How do I know if I am ready for advanced yoga?

If you can do the pose pictured below, you are ready for advanced yoga. Just kidding. I am often asked this question. And chances are if you are asking it, then you probably are. You are ready for an advanced yoga class not when you can do fancy yoga poses but when you are able to practice mindfully. Practicing mindfully allows for practicing safely. Awareness of your body’s own limitations and listening to pain are … Read More

Sam’s story: when yoga comes for you…

Yoga was the answer to the question I didn’t know I was asking. At the time that I discovered yoga I was looking for something. Something different. Something that would help. I don’t want to imply that everyone who practices yoga is broken but then again is there anyone out there who isn’t a little broken? I knew yoga existed. But I didn’t know much about it and I didn’t care. I wasn’t the type … Read More