Month: June 2009

Fitting In Fitness: Exercise Tips for New (and not so New) Moms

This was originally posted by Jennifer on Hip Slope Mama (www.HipSlopeMama.blogspot.com). Oh the joys of new Motherhood—so much excitement and so much caretaking to do for the new child. And if the new baby is not the first baby in

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The Wave

The powerful movement and sequence of a wave is used to create a rippling effect in the body by mimes, break dancers and even ballet dancers (think of the dying swan’s wings). It transfers energy from one point to another.

Posted in Teaching Sequence, Warm Up Sequences, Yoga Teachers: Shine and Refine

Dogs Do Yoga Without Our Help

This was originally posted by Jennifer on Hip Slope Mama (www.HipSlopeMama.blogspot.com). Have you ever watched a dog get up from a nap and do a beautiful Downward Facing Dog followed by a graceful stretch into Upward Facing Dog? My dog

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Sense Your Self

The lesson of this warm up is to sense our self without trying to emulate someone else’s ‘shape’. We go as far as we need to experience our sensation. At that point of sensation we integrate our awareness of what

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