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Posts Tagged ‘inversions’

It’s almost time to Fall Back

Twice a year I write about time change. And we are upon that time once again. For most of us in the U.S. we will Fall Back on Sunday at 2 a.m. Many of my readers are from Arizona, so this post doesn’t apply to you as much. (And note to my family, starting Sunday […]

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 […]

Inverting during your period

The yoga instructors I have been taught by tell women not to do inversions during their period. Tonight in yoga we did shoulder stand. If the instructor does not give an alternative pose I usually choose legs up the wall. Baxter gave us an alternative option tonight. It was almost like legs up the wall […]