All in 30 Day Practice

5 Fundamental Yoga Stretches and Why We Do Them

“Yoga is like a love letter of apology to your body.”

A yoga teacher in Vancouver said that once, years ago, during class and I’ve never forgotten it. In itself, it’s one of the best reasons I know to do yoga.  This week I’d like to offer a little more detail on that theme, and talk about five fundamental yoga stretches and why to do them.

Day 9: When We Cling to “Certainty”

In modern society and an uncertain world, we tend to cling to what we know. Our materials possessions, homes, cars, our relationships with lovers, family, colleagues and friends, carefully curating our lives to be exactly as we want or think it should be. But in yoga we learn impermanence; not to grasp, to stay present and open so we can experience the present moment with open eyes and ears. Easier said than done in our busy lives! <<click image to read more>>