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The Definition of Yoga


Posted By on Mar 20, 2011 in Blogs, O2 Yoga Blog |

“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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The Lure of the Sirens


Posted By on Mar 2, 2011 in Blogs, O2 Yoga Blog | 1 comment

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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March 2011 Astanga Primary Series


Posted By on Mar 1, 2011 in Blogs, O2 Yoga Blog |

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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Patience


Posted By on Feb 23, 2011 in Blogs, O2 Yoga Blog | 2 comments

Coming back from our trip was a shock for sure.  Of course the weather was distinctly different, but it was also the culture shock, never mind being on the east coast while the rest of my family are still out west!  I came back in order to start the 2011 O2 Yoga Teacher Training program Feb 19.  It is one of my favorite and most challenging parts of my job. Challenges Coming back to teaching is always wonderful.  There is a distinct...

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We will be crossing back into the US on Saturday.  We have had such an amazing trip, we are sad to leave Mexico but are already planning our return.  Here are some best ofs our trip. Unfortunately, we have lost power and will lose our internet as well.  We are in Matehuala right now in the north of Mexico.  We will be driving to Saltillo tomorrow, spending the night and then crossing the border first thing Saturday morning.  Viva...

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