Decoding Yoga Sutra 1.12
Sutra 1.12 introduces two essential elements of yogic philosophy: effort and non-attachment. When practiced together, they can serve as a spiritual and practical roadmap for navigating almost every aspect of life with greater equanimity.
READ: Decoding Yoga Sutra 1.12: Embrace the Value of Practice and Non-Attachment
Sequence to Build a Safe Vinyasa Practice
Secure the foundation for a safe vinyasa practice with this thoughtful, challenging sequence from Natasha Rizopoulos.
READ: Sequence to Build a Safe Vinyasa Practice
YOGAPEDIA: A Yogi’s Guide to Evaluating Teacher Training Programs
Natasha Rizopoulos recommends carefully examining YTT program curriculums before signing up. Here, some parameters to use.
READ: A Yogi’s Guide to Evaluating Teacher Training Programs
YOGAPEDIA: Chaturanga Dandasana
Natasha shares her instructions to achieve this foundational pose.
Read: 7 Steps To MasterChaturanga Dandasana
Master Class: Flight Club
Move forward with balance and skill to fly fearlessly in Eka Pada Galavasana.
Read: Master Class: Flight Club (Yoga Journal – June 2011)
Master Class: Paradise Found
Find the balance of strength and flexibility that’s right for you and you’ll blossom into Bird of Paradise.
Read: Master Class: Bird of Paradise (Yoga Journal – February 2011)
Master Class: Hot Wheel
The intensity of full Wheel Pose (Urdhva Dhanurasana) offers an ideal opportunity to cultivate steadiness, under any circumstances.
Read: Master Class: Hot Wheel (Yoga Journal – September 2010)
Basics: Up in Arms
Prepare for inversions by strengthening your arms and core in Dolphin Pose.
Read: Basics: Up in Arms (Yoga Journal – February 2009)
Basics: Bridge Party
Build a Bridge and enjoy the many opening and strengthening benefits this pose offers (Setu Bandha Sarvangasana | Bridge Pose).
Read: Basics: Bridge Party (Yoga Journal – December 2008)
Basics: Double Your Fun
Enjoy the benefits of forward bending and backbending in this standing pose (Parsvottanasana | Intense Side Stretch)
Read: Basics: Double the Fun (Yoga Journal – September 2008).
Basics: Open Your Heart
Stabilize your lower back in Up Dog (Urdhva Mukha Svanasana) to create an even arc along your whole spine.
Read: Basics: Open Your Heart (Yoga Journal – October 2008)
Basics: Extend and Bend
Keep your spine long as you fold into this calming forward bend (Upavistha Konasana | Wide-Angle Seated Forward Bend).
Read: Basics: Extend and Bend (Yoga Journal – September 2008)
Basics: Unwind Your Spine
Set up a stable foundation to get the most from this standing twist (Parivrtta Trikonasana | Revolved Triangle Pose).
Read: Basics: Unwind your Spine (Yoga Journal – August 2008)
Basics: Get Hip
Learn proper alignment in Pigeon Pose (Eka Pada Rajakapotasana) and enjoy a safe and sweet hip opener.
Read: Basics: Get Hip (Yoga Journal – June 2008)
Basics: The Low Down
Learn to hover with grace in this character-building pose (Chaturanga Dandasana | Four-Limbed Staff Pose).
Read: Basics: The Low Down (Yoga Journal – May 2008)
Basics: Teacher’s Pet
Master this favorite pose (Adho Mukha Svasana | Downward-Facing Dog) and feel all that yoga has to offer.
Read: Basics: Teacher’s Pet (Yoga Journal – March 2008)
Home Practice: Take Flight
Take a new approach to Bakasana (Crane Pose) and get yourself airborne with ease.
Read: Home Practice: Take Flight (Yoga Journal – April 2007)