Going Upside Down: Handstands

I love all inversions, being upside down is a special feeling –even if you are poorly aligned. But finding the alignment of tadasana in any of the four major inversions; headstands, shoulderstands, forearm stands, and …

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Tadasana is not a Backbend

At the beginning of most yoga classes that I teach I tell everyone to stand in tadasana, mountain pose. Then I walk around and put people into my version of standing up straight. Invariably this …

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Sunday Morning Music: Destroyer

Destroyer is the brainchild of Canadian singer-songwriter Daniel Bejar. Destroyer was formed in 1995 and has more than ten records but this is the first that I have listened to. I often listen to my …

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Forward Head Posture and Core Tone

Forward head posture is the most common postural misalignment. The ears are supposed to be aligned over the shoulders which are supposed to be over the hips, knee, and ankles—in one straight line. What usually …

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