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Posts Tagged ‘half moon pose’

Yoga Pose: Ardha Chandrasana

Yoga poses are good for physical health, mental health, emotional health and also have an anatomical focus and therapeutic benefits. Recently┬áI took part in a 20-hour Restorative Yoga teacher training with one of my favorite teachers and people, Vickie. Every day we focused on different issues. One day the class was dedicated to women’s issues. […]


Using blocks to balance, enhance yoga poses

Tonight in Vickie’s Hatha yoga class we focused on using blocks for many of our poses. I struggle with balancing poses. Standing on a block made it a little easier to focus my weight and core to keep myself upright or balanced. We practiced Downward Facing Dog on blocks. First with the blocks under our […]


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 […]