There are some people out there who vehemently oppose Ashtanga, it’s method and postures. They do so for a variety of reasons, and this week on the blog I’m making the case that it has nothing to do with Ashtanga.
You don’t have to do tick tocks, or kapotasana to feel like you’ve worked your ass off in your practice. This week we’re covering three “basic” Asanas, that when done correctly can challenge your practice and build strength.
You may not know this, but the Primary series of Ashtanga Yoga is called “Yoga Chikitsa” in Sanskrit which means, “Yoga Therapy.” In this post we’re going to discuss why it’s so important to practice primary series correctly, under the guidance of a qualified teacher.
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!