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Home Restorative practice

Last weekend I was visiting my family in Tucson, my beloved hometown. While visiting, my mom and I were able to practice yoga together three mornings. (She was very excited to get three private sessions with me.) I wrote a practice specific to her requests, a second one we did I had written about before […]


Yoga pose: Extended Triangle Pose

I practice yoga regularly–about three times a week. Sometimes more. Utthita Trikonasana (Extended Triangle Pose) is a regular pose in my regular practice in both Hatha and Vinyasa classes. Every yoga pose has an anatomical focus, therapeutic application and many benefits. On the Yoga Journal website many poses are broken down step by step on […]


GFG! and her yoga props

My usual yoga props for most yoga classes is a blanket, block and strap. If a teacher requires something else, such as an extra block, a bolster, sand bag, I am more than happy to grab as well. Oh, and an eye pillow is great for Restorative yoga and savasana. In a pinch, I use […]


You had me at bolster

My regular props for most of my yoga classes are a blanket, strap and block. (Bolster photo provided by Yoga Bolsters.) The blanket is great for sitting on to give yourself a little boost. It is also good to use under your knees when doing poses where your knees might be sensitive. The strap is […]