Tag Archives: Optimal Place

Thoughts on class size, what happens in class, and how you can help

A student: “My poses change in this room.” Me: “Is that a good thing?” Her: “Yeah, that’s a really good thing.” Another long­time student and yoga teacher: “I learn something new every time I come here.” A 3-­4x/week yoga student … Continue reading

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Finding the Optimal Place in the Pose, part 6, Lines of Energy

You may remember the entry on “It’s all about Energy.”  (or see my blog for a refresher)  Here’s a few more thoughts on that topic.  Many of you were in class for the month of practice focusing on lines of … Continue reading

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Finding the “Optimal” Place in the Pose (part 5)-Intention, last part

During the exploration and focus on intention in my yoga classes, though I rarely suggest an intention, I did for those weeks suggest some.  For a couple of weeks, the intention was simply “healing,” whether you know you need healing … Continue reading

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Finding the “Optimal” Place in the Pose (part 4)-Intention, first part

If you missed and want to read parts 1-3, see Ti’s blog. I received more feedback on the last article on emotion than on any other one, so it must have “struck a cord.” If you practice yoga intending for … Continue reading

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Finding the “Optimal” Place in the Pose (part 3)-Emotion

Nov. 13, 2013 Finding the “Optimal” Place in the Pose (part 3)-Emotion OK. You’ve come into the pose, are breathing smoothly and steadily; you have a strong, focused awareness, and things feel that they are shifting in what you perceive … Continue reading

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Finding the “Optimal” Place in the Pose (part 2)

Oct. 17, 2013 Finding the “Optimal” Place in the Pose (part 2) In the Big “Y” Yoga, on one level it’s all about ENERGY. In general energy moving feels good and energy not moving/stuck doesn’t feel good, and that’s a … Continue reading

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Finding the “Optimal” Place in the Pose (part 1)

Sept. 25, 2013 Finding the “Optimal” Place in the Pose (part 1) Does everybody who’s been to my classes this year remember the “Theme of the Year, or however long it takes”? In case you forgot or haven’t been in … Continue reading

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