Let Go of Ashtangi Guilt

As a new(ish) mom to a very active, (albeit adorable) little girl, finding 90 or so minutes to do my entire practice 6 days a week is tough.

Oftentimes, rather than simply showing up, and doing my best in the time that I have, I am filled with guilt, anxiety and the feeling that I am a “bad Ashtangi” because I can’t do it all, all of the time.

In this post I share my story about overcoming Ashtangi guilt when you don’t have enough time, and how you can too!

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Healthy Holiday Tips for Ashtangi’s

T’is the season for Holiday get-togethers, tons of delicious food, and possibly staying at your in-laws for an extended period of time.

The holidays can be challenging for us Ashtangis. Our daily practice routine may be altered. We might find ourselves indulging in more treats than usual and feeling heavy and bloated. And staying with your family for a week may at times feel more challenging than kapotasana!

But fear not, this week we’re going to give you some simple tips to keep you feeling great this Holiday season!

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Intermittent Fasting for Ashtangis

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By now you’ve probably heard of Intermittent Fasting. It’s become a quite popular nutrition protocol in the fitness world these days, and it isn’t without warrant.

So you might be wondering, is this something I should be doing as an Ashtangi?

This week we’re taking a look at IF and how it can be beneficial for Ashtangis!

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Why It’s Important to Stick to One Practice

Betty Cho

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about why we do what we do in Ashtanga Yoga. Why we place such an emphasis on sticking to the sequence, the correct vinyasa, and the count. And truthfully I’ve been having some trouble finding the words to express it. It feels so much bigger than me, but I…

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