Guest Feature: What Makes a Quality Yoga Teacher Training?

Gillian completed the 2013 Teacher Training Program that I directed for a number of years. In addition to being responsible for the syllabus, I taught a significant number of hours covering topics of asana, deconstruction and analysis; teaching skills and an intro to hands-on-adjusting. Gillian stood out as being authentic with a fairly clear concept … Read more Guest Feature: What Makes a Quality Yoga Teacher Training? »

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Introducing Mary Bond

With my 20 years of yoga practice and 18 years of teaching, the strengthening aspect of yoga has always been of interest to me. I came across Mary’s work through one of my courses and admired her approach to health and balance, read more …

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Introducing: 65plusStrong

Introducing 65plusStrong. Profiling people 65+ years that are animated, sparkle with life and that have maintained their fitness level in their own unique way.
First one introduces Kay Yardley – a role for those of all ages!

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The Strength Series – Summary

The Strength Series

The Strength Series follows Christine on her journey to improve her strength, her yoga, and her overall lifestyle.

Her story covers her discovery that only yoga wasn’t making her strong in the right places and her journey through what she’s learned and continues to learn. Her mantra, you can be too flexible but not too strong is the basis of her exploration. Especially so as one ages so follow along as she opens up and talks about where this new path focused on strength is taking her.

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Too Flexible

The Dangers of Hypermobility

When I was new to yoga and super stiff from 20 years of only running, I would be so envious of those that effortlessly stretched forward, back, around and wide into pretzel shapes. It took me time to appreciate the benefits of being tight and now I constantly tell those that like to berate themselves for being tight to be proud!

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Jumping - Strength Series

I always thought that if I continued to practice I would get stronger and be able to ‘float’ forward and back through my vinyasas. I sure gave it a good try with about 18 solid years of effort and numerous workshops where I thought I would discover the secret.

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