Yoga Therapy

Tea and Jyotish – All About Saturn

Stranger in a Strange Land Saturn influence in your horoscope can have you feeling “different” and can intensify spiritual seeeking, responsibility, the desire for renunciation, slowness, delays and vāta. Saturn retrograde will exaggerate these themes. ~ Kaya This is my love letter to the beautiful, unusual, strange, sensitive śani-ruled seekers out there!  “May the divine …

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Sacred Listening

Where there is true listening, the light of wisdom shines. Go to Part 1 of this series Go to Part 2 of this series A recap & preparation for this 3rd part of this series…  Part 1 ~ Overwhelm & Indecision: We’re in the last couple weeks of a time of both a gathering of …

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Jyotish + Me – Why and How I use Vedic Astrology in my Personal Life

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Using Props to Deepen Your Practice {aka why props are not remedial}

Let’s talk about props.  In most forms of modern postural yoga, props are used as a “remedial measure”. This means, if a student “can’t do” a particular āsana, the teacher provides a “gap filler” in the form of a prop.  For example, if a student can’t reach the floor in a standing forward bend, they  …

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Your Neck, Shoulders and Ribcage in Spinal Twists

Spinal twists are often a yogic go-to for targeting the thoracic spine, heart region, neck and shoulders. Spinal twists are often “performed” in yogaland as a neck & shoulder “stretch”. Many yoga teachers and yoga therapists use twists to address the neck pain that is plaguing many yoga students.  But are common yogaland approaches to spinal …

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