Monthly Archives: April 2015

Beginner Yoga Class: Introductory Notes

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Why practice yoga?

We come into a world of endless possibilities like instruments without instructions. Our mechanisms are so advanced that it takes years to know how to implement them and a lifetime to refine them. Yoga is the instruction.

In yoga we begin with the body to organize ourselves physically, mentally and emotionally. The first task is to get to know ourselves.

The body is the material we start with. It is touchable and concrete and we can identify with it. This is where we have the maximum opportunity for self examination.

The modern system of yoga is described in a text written about 18 centuries ago. It’s known as the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. In the simplest explanation it is a guide to self inquiry that results in liberation from distractions and a sense of freedom from the tedium of a restless mind. It is entirely self serving…

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Rope It Up!

Make something old new again with the yoga ropes wall.

Stimulate your practice with some good old fashioned leverage!  Learn how to access stagnant muscles groups, truly traction the spine and invert safely.  It’s an experience that you can carry with you for a lifetime.

Take classes individually for $40 or buy all 5 for $175 – a $25 savings!

Register. First class meets THIS Saturday, April 18th at 12:00-2:30pm.
Hope to see you there!

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Everyone needs a special tool in their yoga practice to shape, form and refine their postures. I feel like the bolsters I lovingly hand roll will accelerate your learning, feeling and growing. I am biased, of course, but I crafted this sequence myself, so I know it works in my body.

Check out my guest blog post on YogaVibes with detailed instructions for ways to boost your dynamic practice with a bolster.

While you’re there, try my Bolster Your Confidence online class.

YogaVibes Guest Blog Post by Jennifer Beyt Coffin

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