Love your body and hug it all the way to the pose

The more you observe and attend to your body’s calling while you practice, the greater the chances of your body responding to your call to move and bend. You will encounter times where you will feel your body just cannot do a certain pose. It is at these times that...

Understanding pain and working patiently with it

Advanced poses require a lot of strength, flexibility and balance. You experience pain as your body stretches, twists, turns and struggles at times to get to the desired pose. When you experience pain, stay there and flow your consciousness to the areas of pain. As...

Yoga is all about practice, and little else!

I get this question among the first of many questions from students, friends, prospective students and yet-to-be friends - "Can yoga heal my situation?" "Can yoga help me lose weight?" "Can yoga help my high blood pressure / diabetes / thyroid problems?" It is...