Category: Practice

GET REAL

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With the onslaught of images on social media of yoga teachers in advanced postures I’ve asked myself – where has the yoga gone? In response I wrote a poem. Inspired by my favorite poem written by Oriah Mountain Dreamer – The Invitation GET REAL I don’t care how long you are able to stand on… Read more »

THE “REAL” YOGA TEACHER IN LA

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I’ve asked myself time and time again: “What does it mean to be a “real” yoga teacher in LA?” Honestly speaking, “What does it even mean to be a yoga teacher?” A yoga teacher doesn’t know more than the rest of the population and sure isn’t more spiritual or moral than his/her students. Yoga teachers,… Read more »

Yoga Happy Hour

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Yoga Happy Hour There was a time when finding a good happy hour was essential. Discovering the perfect combination of under $5 drinks with half-priced Buffalo wings was like finding a unicorn.  Now that I’m a little older my priorities have changed and not to mention my body is more susceptible to break. These days,… Read more »

Silverlake Yoga

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Clearly we LOVE Silverlake (or Silver Lake, whatever:) and we LOVE yoga. Put the two together and you get… Silverlake Yoga… One Down Dog at a time! Silver Lake is the place of our yoga home. It is the hippest (or most hipster) city in the country, so Silverlake Yoga should pretty hip too, right?!… Read more »

how to pick a yoga mat

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Picking a yoga mat can be a tough decision!  We know, we’ve been there.  There is a lot to think about: thickness, support, how long it will last, grippy, slippy, length, width… and things just got weird, no?  Yes, picking a yoga mat is like picking a mate.  It will hopefully be with you for… Read more »

One Down Dog at at time…

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Life can be hectic, overwhelming and just plain crazy sometimes.  It’s easy to get caught up in the details and be swallowed by the “stuff”.  It helps to slow down, take a breath, and take things One Down Dog at at time. We like to get down all over the place – in the studio,… Read more »