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Arm Balance Heaven


Posted By on Apr 5, 2011 in Blogs, O2 Yoga Blog | 1 comment

This weekend was the monthly intensives.  Focus of the month is arm balances.  I also taught a workshop after the Saturday intensive which was part of the Anatomy of Yoga Series.  In these workshops I talk about the anatomy of the body, energetic anatomy and also methods and reasons for teaching the pose or focus.  What came out of the discussion was something even more intriguing.  The question of why do these crazy yoga postures at...

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Why We travel


Posted By on Mar 22, 2011 in Blogs, O2 Yoga Blog | 3 comments

My husband and I made a commit to each other that we would continue to do 3 things; follow our dreams, continue to travel, and make being together as a family our biggest priority.  So far so good!  In fact we are approaching a major trilogy of anniversaries; our marriage, our son Dylan, and the Somerville studio turn 10 this year. Following Dreams I talked about this in the previous post.  Following your dreams doesn’t mean...

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“There are many definitions of yoga, -yoga as the movement from one point to another, higher one -yoga as the bringing together, the unifying of two things -yoga as action with undivided, uninterrupted attention These definitions of yoga have one thing in common: the idea that something changes.  This change must bring us to a point where we have never been before.  That is to say, that which was impossible becomes possible;...

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This January marked the opening of a new O2 Yoga in Mexico City. o2yogamexico.com.  My good friend Stephany Weingerz completed  O2 Yoga Teacher Training with me back in 2008.  She then returned to her home town of Mexico City and started to dream.  Back then, we had talked about her opening an O2 but I wasn’t sure it would actually happen.  Well, after having a baby, Naomi, who is now a year old and with lots of help from family...

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Okay, so my husband and sons don’t look like sirens to you but to me, I am being lured back with their sweet song.  What is really happening?  Well, I am jealous of course!  They are still out west exploring and I want to go too.  On Saturday, I will be flying out to Phoenix, AZ to spend 8 days exploring the southwest with my boys and doggies.  I will also be checking out some yoga studios (read, professional development Mister...

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O2 Yoga has its roots in the astanga tradition. This tradition was interpreted and organized by Shri K Patabi Jois during the last century, although it is based on ancient texts in India. Every year, I teach a 200-hour teacher training that always begins with the astanga Primary Series. O2 Yoga is not an astanga studio, yet we respectfully use astanga for the base of what we do. The ujjayi breath, bandhas, and dristi all come directly...

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