Yoga Blog


On Second Chances

I returned to the National Gallery this weekend for another museum meditation. I wanted to sit with a piece, grounded in my body and breath, and see where it took me. I had previously stuck with the safe terrain of flowers, but thought I’d look at some of the religious […]


Ep. 70 – Keep on Keeping On Flow

This flow is all about commitment and sticking with it as the heat cranks up. We’ll go through a relatively straight forward progression of warm up, sun salutations, standing poses and arm balances, backbends, and winding down. We’ll build complications (like binds and bakasana and eka pada koundinyasana II) as […]


On the Art of Meditation 2

Art and Meditation Art and meditation and how they intersect have been interesting me more and more. I was recently inspired by Shannon Stephens‘s Yoga Journal article 12 Steps to Turn an Art Museum Visit into a Mindful Meditation and I thought I’d give her lesson of using artwork as a […]


Ep. 69 – Slow, Strong, & Steady Flow

This is a slow, strong, and steady flow practice where we really enjoy an unhurried pace and the ability to feel and experience deeply. We will luxuriate through a slowed down series of sun salutations, deepen into standing postures, and play with some arm balances including bakasana and eka pada […]


Ep. 68 – Creativity Reset

Here’s a practice to help you tune into your senses, experience the world, and be ready to express yourself creatively. We’ll begin breathing and listening, move through a slow and focused sun salutation, see the world upside down, and experience the world within. All the while, we’ll make sure we […]


Ep. 67 – Heartspace Flow

By physically opening the front and back of yoga heart region, we will explore the possibility of metaphorically opening up ourselves to be more compassionate to ourselves and others. Expect lots of upper body opening, backbends, and flow to get us in the mood. (All Levels/62 Minutes) Donate a small […]


Ep. 66 – Neck Quick Fix

Here’s some yoga for your neck. Quick and easy. We’ll go through a few stretches and releases for the upper back and neck to alleviate some of the pain that comes from our modern posture and forward head position.  Remember, be gentle! (Gentle/8 Minutes) Donate a small amount to help […]


Yoga Teaching Tips for an Authentic Voice

Discover your authentic yoga teaching voice By Sarah Scharf   Holding space authentically requires strong and receptive presence. Sarah Scharf offers us yoga teachers these great tips to hold space in the yoga classroom authentically and sustainably as a professional yoga teacher running around town. Here are some concrete tools from Sarah […]


On Music and Magic

Seeking Silence A bit of a confession: I’ve been spending a bit more time playing piano then anything else lately. Why does this feel like a confession that I have to whisper? I’ve been stirring this around in my head and been facing all sorts of guilt cycles and queries […]


Ep. 65 – Sideways Flow

This flow emphasises side stretch and backbends through postures including reverse warrior, side plank, wild thing, and half camel pose. This class is strong while still deeply felt and expressive. Oh yeah, you’ll get some forearm balance practice as well. While we feel these postures we’ll learn to feel into […]