May My Heart Be Movable

The Stretch 3 | Month 1, Week 2 Your Attuned Movement for the Week   Pose How-To Check out pages 162-163 in my book for all the details on this pose. You can work with this pose on its own … Keep Reading

May I Root into My Heart

The Stretch 3 | Month 1, Week 1 Your Attuned Movement for the Week   Pose How-To Check out pages 164-167 in my book for all the details on this pose. Try the pose on its own or as part … Keep Reading

Opening to Life

The Stretch 2 | Month 3, Week 4 Exploration this week: Isvarapranidhana (embodying your ideals) This concept is the final of the niyamas (which is the second part of the eight limbs of yoga, a framework of sorts for yoga). … Keep Reading

Steadiness, Sweetness & the In-Between

The Stretch 2 | Month 3, Week 3 Exploration this week: Yoga Sutra 2.46 — The posture should be steady and sweet. How many times have you found yourself straight up struggling in a yoga pose? I mean, I never … Keep Reading

Finding Your Own Version of Balance

The Stretch 2 | Month 3, Week 1 Exploration this week: Yoga Sutra 2.33 — When presented with disquieting thoughts or feelings, cultivate an opposite, elevated attitude Since balance is basically the opposite of my default position in life, I … Keep Reading

Figuring Out What to Do in a Pose — and Why

The Stretch 2 | Month 2, Week 4 Exploration this week: Viveka (discernment) One of the things I come back to time and again anytime I lead teacher training is the idea of “if/then.” I believe that teachers can create … Keep Reading

Bringing Your Yoga to Everyday Life

The Stretch 2 | Month 2, Week 3 Exploration this week: Yoga Sutra 2.1 — Transformation, inner exploration, and embodying your ideals are yoga in the form of action. I’m obsessed with the idea of yoga off the mat. I … Keep Reading

Letting Yourself Know What You Know

The Stretch 2 | Month 2, Week 2 Exploration this week: Svadhyaya (self-study, inner exploration) If you’ve been around here a while, you might have heard me talking the past couple years about how I’ve intentionally slowed my life down … Keep Reading

Getting to Know Your Own Light

The Stretch 2 | Month 2, Week 1 Exploration this week: Yoga Sutra 1.3 — Then the seer abides in its own nature Do you know what your true nature is, your inner light? I used to think my true … Keep Reading