Category Archives: yoga

Mi Casa Es Sukhasana- How to Build a Home Practice.

A student recently told me this great ‘yoga story.’ She was in Scott Hobbs class, and she overheard someone mention that it had been awhile since he had practiced yoga. The brilliant Scott Hobbs said “Have you been somewhere without a floor?” Yes, you can practice yoga on your own; you don’t always need a teacher [...]

i think i have a crush on Triangle Pose: confessions of a yoga teacher.

i think i have a crush on Triangle Pose… We’ve been hanging out a lot recently. i like how Trikonasana makes me feel. i admit, i think about Triangle pose while i’m in other poses… and i dream about spending long sunny afternoons together. i just want to set my mat as close as possible [...]

Tuning the instrument.

Love this: when i teach, i usually lead one OM at the beginning of class, and one OM at the end. Yesterday in my afternoon class, the first OM sounded dis-chordinant. (Guy in the front row: woah, too loud, the whole class was not on pitch, or together at all… As a whole, they were [...]

Wise words from Donna Farhi

“Over two decades of teaching I have witnessed again and again the power that Yoga has to shift seemingly intransigent negative patterns to awaken the body, mind and heart to other possibilities. No matter who we are or how long we have been entrenched in self-defeating behaviors, through daily Yoga practice we can become present [...]