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When yoga meets science, magic happens. Tips, tutorials and articles to understand how your body is designed to move and explore ways to integrate it into your yoga practice- no matter what style of yoga you practice.

Cross body patterning (video)

The human body is designed to move in spirals and diagonal patterns. Which means movements that combine all three planes of motion -transverse, saggital & frontal- have huge benefits on ...

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My Yoga Existential Crisis (or how I became the teacher I wanted to be)

I had started practicing yoga in 1999 in community halls and basements. And when I started teaching in 2003, yoga teachers were not celebrities (at least not that many of ...

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Psoas leg swing (video)

For years, this has been my go-to movement after long car rides, long periods of sitting, or anytime my hips and psoas feel a little sticky or tight.

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Pain-free pigeon pose (video)

Pigeon pose is one of those yoga poses that some people absolutely love and for others, find it hard on their knees , hips or SI joints. Whether you love ...

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Build functional strength in your arms (video)

Build functional strength in your arms. Functional strength means we are able to move our body in all sorts of different ways and to do all sorts of different daily ...

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Yoga class for tight hips (video)

This lovely practice is all about getting some movement into your spine, core and hips.

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A pain in the neck

Many of our physical aches and pains are a result of the habitual ways we move. What is your head doing right now as you read this? Are you sitting ...

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Ode to our yoga elders

Here is a revolutionary thought- where have all the 'older' teachers gone? I don't see them in ads in yoga journal, I don't see them headlining yoga festivals or packing ...

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Sustainable Yoga Series: Sun Salutation

Sun Salutations are ubiquitous in yoga. Usually found at the beginning of a practice, they are traditionally done as a warming-up, flow type movement. No matter what version of a ...

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Dispatches From the Lab

Sitting on the plane, casually chatting with the person beside me, the inevitable question arises, "So what will you be doing in Phoenix?" I take a moment to decide if ...

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