conversational yoga { also: why you need a yoga buddy }

- - Lifestyle
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I crack up when I start talking about yoga to people who don’t know much about it (you know, the non-initiated). Instead of getting on my soapbox, I get on my yoga block. I get so gosh darned excited about yogaandmypracticeandmyteachertrainingandeverything (!!!) that I can talk all day. There’s so...

Are you a Yoga Pusher or a Yoga Sensualist?

- - Personality + Quizzes
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A yogic pusher, that is. So maybe alert the yo po? The yolice? Er … on to the point. Yoga Pushers + Yoga Sensualists Joel Kramer (in Yoga as Self-Transformation) opened my eyes further to the fact that I fall into the category of what he calls “Pushers.” He believes...

{ life’s parachutes } yoga + the diaphragm

- - Guides + How To
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  This past weekend I was steeped like a little yogi teabag in an anatomy intensive (part of Teacher Training). They really weren’t playing when they devised that title — anatomy is intense. Made altogether more intense by the fact that I was sitting next to a lady with gallons...

{ Katharine Hepburn } Zen Yogini

- - Inspiration
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“I never lose sight of the fact that just being is fun.” – Katharine Hepburn I have always loved Katharine Hepburn ever since first seeing her in Bringing Up Baby. She was an intellectual, a pioneer, a lady’s lady, fierce, outspoken, and unconventional. Although I’m not certain she practiced yoga,...

{ shut yo mouth } talkin’ bout chanting

- - Inspiration
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“My name is Lo and I am not a chanter.” There, I said it. It’s now out in the open. Chanting seems to be growing and expanding in popularity, not in the pop cultural sense, but in the yogic community. More and more of the classes I’m attending and teachers...