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9 Floor Sitting Positions To Open Your Hips

  "Unless ye become as little children ye cannot enter the kingdom of Heaven" - Jesus Christ. We spend an hour and half in our yoga practice putting ourselves into different shapes.  Then what about the rest of the day? What shapes is your body in and how is it affecting your health, mental state and your yoga practice? While there is plenty of information on the next way to jump into [insert whatever latest posture here] I'm going to talk about a part of our lives not discussed. Resting.     This post is part of the Strong Foundations Series which you can sign up for for free by clicking here  Jesus never ate Twinkies. Apparently there is a part in the Bible...

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Secrets To Reclaiming Your Flat Footed Squat For Yoga Pt 1 (Update 2018)

What would your body be like if you never sat in chairs? Like this     Not all injuries are visible. I was "injured" and didn't even know but because of Ashtanga Yoga I was able to discover it.  Luckily for the last 13 years I've been trying to put my body into certain shapes each morning which at times has worked out fine but then other times not so well. When I couldn't get into the shapes I made the mistake of forcing my body through them and hurt myself even more till I couldn't practice at all. If you want to know that whole story click here When I injured myself so bad I couldn't get out of bed......

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Beyond The Standing Desk: 3 Reasons Why Floor Sitting Is The Best Choice For Work

“Anything that makes you weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.” ― Swami Vivekananda   Cultivating Courage Vs Fear The Modern Yoga Practitioner's Dillema "I want to have backbends like Margaret (above) but haven't updated my Facebook status in 24 hours?" I don't know about you but I would rather end up more like a brave Hanuman with open psoas in hero pose vs a closed up computer guy with a great looking Facebook Page.  That's just me though.  My challenge like many people is that a large part of my work is tied to the being on a computer. So what is an aspiring yogi to do?  How can I have a healthy hanuman psoas (not clenched in a fear position),...

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