What if we considered breathing to be a problem? Just for fun, let’s play it out. We would celebrate those at the top of their inhales, holding their breath. Five seconds into it, the breath holders might be teaching workshops … Continue reading
Hi friends, As you may be aware, I began a “written word” section — i.e. a blog — on the page for my podcast, The Body Awake. As of this writing, all future posts will be only on there. So … Continue reading
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As “yoga” and “stretching” are often used synonymously, let’s consider what’s happening in a yoga asana* beyond tissue lengthening, i.e. stretching. 💧 COMPRESSION: as one tissue group lengthens, there’s a corresponding compression, usually on the opposite side of the lengthening. … Continue reading
Is alignment important or not? Here’s a 60-sec body-thought experiment to illustrate a proposition: it’s really not about the fist; it’s about the clenching. They’re just so often one and the same, it’s easy to mistake the finger pointing to … Continue reading
Imagine you’re looking at a spectrum, a line representing two extremes. On one end, you have complete austerity, whatever that means to you. On the other, you have complete indulgence. Or, perhaps, on one end you have deeply blissful highs, … Continue reading