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Posts Tagged ‘heart opener’

Ann’s third newsletter

My third newsletter came out Wednesday, June 1. I am reposting it for my GFG! readers right here. If you would like to sign up to receive future newsletters in your inbox, you can go right here to enter your e-mail address. ~~~~~~~~~~~ Friends, Thank you so much for your interest in my newsletter. Many have been asking when […]


Practicing heart opener

Recently my yoga theme was for the desk jockey, a person who sits at a desk. One of the poses we practiced in the sequence was the heart opener over the blocks, aka supported fish pose (pictured to the left). So many of my students love this pose. They love how it makes them feel. I […]


Heart opener does body & mind good

Are you a desk jockey? If you are someone who regularly sits at a desk and most likely at a computer then you are a desk jockey, which is a person who sits at a desk. The yoga sequence I am teaching this week is to help those of us who suffer from our sitting […]


It’s going to be OK

Yesterday was the very last Saturday class of my yoga teacher training. Just a few Thursdays to go and I (along with my classmates) will be certified! Mary, who taught us yesterday, is the main meditation teacher of the program. Mary had us all check in and listen to our heart at the beginning of class. […]


Observing & Assisting yoga teachers

Part of my yoga teacher training is to do 25 hours of observing and assisting various yoga teachers. I have set up dates and times with four yoga teachers in the Deep Yoga program, essentially working with one teacher each week for one class over the next four months. I observed my first class last […]