Tag Archive | challenge

Concentration

Concentration

“The secret of concentration is the secret to self-discovery.  You reach inside yourself to discover your personal resources, and what it takes to match them to a challenge.” -Arnold Palmer Advertisements

Get Up

Get Up

“It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up.” -Vince Lombardi

#PowerPose 28 – Ghaṇḍa Bheruṇḍāsana Prep

#PowerPose 28 – Ghaṇḍa Bheruṇḍāsana Prep

This week’s PowerPose brings together to core stability cultivated in Śalabhāsana, the back mobility fostered by Ustrasana, and the foundational strength developed with Aṣṭāṅga Namaskar .  Ghaṇḍa Bheruṇḍāsana Prep or Chin Stand is a very challenging pose.  It can take years of practice to be able to find this pose safely.  It’s also a perfect […]

#PowerPose – Weekly Instagram Challenge

In June I did my first Instagram yoga challenge.  I was in the playful zone of summer and it looked like a fun thing to try.  The #summerofbalance challenge offered a daily arm balance posture, ranging from camatkarasana (wild thing) to mayurasana (peacock pose – ooof, so hard!).  You snapped a picture of your pose […]

Do As I Say, Not As I Do (or Can’t Do)

Do As I Say, Not As I Do (or Can’t Do)

While working with the yoga teacher trainers at our studio I posed the question, “Should you teach a pose you cannot do yourself?”  The response was mixed, some said yes, others said no, and some were on the fence.  None of them were wrong. In my humble opinion, I think you certainly can.  I think […]

Get Out and Play!

Get Out and Play!

“It’s too nice to be inside today, go out and play!” These words can be heard any given day at our house. Thankfully, the kids can usually find something fun to do outside on a nice day. Swinging, shooting baskets, playing catch, drawing with sidewalk chalk and biking are some of the regular activities seen […]