“Inhalation engulfs the whole body, expanding from center to periphery. During exhalation, the tide recedes drawing back toward center. The in-breath is a movement toward the peripheral consciousness; the out-breath moves into the core of consciousness.” – B.K.S. Iyengar, Light on Life Exploring the flow of the breath in this week’s classes @ Eka Yoga • Thursday @ 4:30pm • Saturday @ 8am • Saturday @ 4pm
variations on sun salutations: ✔️1/2 sun salutation a: mountain • upward salute • forward fold • 1/2 lift • forward fold • upward salute • mountain = focus on neutral spine ✔️ sun salutation a with cow + cat vinyasa: 1/2 sun salutation • step back to table top • cow + cat • +/- downward dog • forward fold • 1/2 lift • forward fold • upward salute • mountain = minimizes weight […]
Meditating with the waves this morning. Each breath is different — attuned with the present moment. As breath enters the body, diaphragm descends, the belly inflates, the ribcage expands, the heart lifts. As breath is released, everything recoils back toward center. A reaching toward & drawing back, mirroring the waves on the shore.
I am teaching one more class at Eka Yoga before heading out of town for a few days to celebrate the big 3️⃣0️⃣! Vata Pacifying Hatha • Thursday @ 4:30pm When Vata energy is deficient in the physical body, mind, and spirit, symptoms such as joint stiffness, reduced circulation, rigid thought processes, or depression can arise. Restore a sense of flow in the mind + body through a warming and soothing practice. PS Thank you to […]