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All the Tea About Tucking the Tailbone

Let’s talk about “tucking the tailbone”.  “Tuck your tailbone” is a cue that has circulated in yoga asana classes since forever. (I can confirm it was used in the 1990s.) The cue is intended to reduce the position of anterior pelvic tilt and / or lumbar lordosis. To put it another way, “tuck the tailbone” means […]

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30 Day Yoga Challenges are Popular, but are They Healthy?

Is there such a thing as too much yoga? Thirty day (or other length) yoga challenges have become a thing in the last 15 years…and therefore a staple of the yoga world every January.  Typically these challenges involve attending a yoga class (virtually or in person) each and every day for 30 days in a […]

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The Case for a Gratitude Practice (Just not the One that Came to Mind)

It’s the season of gratitude, and this week we are dropping tidbits about the science of gratitude.  It turns out that the neurophysiological effects of gratitude are profound. Inducing a state of gratitude is one of the most powerful, speedy ways to change your heart rate and markers of positive neurotransmitters in your body.  Gratitude […]

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Happiness and Resilience on the Mat: Neuroscience Implications for Yoga and Meditation [ONLINE WORKSHOP]

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Neuroscience research has revealed evidence-based techniques that bolster happiness and resilience. These techniques have implications for the practices of yoga and meditation. Join Chanda to learn neuroscience-informed micro practices that work with our brains to better our sense of wellbeing. Instructor Bio Chanda, E-RYT-500,  YACEP, has been teaching yoga and meditation since 2001 and has […]

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SOLEstice Treat Your Feet [ONLINE WORKSHOP]

An hour of foot health-care in honor of the SOLE-stice (see what we did there?). Learn some of the best foot strengthening exercises on the planet in this one hour class with physical therapist and yoga teacher Dr. Ariele Foster. We will be practicing:Bunion correctivesArch upliftersFoot intrinsic strengthenersAchilles lengthenersAnkle empowerers…and more! These moves are the […]

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Posterior Chain Awakening [BY DONATION SPECIAL CLASS]

A special Saturday class sponsored by KiraGrace. This class is all about strengthening and “Awakening” your glutes, hamstrings, calves and posterior body in general. Who is this class for? Anyone with regular asana, mindful movement or exercise practice who would like to learn strengthening moves for their back body. What do I need for class? […]

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How Yoga Can Help with Covid-19 Recovery (Including for long-haulers)

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The knowledge of foundational yoga therapy for Covid-19 recovery is vital for studios, teachers, and yoga students. No, returning to your yoga studio won’t bring back your sense of smell after Covid-19…but it could improve lung function, reduce inflammation and safely help physical recovery from Covid-19. Yoga Anatomy Academy is pleased to announce a guest […]

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This is What Anatomy-Informed Yoga Looks Like

There is no such thing as one-size-fits-all yoga. Nor is there one definitive list of qualities that make anatomy-informed yoga. But today we will share what we believe demonstrates respect for the principles of movement and neuroscience (what we like to call “Anatomy-Informed Yoga”) in yoga class. Warning: The list is not short. Modern Postural […]

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Is Yoga Good for Hypermobility (or the Opposite)?

Yoga is complicated for hypermobile people, who often feel tight, but may be unstable. Understand the problem, the paradox, and the solution.

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Announcing Weekly Livestream Classes – Sliding Scale Rates

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We are so thrilled to announce our new* weekly yoga livestream yoga classes. After 5 years of blogging and vlogging about some of the missing components of modern postural yoga, we are now doing our part to fill in the gaps. Current class schedule: Mondays: Core StrengthWednesdays: Mobility, Fascia and FunctionFridays: Hips “Happy” Hour (about building strength) Drop in to a class at a […]

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