Archive for June, 2014

It Takes Guts: Part 2

Today’s blogger, Jennie Pearl, is a San Francisco Bay Area-based yoga teacher and a YOGAMAZÉ Apprentice.   As part of my certification process, I have spent a lot of time both observing and learning from my fellow apprentices, teacher trainees, and weekend workshop students. What […]

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It Takes Guts: Part 1

Today’s blogger, Jennie Pearl, is a San Francisco Bay Area-based yoga teacher and a YOGAMAZÉ Apprentice.   I teach A LOT of yoga to teens, well, until recently.   For the first time in a decade, I have taken a break from working with teenagers. I […]

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Inversions – Better Not Done Than Done Poorly

The benefits of inverted yoga postures, specifically Headstand and Shoulderstand, are described in many yoga books. They are sometimes referred to as the “King and Queen” of the asanas. They are potent and powerful poses. They are also dangerous poses (you are weight bearing on your […]

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The Dharma of Being A Daddy

Father’s Day is coming up this Sunday. I’m currently in Los Angeles leading module 4 of my 300 hour teacher training so I am home with my family, but I’ve been on the road a lot lately. Sometimes I am lucky enough to travel with […]

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The Art of Teaching Beginners

Today’s guest blogger, Jen Mullholand, is a Seattle-based yoga teacher and a YOGAMAZÉ Apprentice.   In my 10 plus years of teaching yoga, some of the most challenging and rewarding classes I have taught are classes for beginners, or as I affectionately refer to new […]

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Don’t Just Sit There

  Yesterday’s #yogamaze101 Instagram Challenge Pose may have come as a surprise to some people, because it’s not a pose you’ll find in Light on Yoga, and it’s a not pose that is taught in most yoga classes. However, it’s a pose that most of […]

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