Workshop Wednesday- Poses and Sequences

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Butterfly- My Favorite Pose

Butterfly- My Favorite Pose

Yes, this pose is traditionally called Baddha Konasana or Cobbler’s Pose.  In a traditional class, the aim is to pull yourself forward and open your hips.  However, in a more Yin style it is called Butterfly.  In this variation the heels are further away from the hips and there is surrender rather than forcefulness.  This […]

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Same, Better, Worse?

Same, Better, Worse?

This is a question we ask our students after giving an adjustment or alternative pose in class- same, better, worse?  I started thinking about this and how important this question is in all yoga practices.  Does your yoga help you to be the same, better or worse?  With any luck, your yoga practice should help […]

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