Category: Postures

The Balanced Body – An Introduction to Yoga Therapeutics with Ross Rayburn

Join Ross Rayburn for a series of videos that use the precision of yoga therapeutic principles to not only avoid injury but also as way to elevate your daily yoga asana practice. These videos will be helpful for those interested in healing and are also recommended for intermediate and advanced students looking to transform their practice. The entire series of... Read More

Simple Restorative Yoga for Stress Reduction

Restorative Yoga is a terrific complement to the stronger vinyasa practices that sometimes take center stage in the yoga world. In fact, I often take breaks from doing vinyasa flows to practice restorative yoga for a week or two depending on how I’m feeling and what else I have going on in my life. Staying Grounded with Restorative Yoga The... Read More

Get Closer to Your Partner with Couples Yoga

Imagine this: you are looking deep into the eyes of someone you love. You are so connected to her that you are breathing in sync. You clasp her hands, lean in slowly as she leans back and away from you, pulling you forward, releasing your hamstrings and adductor muscles. If that wasn’t where you expected the story to go, you... Read More

Yoga Terminology from Asana to Vinyasa

Walking into a yoga studio for the first time can be a daunting experience, especially if it is not a beginner class. “All levels” might sound inviting (and it is!) but once you roll out your mat, confidence can turn to terror as the teacher calls for downward dog and everyone else seems to know exactly what to do. You ... Read More

Yoga and Meditation for Back Pain

The vast majority of us will, at some point in our lives, have to deal with the excruciating reality of spinal and neck pains, and for many of us, this sort of pain is an everyday reality we believe we simply have deal with and work through. Stiffness, aching, burning sensations and momentary stabs of discomfort are all things we... Read More

Moving to Where You’re Least Comfortable

By my own admission, I’m certainly not the most amazing yogi in the world, and my better days of physicality are most likely behind me in a lot of ways, but I think that it’s important in times of moderate self-doubt to take pause and ask myself why do I do this. Why do I practice yoga? If I’m not... Read More