yoga seeds #25 – A home practice – 2/ What do I do?

There are many approaches to building a sequence, so the question is very legitimate! If you're regularly attending someone's class, your body has very probably already internalized some of their sequences. A possible approach is to just let your body lead you. It is likely that it remembers more than your mind. That's how I…Read more yoga seeds #25 – A home practice – 2/ What do I do?

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yoga seeds #14 – Special and subtle: the breath

The most basic pranayama practice is observing the breath. "Basic", as opposed to "simple", because it's the basis upon which we can develop other practices and also because observing the breath is no simple matter. For one thing, as soon as we turn our attention to it, the breath tends to change. The first challenge…Read more yoga seeds #14 – Special and subtle: the breath

yoga seeds #6 – Shoulderstand and plow pose: giving space to the breath

The breath adapts to the different positions of the body, but if it we feel like we can't breathe, then we need to back off. If shoulderstand (sarvangasana) and plow pose (halasana) feel difficult to breathe in, that's no surprise. As in any inversion, the weight of the abdominal content is resting on the diaphragm,…Read more yoga seeds #6 – Shoulderstand and plow pose: giving space to the breath