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Posts Tagged ‘props’

Using props in yoga practice

Most weeks I teach yoga I have a theme. It could be feet, twists, low back, balancing poses, groins, etc. Whatever sequence I teach my classes for the week I am also practicing at home. Many of the places I teach currently don’t have props. Which has been a good challenge for me as a […]


Gym yoga teacher sub gig

Last night I taught my third yoga class, but my first gym yoga sub gig. A friend of mine who I work with and lives in Alameda helped me get this sub gig. (She is also a yoga teacher.) She knew Alameda Athletic Club was going to need a yoga sub when the regular yoga […]


Using props in yoga

Years ago I was in a yoga class and at the beginning of class the teacher told us what props we needed for class that day. Someone walked into class after the prop instructions were given. I overheard a fellow student tell the other what props the teacher had requested. She looked at the helpful […]


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 […]


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 […]