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Iyengar Yoga Detroit

Have you ever tried down dog with a suspended wall rope around your waist, completely supported in the hips, heels against the wall, taking almost all of the weight out of your arms? You must! It is pure bliss, I promise you. Continue reading

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Spring

Spring is here! It’s a time of new beginnings. The gestation of winter has ended and an outward manifestation of life starting anew is evidenced as buds on trees start to appear, grow and open. Continue reading

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Joy in Repetition, Part II

  The Yoga Mala that I assisted teaching with Cassi (who has taught several malas) took place at Tula Yoga on the Autumnal Equinox. Changes of season are perfect times for intention setting. Cassi brought sea glass as mala beads to keep … Continue reading

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I Hate Chaturanga – or – Joy in Repetition, Part I

    I recently had the opportunity to assist in teaching a Yoga Mala – 108 Sun Salutations. I have never done a yoga mala. I hate chaturanga. Really. It’s just never been one of my favorite poses. Once I learned … Continue reading

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SPRING (is coming)

It’s that time of year again — that time when faith in Spring’s arrival is called into action. Here in the midwest, there is fresh snow on the ground, and the temps are still below freezing, but please believe… Spring is … Continue reading

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WINTER

<br> Resilient: adjective 1.(of a substance or object) able to recoil or spring back into shape after bending, stretching, or being compressed. <br> You’ve got to be resilient to survive a winter in Chicago. Your mettle is tested physically and mentally: … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget to Breathe…

It seems that the breath is the first place we become disconnected from the body—in daily life, in stressful situations, in over-concentration. The breath is also a wonderful tool to bring you back to the moment, to bring you back … Continue reading

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