Tag Archives: grounded

Tutorial: teaching an old (downward) dog new tricks

Teachers can get stuck in how they explain yoga postures and students can get stuck in patterns of holding. Yoga is like learning a new language (uhh, sometimes it is… sanskrit!) and it make take years to translate from mind to body. Teachers have the opportunity to examine how they are using language and presenting postures… it’s up to them… Read more »

staying grounded

during a yoga class you often (too often?) hear the word “grounded“… but what does it really mean? literally, “grounded” refers to our body making connection with the earth; whether it be the 3-points of our feet (baby toe mound, big toe mound and heel), planting the base of our thumb and index finger in an arm balancing posture, or… Read more »