Posts Tagged ‘Yoga for Stress’

Go with Winter.

24Feb09

     Last night, in the Astanga class I attend, we spent some extra time on backbends, which is fabulous.  After all, in the Astanga Primary Series, there’s a lot of forward folding — which means that back-bending can provide a very welcome counterbalance.        But here’s the thing.  My body clearly thinks I […]


So.  It’s been a difficult couple weeks, and as one might expect I’ve been seeing the hardship translate onto my Yoga mat. Since I’m sure I’m not the only one who faces difficult and/or frustrating circumstances, I’m just going to go for the topic.  Yoga + Frustration.   This season is a weird one for […]


     I’ve been reading a lot lately about being Whole.  Some describe it as fulfillment, contentment, peace, inner-ease, etc…  I think it’s all of these things, and I wrap them all up in the idea of  being present. The present moment is literally the only one in which we can be anything, do anything.   It’s the only moment […]


  Stretch yourself to a healthier heart, a better night’s sleep, and a happier outlook. By Hagar Scher; taken from Fitness Magazine For centuries, yoga gurus have said this ancient mind-body practice can do more than just keep you fit and flexible. In fact, they believe that regularly twisting your body like a pretzel on […]


Beginnings–

25Nov08

Hello friends, Welcome to the new home for Tasha’s yoga news, tips, and more– I’ll be updating regularly with insights from teaching, reading, and practicing, and I’ll keep an ongoing journal of the postures/etc practiced in my December classes (so that students can review at home if they’d like).   Check back to find out […]