Author's posts

Supta Padangusthasana

  is Sanskrit for (loosely translated) “supine finger-to-toe pose”.¬† Here I am practicing it without props, but often we practice it with a strap that acts as an arm extender so we can keep the elbow alongside the body. Allowing the upper arm to ground¬†facilitates a broad and relaxed upper body. Supta Padangusthasana is wonderful …

Continue reading

So what can Yoga Therapy do for me, anyway?

A trained yoga therapist collaborates with clients by seeing through the lens, and using the tools, of yoga to generate, stimulate, and maintain in them the best possible state of physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual well-being.   So, enlisting the services of a yoga therapist is markedly different from participating in a roughly-streamed (eg., beginner, …

Continue reading

Some Thoughts on the Conundrum of Getting to Yogic Self-Practice

A seemingly universal refrain among yoga enthusiasts is that they miss their usual class when it is interrupted for some reason and they find it difficult to practice on their own what they have learned between formal classes lead by others. This complaint tends to apply to novice and experienced yogis alike. A notable exception …

Continue reading