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La ciencia del yoga

Muy interesante artículo…http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/gallery/2014/jul/22/serpentine-swimming-club-in-pictures Read More

Into joint – healing the shoulders

The shoulder joint is the joint in the human body with the greatest range of motion. To keep the shoulder joint stable, we have the wonderful rotator cuff, a group of small muscles below the armpit and shoulderblade.  Sadly, these little muscles are ofter under-developed, leaving the shoulder unsupported and prone to pain and dislocation. Read More

Worrier to warrior

Most of us spend a lot of time worrying.  Worry is perhaps the most futile mental activity imaginable.  Worrying, sometimes called excessive rumination, is when we sit there turning the same thoughts over in our heads, envisioning all possible outcomes, all possible reasons, abstracting and having imaginary conversations and doing absolutely nothing – NOTHING – Read More

Chant to Prana and Apana

Listen to yoga anatomist Leslie Kaminoff chant the mantra given to him by Desikachar. http://embed.vidyard.com/share/D0k8xf1XmNBxX6Y9FeFL_A Read More

Dvipada-pitâm

Earlier, I published a description of the yoga pose dvipada-pitâm.  Here are the photos to accompany that post.  Please refer to the description.  Please note:  keep the chin tucked in, make sure hands and feet are firmly on the floor.  Don’t pull the feet in towards the buttocks with your hands.  Let the natural flexibility Read More

Apanasana – part.2

I previously published a description of the yoga pose apanâsana.  Please refer to that post.  Here are the photos to accompany the description.  Please note:  Keep your chin tucked down! Read More

The Post: published articles

Dear readers, Please find here the articles I have published in The Post, a fine, free tabloid found on the lovely Costa Blanca.    The first three articles, published in the summer of 2013, describe in detail some important fundamental poses in the Viniyoga system of hatha yoga.    Here, I have simply copied them Read More

Why heal?

It can seem to be a bit navel-gazing, all this personal healing that we do.  Your journey within is completely unique, mysterious and exciting.  One can easily get distracted by the phenomena and surprises along the way. We had the opportunity to examine this question in great depth, this past week.  Some 27 students and Read More

RR Protocol #3: Loving your legs

My grandmother was blessed with many fine qualities, but her legs could not conceivably be included amongst them.  By the time I knew her, trunk-like and swollen are the only words one could charitably use to describe them.  Perhaps my interest in MLD took hold then? As the years creep on, I find my legs Read More

Article in the Independent – The Busy Man's Guide to Broga

In the ever evolving world of occidental yoga, “broga” is making a thrust for the hairier sex with a longing to loosen up.  Yes, those guys who call each other “bro“, probably knocking fists as they do so, are starting to understand why one can’t transition from a youth filled with high-intensity competitive sports like Read More

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