Yoga for Tight Hips

Yoga for Tight Hips

  I’ve been a yoga teacher for many years and one of the most common complaints for students is tight hips. I totally understand the pain! My hips have always been the place in my body that gives me the most pushback when it comes to asana. I also understand...
What are Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras?

What are Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras?

In the yoga teacher trainings that I lead, I require students to read “Four Chapters on Freedom”, by Swami Satyananda Saraswati, which is a translation of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali which is a sacred, ancient text that outlines the eight limbs of yoga...
Aid in Your Body’s Ability to Heal

Aid in Your Body’s Ability to Heal

I don’t know about you but I highly believe in our body’s ability to heal. Though this process can only happen when: You BELIEVE ITYou give your body the REST it needs to do the work So how do you start believing it? Start visualizing it for one! The...
Grumpy Hamstrings Got Ya Down?

Grumpy Hamstrings Got Ya Down?

I have helped many students find relief from “grumpy” hamstrings and low back issues by focusing on forward folds with gently bent knees. Most of the time, the tightness isn’t in the hamstring itself but in the fascia that surrounds all the muscles....