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The Meaning of Home The meaning of home often seems like an abstract concept. During this recent pandemic we discovered that home literally meant the physical building we all live in. The bricks and mortar, our property. For some, lucky enough, this same building “felt like home”:– A place where they were safe and soundContinue reading “Home”

The Importance of Yoga in the Classroom

I have worked in schools for the last 4 years. It is fun but at the same time it can be frustrating, because the time that is allocated for activity and yoga is significantly less than it should be.Fun and play is the way children learn. When the kids play they are fearless, they tryContinue reading “The Importance of Yoga in the Classroom”

The Spirit of Community in Chair Based Yoga

As a yoga teacher going from place to place to teach yoga classes I find it very satisfying to connect with other before and after a class.I get great gratification also from people completely relaxing or letting go in my classes.The best part though is when the students connect with each other; like Beth andContinue reading “The Spirit of Community in Chair Based Yoga”

YOGA FOR RESILIENCE

6 ways yoga helps build resilience and manage chronic illness The definition of resilience is the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties. Some people may be naturally resilient to blows that life serves them and some not so much, but resilience is the secret to dealing with chronic illness. Many chronic conditions are not alwaysContinue reading “YOGA FOR RESILIENCE”

METHODOLOGY OF ADAPTATION

… in chair based yoga I am quite passionate about adaptation in yoga, because adapted yoga has so much potential in offering comfort and peace and be another form of physical therapy. Before adapting poses though, it is important to know who our students are.In chair based yoga students usually come with certain imbalances suchContinue reading “METHODOLOGY OF ADAPTATION”