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Posts Tagged ‘headstand’

The gift of yoga

I recently wrote a post about being frustrated with yoga. Frustrated with how I had learned things and how the more I learn I am finding more than one way to do something. That bothered me for a few days and, of course, I wrote about it. Soon after I started feeling better about my […]


A yoga breakthrough

Last night in yoga teacher training class Richard taught us about inversions and teaching beginners inversions. At one point we practiced Salamba Sirsasana (Headstand) against the wall. (Which is not a beginner pose.) I prepared myself to go into the pose. But I didn’t invert like most of the class did. I have been practicing […]


Do you trust yourself?

Tonight in yoga the theme was trust. There are poses in yoga I don’t trust myself in. Like headstand and handstand. Years ago one of my yoga teachers told me she thought I was ready to try one of them. And I just didn’t feel ready. And years later I still don’t. I don’t feel […]