July 3, 2017

For my last asana homework assignment, I chose to explore Warrior III, also called Virabhadrasana III, or “Airplane Pose.” Once again, I am practicing a balance pose since these are poses I am weaker in. This asana is excellent for stretching the hamstrings, gastrocnem...

June 2, 2017

     Since balance poses are not where I feel confident, I decided to explore one for my 6th assignment. Half Moon, also called “Ardha Chandrasana,” is an extended full body balance yoga pose. It strengthens the thighs, ankles, abdomen, and gluts as well as opens the c...

April 13, 2017

How can we "use" a stone?

How does this nonliving object help me?

All things within existence have a frequency.

Gemstones, crystals, and other rocks have different vibrations that have healing qualities for those within it's field.

By wearing gemstones, or having them in y...

April 1, 2017

April Fools day. 

A day we find the jokester in us and prank our friend's and loved ones.

This year I'm looking at April 1st as something different than a dreadful 24 hours of being on keen alert to protect myself from being "fooled."

Instead, I'm embracing the archetype.

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March 31, 2017

March 16, 2017

The third Asana I chose to explore for Yoga Teacher Training is King Dancer Pose. All balance poses are difficult for me, so I decided to begin my exploration with this graceful asana. Natarajasana is Sanskrit for “Lord of the Dance” or “King Dancer.” It...

February 5, 2017

I began Yoga Teacher Training this January 2017 at Asheville Community Yoga. Our first homework assignment was to choose a difficult asana to practice and meditate on. I had chosen Rabbit Pose. This challenging position has not been a popular position I have encountere...

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