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The practice of returning home

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In returning to my home studio after a week away, I am reminded that as part of my yoga and meditation, I love the ritual of returning to my mat and placing props and inspiration in a special way to support my practice.  Though after having traveled to visit my brother this past weekend, I was reminded of another aspect — part of living in alignment with my practice off the mat, yoga goes with […]

Exploring the breath —

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“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

30 sun salutations for my 30th birthday 

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According to yoga philosophy, it is auspicious to complete as many rounds of sun salutations on your birthday as many times as you have traveled around the sun. Here are the variations I chose for my practice this morning. 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 […]