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From Stephanie Sandleben, at Kula Yoga: Stephanie: So, in my own practice, I’ve been thinking about the difference between sensation, and tapas. And realizing that they’re not the same thing. Rough quote, I’m forgetting more of it, but her words hit the spot. It’s taken me years to realize that yoga is not the Marines, […]

A yoga practice should complement your physical health, emotional temperament, and intellectual interests. Yoga can be practiced by reading books, or volunteering, or meditating, but the physical exercises are a popular place to start. Here are a few aspects to consider.

Events · by · Fri Mar 5, 2010

By-Donation Iyengar Tonight

Cory at the wallNeed yoga tonight? Cory Washburn, who’s taught Iyengar for 10 years, is offering a by-donation class in Clinton Hill. Open Level Iyengar with Cory Washburn at Move with Grace in Clinton Hill Fridays, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM by donation

Lara BrunnLast night I treated myself to a drop-in class at the Iyengar studio nearby. I’ve been feeling a little wonky and uneven in my poses lately, and haven’t been able to figure out why. Time for the Lion’s Roar. (Kung Fu Hustle style! Watch 9:02 on. Or the whole hilarious thing.) Iyengar yoga is famously […]

Miscellaneous · by · Tue Sep 22, 2009

9 Questions with Yogoer

What are you looking at?Ahoy people! Someone nice has gone and interviewed me. What are the hidden gems of the NYC yoga scene? What’s the best music for yoga practice? How awesome is the Yogoer iPhone app? I know these are the questions keeping you up at night. So go ahead and read the full interview on MindBodyGreen! Q […]

Isaac PeñaLast week I dropped by Sankalpah Yoga to take a class with Isaac Peña. He used to teach at Exhale, and I remembered his classes being nice and firey. (My favorite story about Isaac: He’s teaching at Exhale, and tells the class to come into a Squat. “If your heels don’t touch the ground, put […]

Leslie Kaminoff at the Breathing ProjectI just had to make a quick post about the open house I attended Wednesday at The Breathing Project. Leslie Kaminoff gave an amazing lecture on breathing and anatomy in yoga, I’m seriously considering signing up for his anatomy classes instead of heading for the Iyengar Institute. His approach is less detail-oriented than Iyengar’s; he […]

Paul ManzaLast night there was a new sub for Nancy (who has mostly departed Greenhouse for acupuncture school). The sub was Paul Manza, and I’d somehow heard of him before in a random blog I read, so I hopped on over. Oh, I just realized he might be the Paul that used to teach at Laughing […]

Michelle, the instructorYesterday I finally made it to the Intro class at the Iyengar Institute. Before you take any classes there, you must take a 90-minute intro class covering the basics. They only hold it once a month, and last time it was sold out. I forgot to bring my camera, so I’ve included some Flickr photos […]

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