Asana & Pranayama: Activating your Awesomeness

  Find a practice that lets you be still (not necessarily literally; read on). This might be yoga, or it might not. It might be meditation. It might be rollerblading on the beach. It might be taking out a canvas and paints and going at it. It might be dancing around your living room, or meeting friends […]

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Asana & Pranayama: Harnessing Imagination

What I love most of all when I need to access and hold onto something deeper is a rockin’, heartfelt flow practice with a great soundtrack. So. Listen to Iron & Wine’s Walking Far from Home. I suggest cranking it as loud as you like without irritating your neighbors or your nervous system, and then flow through […]

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Asana & Pranayama: The Critical Phase

Asanas for Getting Feedback  Backbends. Backbends backbends backbends. The best possible way to receive feedback is to be open to it…which means chipping away at that protective covering we’ve spent our whole lives building over our hearts. So. Backbends. Do one right now. Yep. Sit up straight in your chair or on your couch or wherever […]

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Asana & Pranayama: Out of Your Mind (and onto the page)

Nothing gets me out of my mind better than a sweaty, intense practice. One of my fave songs for rockin’ out the asana is Price Tag, by Jessie J ft. B.o.B. (pictured above).  Click on their happy arm-in-arm photo to listen. Turn up the heat, crank the music and go to it with the suggested 30-45 minute […]

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Asana & Pranayama: Being Brilliant

This is a hard one, because all asanas lead us toward being authentic and brilliant. But for the specific purpose of letting yourself be who you most truly are, here are my faves:1. Supported back bend/ heart opener. Anything that opens the chest area is fabulous for getting in touch with the heart center. You can […]

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Asana & Pranayama: Outsmarting Procrastination

Asanas for Getting Started Yes, that IS Peter Gabriel in the image above. Why, you ask? Because asanas for getting started are all about turning yourself upside down and rewiring the mind, and, in the above video, Peter Gabriel does just that. If you feel stuck and need a little momentum, one of the best […]

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