Posts made in May, 2008


Danurasana will be a welcome contrast to the previous 2 poses of the month, which required folding at the hips and closing in the front of the body. Bow Pose is all about opening up the front of the body, especially the shoulders, core, and hips. This posture is perfect for spring as we all get ready to open our hearts and minds to new adventures and projects. Most of the activities we do all day long leave us with tight hip flexors,...

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I became vegan almost 1 year ago. My motivation? I was feeling depressed and overwhelmed with the threat of global warming, as well as feeling inconsistent with my beliefs about compassion and animals. You see, I have been vegetarian for almost 30 years. I became a vegetarian mainly because I believed that the inhumane treatment of livestock was unnecessary and wrong. I continued to eat eggs and dairy, however, because I thought that...

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Life is Yoga: may 2008


Posted By on May 1, 2008 in Blogs, O2 Yoga Blog | 0 comments

It has become increasingly apparent to me that many people are being bombarded with messages of fear. I believe that joy and fear are opposites. Fear is what stops many of us from making choices that we know in our heart are right. The idea that someone else knows better than you is the exact message that our government and the media want us to believe. This month we explore dhanurasana, a backbend. Backbending in general is about...

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