O2 Yoga Blog


Teaching at O2 Since: 2015 Eliza’s Thoughts on Props Month: “This month is one of my favorites. O2 does a great job of regularly incorporating props even when they’re not the focus of the month. But this month gives ‘permission’ to experiment with props where normally you might not take advantage of them. As a teacher, it reminds me to be specific and clear about the purpose and positioning of any prop we’re...

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Teaching at O2 Since: 2007 Carol’s Thoughts on Props Month: “I find props to be very useful in several ways. The props we generally use are blocks, a strap, the wall, and occasionally a partner. They can facilitate proper alignment. For example, block under your hand in ardha chandrasana. They also can provide support or a reference point that allow you to enter a deeper version of a pose and build strength for the full...

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Teaching at O2 Since: January 2016 Paulina’s Thoughts on Half Moon: “I love half moon!  I love how open it is, and I love how the pose can be modified or varied in so many different ways.  Half moon feels different in every class, depending on my strength, focus, or balance that day — it’s a great way to check in with my body.” Paulina’s Current Teaching Schedule: SOMERVILLE 8:30am Mondays –...

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Teaching at O2 Since: 2007 Ann’s Thoughts on Half Moon: “I love half moon! It’s the mother of all poses for me, strengthening thighs, ankles, core, and glutes while opening chest, shoulders, hamstrings, and the muscles around the pelvis.  Not to mention there are many fun variations to play with…” Ann’s Current Teaching Schedule: SOMERVILLE 7pm Mondays – Power CAMBRIDGE 7pm Tuesdays –...

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Teaching at O2 Since: January 2016 Bronwyn’s Thoughts on Pranayama: “Pranayama is one of the most important parts of my practice and for me the most challenging. When I can take a deeper breath after savasana I know I’ve had a good practice.”   Bronwyn’s Current Teaching Schedule: CAMBRIDGE 8am Monday – Intermediate 4pm Wednesday – Kanga & Joey Kids/Parents Yoga Series with Devon...

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Teaching at O2 Since: January 2016 Sarah’s Thoughts on Second Series: “It’s great.  As a teacher, it’s nice to have a direction to plan my classes for the month versus starting with a blank slate.  I also find it helps me get creative.” Sarah’s Current Teaching Schedule: SOMERVILLE 7:30pm Wednesdays – Basics CAMBRIDGE 12pm Mondays – Basics 6:30am Tuesdays – Basics   Like many...

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