Here’s more on what we talked about in this episode:
1:00 – Fire, Discipline, and Forgiveness in the 30-Day Challenge
Wrapping up our 30-Opportunities Yoga Challenge, final thoughts, and reflections from the past month.
7:37 – The Gift of Virtual Yoga
The abundance of feedback, questions, and reflections posted online helped us engage, answer, and contribute to the community.
8:57 – Let’s Get Technical
Breaking down specific yoga poses for safety including Eka Pada Rajakapotasana (pigeon pose) and Virasana (hero pose).
17:55 – Yoga for Stability vs. Mobility
Observing your body to assess if you’re doing yoga to create stability if you’re really flexible, or to create mobility if you’re really tight.
20:03 – Less is More in the Cooldown
In the Lunar portion of the class, the cooldown, do less poses to help people access deep relaxation and calm the nervous system.
21:25 – Counterposes in Your Sequence
Why we build to a peak pose in the solar part of the class in vinyasa yoga and complement the sequence with counterposes in the lunar part of the class.
24:42 – A Definition for Self-Care
What is self-care and how do we take care of ourselves on a day-to-day basis when we step off of our mat?
35:25 – Where to Begin if You’re New to Yoga
Where to begin if you’re new to the practice and a selection of books to read to learn the history.
41:45 – The Benefits of Chanting
The spiritual and scientific benefits of chanting with the study of water crystals by Dr. Masaru Emoto.