What’s the Deal with Hip Openers?

What’s the Deal with Hip Openers?

If you’ve been practicing yoga for a little while, or if you’ve spent any time practicing with me, I’m sure you’ve heard the term “hip openers” or “hip opening” before. They’re terms that we throw around a lot in the yoga world, but what, exactly,...
Gentle Heart Opening Hatha

Gentle Heart Opening Hatha

Welcome to the second installment of the Down Dog Days of Summer! You may know that we are in the midst of eclipse season – last week, we experienced a solar eclipse on the night of the new moon, and we’ve got a partial lunar eclipse coming up on the full moon...
The Down Dog Days of Summer

The Down Dog Days of Summer

We are officially in the dog days of summer, my friend; are you feeling the heat?! I know I am! The days from about July 3rd through August 15th are known in the Northern Hemisphere as the dog days of summer. These are the hottest, muggiest, stickiest days of the...
Restorative Yoga for Surrender

Restorative Yoga for Surrender

Well, it’s currently about 92° with 60% humidity here in Puerto Vallarta, so it feels about 102°. It’s hottttt, my friend! And in this heat, I’ve really been leaning into moving more slowly, particularly after 12pm. I also had access to the Davannayoga shala for one...
Yin Yoga for the Summer Solstice

Yin Yoga for the Summer Solstice

We’re doing something a little different for this summer solstice – a yin yoga practice! The summer solstice also happens to be International Yoga Day. This is such a special day for me because it heralds the coming of my favorite season and celebrates a...
Slow Flow Yoga for Your Morning Routine

Slow Flow Yoga for Your Morning Routine

A slow flow yoga practice has been a part of my morning routine for the past couple of months, and I’ve been loving it! So this week I’ve got another slow flow yoga class for you. But first, let’s talk about your morning routine! I don’t know about you, but a good...