Twice a month we get the perfect chance as teachers to inspire in our students an appreciation for the introspective side of their nature. The days of the full and new moons are great opportunities to draw attention to our feminine side and give permission to honor it. These are some of my favorite times […]
Here’s an idea you can build on…plan your class with three types of poses in mind: forward folds, backbends and twists. Folds, backbends and twists are complimentary—your body will begin to crave them as you move through class. Basically you’ll follow the pattern Rupali suggests in this Vinyasa Short on Folds/Backbends/Twists. She shows three repetitions […]
This final installment covers the little-known concept of karmic pushback when engaging in deeper practices such as Gāyatrī Mantra. It presents perhaps one of the most important (and interesting!) concepts in spiritual endeavors. Further reading…
Here you’ll learn how to construct an effective 40-day mantra practice of your own. This can be applied to any mantra of your choosing. It’s clear to us that yoga practitioners throughout the world are hungry for deeper practices that will carry them down the road towards the goal of quieting the mind and seeing […]
This installment covers the power of Gāyatrī Mantra, including all the benefits and gifts of this beautiful mantra. You’ll learn about the four progressive levels of mantra and why mantra is considered such a powerful practice for creating change and burning samskaras.