I think we can all relate to the struggles that ensue when coming up to standing after a drop-back or from Urdhva Dhanurasana. This week our very own Sarah Teitel has written about her experience with standing up, and it is nothing short of beautiful. Check out her story, and the wisdom she’s gained through this practice.
Have you ever wondered why we take rest on Moon days in the Ashtanga Lineage? Maybe up until now you’ve just LOVED having an extra rest day during the week, but did you know there is an energetic reason that we take rest? In this blog we’re sharing why we take rest on moon days. Check it out!
This week I had the opportunity to sit down with AYCT’s very own Vitamin Girl, Naturopath Dr. Tara Campbell, to chat all about IV therapy and the impact it can have on Ashtangi’s and their health. If you’ve never heard about IV Therapy, that’s ok! You can read all about it and it’s incredible health benefits in this weeks post!
Atha Yoga Anusasanam – Now, the teachings of Yoga – Yoga Sutras 1.1 These words ring in my ears. I can hear David chanting them clearly. Possibly, because he recites them to my 7 month old daughter whenever he sees her, which is fairly often these days. But what I originally, and naively interpreted as a mere introduction to a deeper text, turns out to be in fact, one of the most profound sutra’s in the entire text.
Something that’s come up a lot around our Shala lately is the theme of meditation. Many practitioners have shared their desire to learn how to meditate, but have no idea where to start, or feel that it’s way too difficult.
This week we’re bringing you three simple tips on how to begin a meditation practice in addition to your asana practice. It’s way simpler than you might think!