Categories for Practice

Light on Yin

February 28, 2010 / Announcements

When I was asked to write a blog about Yin yoga, I wanted more than anything to shed some light on this lovely practice.  I could probably write several pages on the what, how, and why of Yin yoga, however writing a book is very different than writing a blog!  The intention for this blog… Read More

I Heart Yoga! How Yoga Benefits Your Heart

February 16, 2010 / Announcements

If you’ve been to a class at IPY, you’ve invariably heard the instruction, “lead with the heart, lift the heart, open the heart.” Why do we say these things so much? The answer is simple, the reasons are many. It’s just good for your heart to do so. When you practice yoga, a number of… Read More

Renew Your Practice for Fall

September 8, 2009 / Announcements

Contemplate your the intention behind your practice to deepen and renew your relationship with yoga.

(Weak) Ankles Away?

July 13, 2009 / Announcements

Tanya passes on a link to an article about fixing bad ankles.

May Vinyasa Workshop and Special Classes with Ursula

May 18, 2009 / Announcements

Ursula is teaching a workshop at Little River Yoga on May 31 and classes at the Ashtanga Yoga Center on May 20, 27 and 31.

Yoga as a Remedy

April 3, 2009 / Announcements

Practicing yoga with a physical issue requires students to be educated and mindful.

what and when to eat; practice and food

March 12, 2009 / Announcements

what and when to eat around your yoga practice varies from a person to person. i share recommendations from my experience.

Yoga and Your Core

March 1, 2009 / Announcements

An overview of the core and how to strengthen it with half plank and curl-ups. A simple core sequences is included.

yoga – teaching an eastern discipline in the western world

February 25, 2009 / Announcements

western yoga classes tend to focus on the physical aspects of the practice. is it appropriate or necessary for classes to incorporate the philosophy of yoga? each teacher must decide on the appropriate mix of philosophy and asana.


February 15, 2009 / Announcements

Allowing yourself time to achieve mastery provides the liberty to enjoy the deeper aspects of the practice itself.