Posts by Mimi


Description and Benefits This posture is one of the 4 major inversions, which include handstand (adho mukha vrkasana), forearm stand (pincha mayurasana), headstand (sirsasana), and shoulder stand. Of the four, shoulder stand is the most accessible and the most problematic. Almost anyone can get into it, especially if they use momentum. However, the neck is very vulnerable and therefore this asana needs to be approached with respect...

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Life is Yoga: Jan 2008


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

January is a great time to make positive changes in your life and the lives of others. This month we will be making another effort to decrease waste and overconsumption in our studios. We will be eliminating the use of paper towels in all our bathrooms. In their place will be clean, organic hand towels and hand sanitizer (which is said to be the most effective way to “de-germ” our hands if you chose to.) Did you know that...

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This month’s Pose of the Month features navasana, but is really about strengthening your center. Everything you do in yoga requires strength, stability, and control from the center out. This month’s Pose of the Month will be about awareness and usage of the deep and superficial muscles that run along the spine, along the sides of the body, and between the hips and the ribs. We will work on lengthening these areas and...

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Life is Yoga: Dec 2007


Posted By on Dec 1, 2007 in Blogs, O2 Yoga Blog | 0 comments

It seems that the focus for this month is the center, and therefore I have been thinking a lot about what it means to be “centered.” I believe it means to know who you are. To speak your truth, satya. To not waiver or let outside forces influence your decisions. Does that mean not to become informed or educate yourself? Of course not. In fact, it is the opposite. I believe that knowledge is power. The more you understand a...

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