you just inhaled a bag of… Continue reading

How to Calm Emotional Over-Sensitivity With Yoga

Emotion is a good thing. Being able to feel allows us the capacity to enjoy love and beauty, to feel compassion and to connect with others. But too much emotion can be like trying to… Continue reading

Yoga & The Psoas-Stress Connection

Learning to cope with stress is key to building resilience. Like a sore muscle after it’s been worked, we become stronger after challenge. But too much stress has a negative effect on mind and… Continue reading

Yoga For Traveling

Summer is high-travel season. All the sitting in cramped seats, the stress of making connections and going through TSA, and the less-than-ideal food choices can really do a number on us. Extra waiting in… Continue reading

How to Safely Deepen Backbends

There’s a core concept to deepening any yoga posture: honesty. Yoga is about your relationship with yourself, and to go deeper in any pose requires you uphold that relationship with integrity. Regardless of… Continue reading

How To Free Your Low Back & SI Joint With Leg Alignment in Yoga

Building yoga poses from the ground up is not only a logical and linear way to approach them, it also sets a stable foundation on which the entire body sits. In part one of… Continue reading

Cultivating Joy & Finding Your Way: A Heart-Opening Practice For Advanced Beginners & Up

It’s important to periodically check in with where you are in life, to see if you’re on track with where you want to be, and to recognize when or where you’re out of alignment. This… Continue reading