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2 04, 2018

April 2018 Posture/Move of the Month: Fixed Firm/Frog Squat

2018-04-02T20:13:44-05:00

Every month, we choose a posture from the 26/2 yoga series and a related move from our Hot Pilates classes and highlight those with extra instruction during class. This gives students a chance to develop a deeper understanding of alignment and body mechanics, and ultimately get a better results from [...]

April 2018 Posture/Move of the Month: Fixed Firm/Frog Squat2018-04-02T20:13:44-05:00
13 03, 2018

Can I Practice at Home?

2018-03-13T17:30:06-05:00

Yes, I can still practice! Well. Here we are. Another Nor'easter. It's incredibly rare that the studio closes, but these late winter snowstorms have really been packing a punch, and we want everyone to stay safe, so sometimes class must be canceled. There's really nothing like practicing in [...]

Can I Practice at Home?2018-03-13T17:30:06-05:00
8 03, 2018

March 2018 Posture of the Month: Balancing Stick

2018-03-13T16:19:01-05:00

Balancing Stick Pose is short, sweet, and simple. Okay, okay, maybe not so sweet. But definitely short and simple. Let's break it down. Balancing Stick is short: We only hold this posture for about ten seconds. Get into your deepest expression as soon as you can, so you don't miss [...]

March 2018 Posture of the Month: Balancing Stick2018-03-13T16:19:01-05:00
2 02, 2018

February 2018 Posture of the Month: Full Locust Pose

2018-02-02T10:45:38-05:00

Full Locust is the third posture in the spine strengthening series. In Cobra, you kept your lower body rooted to the floor while lifting your chest and upper body into the air. In Locust, you kept your upper body on the floor while lifting your contracted legs into the air. [...]

February 2018 Posture of the Month: Full Locust Pose2018-02-02T10:45:38-05:00
4 01, 2018

January 2018 Posture of the Month: Half Moon Pose

2018-01-21T09:40:23-05:00

In some yoga traditions, the teacher practices alongside the students, physically demonstrating postures. The way that our 26/2 hot yoga series is taught,  the teacher primarily leads class with precise verbal instruction, closely observing the entire room in order to offer corrections and encouragement that guide each student into the [...]

January 2018 Posture of the Month: Half Moon Pose2018-01-21T09:40:23-05:00
30 12, 2017

365 Shiny New Days! How Will Your Practice Grow in 2018?

2018-01-21T09:40:23-05:00

When it comes to New Year's Resolutions, I'm a firm believer in small, incremental goals, achieved over a realistic period of time. Steps, drops in a bucket, pennies. It all adds up. A small goal is initially less dramatic, but almost always more sustainable over time. And over time - [...]

365 Shiny New Days! How Will Your Practice Grow in 2018?2018-01-21T09:40:23-05:00
30 11, 2017

December 2017 Posture of the Month: Tree Pose

2018-01-21T09:40:24-05:00

Tree Pose comes at the end of the standing series, when you have been working hard, moving swiftly from posture to posture with focus and determination. The finish line is in sight, but don't take your foot off the gas. Tree is a quietly powerful pose, and you want to [...]

December 2017 Posture of the Month: Tree Pose2018-01-21T09:40:24-05:00