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    • What Is Type A Yoga?

      What Is Type A Yoga?

      Type A Yoga® began in 2010 as a response to people who said, “I can’t do yoga.” Although yoga practices have since begun to speed up and become more “Type A,” (i.e., hurried, impatient, irritable, elitist, exclusive, co...

      October 14, 2016
    • How Often Should I Do Yoga?

      How Often Should I Do Yoga?

      This was originally published on my Martinez Patch.com blog on Apr. 15, 2012. Whether I’m at the studio or out in the world, when people find out I’m a yoga instructor they often ask me how often they should “do yoga”. I have ...

      September 25, 2015
    • Welcome Back Yoga: How to Get Back on the Mat

      Welcome Back Yoga: How to Get Back on the Mat

      This was originally published on my Pleasant Hill Patch.com blog, Jan. 14, 2013. Our studio staff were recently discussing our new Welcome Back Yoga class, designed to help ease our experienced students back into a regular class after a long absence,...

      September 25, 2015
    • Type “A” Toolkit: Ahimsa, Asteya and Aparigraha

      Type “A” Toolkit: Ahimsa, Asteya and Aparigraha

      Type A personalities are competitive and driven. They push themselves through life, always striving to get ahead. Often, they don’t stop to realize they already are ahead, or take the time to appreciate what they have. More importantly, their attit...

      February 11, 2015
    • What Is Yoga?

      What Is Yoga?

      Is Yoga a fitness program? A religion? A cultural artifact? A clinical psychology tool? A physical therapy modality? A way of life? Yoga is a challenging field of study because of these questions. No one asks if cardio-kickboxing might convert them...

      January 30, 2015
    • What Is Type A Yoga?

      What Is Type A Yoga?

      Type A Yoga® began in 2010 as a response to people who said, “I can’t do yoga.” Although yoga practices have since begun to speed up and become more “Type A,” (i.e., hurried, impatient, irritable, elitist, exclusive, co...

      October 14, 2016
    • Type “A” Toolkit: Ahimsa, Asteya and Aparigraha

      Type “A” Toolkit: Ahimsa, Asteya and Aparigraha

      Type A personalities are competitive and driven. They push themselves through life, always striving to get ahead. Often, they don’t stop to realize they already are ahead, or take the time to appreciate what they have. More importantly, their attit...

      February 11, 2015
    • How Often Should I Do Yoga?

      How Often Should I Do Yoga?

      This was originally published on my Martinez Patch.com blog on Apr. 15, 2012. Whether I’m at the studio or out in the world, when people find out I’m a yoga instructor they often ask me how often they should “do yoga”. I have ...

      September 25, 2015
    • Welcome Back Yoga: How to Get Back on the Mat

      Welcome Back Yoga: How to Get Back on the Mat

      This was originally published on my Pleasant Hill Patch.com blog, Jan. 14, 2013. Our studio staff were recently discussing our new Welcome Back Yoga class, designed to help ease our experienced students back into a regular class after a long absence,...

      September 25, 2015
    • Why You Aren’t Doing Yoga (and Why You Should)

      Why You Aren’t Doing Yoga (and Why You Should)

      I realize this headline is a bit presumptuous… I don’t even know you and now I’m jumping to conclusions about your health habits and speculating as to your state of mind! A bit rude, really. However, given that this is a blog and ca...

      February 11, 2015
    • What Is Type A Yoga?

      What Is Type A Yoga?

      Type A Yoga® began in 2010 as a response to people who said, “I can’t do yoga.” Although yoga practices have since begun to speed up and become more “Type A,” (i.e., hurried, impatient, irritable, elitist, exclusive, co...

      October 14, 2016
    • What You Need to Know Before You Buy a Yoga Mat

      What You Need to Know Before You Buy a Yoga Mat

      Over the last decade of yoga’s increasing popularity, many, many more mat products, materials, and characteristics have been released and it can be challenging to determine what options are best for you. For those of you looking for guidance, w...

      February 11, 2015
    • Why I Teach the Way I Do: Verbal Instruction, Mirrors, Demonstration, Spirituality

      Why I Teach the Way I Do: Verbal Instruction, Mirrors, Demonstration, Spirituality

      There are a multitude of voices and styles in the yoga community. Students who become accustomed to one style of teaching may find themselves caught off guard when they find a teacher who is drastically different than what they expect. Students who h...

      February 11, 2015
    • Why I Teach the Way I Do: From Injury to Industry

      Why I Teach the Way I Do: From Injury to Industry

      The yoga “industry” is getting more and more athletic. A practice associated with gentle breathing in the seventies is now associated with acrobatics and contortion. Advertisements for workshops and pictures for yoga articles feature adva...

      February 11, 2015
    • Our “Anti-Guru-Industrial-Complex” Schedule

      Our “Anti-Guru-Industrial-Complex” Schedule

      Over the last few years I’ve been open, actually over the decade plus I’ve been practicing, an industry has risen. Not all of it represents the same thing as what yoga means to me. We are Type A Yoga because when I started practicing, Ty...

      February 11, 2015

What Is Yoga?

Is Yoga a fitness program? A religion? A cultural artifact? A clinical psychology tool? A physical therapy modality? A way of life? Yoga is a challenging field of study because of these questions. No one asks if cardio-kickboxing might convert them to another religion and few ask about the use of Zumba in clinical PTSD ...

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What Is Type A Yoga?

Type A Yoga® began in 2010 as a response to people who said, “I can’t do yoga.” Although yoga practices have since begun to speed up and become more “Type A,” (i.e., hurried, impatient, irritable, elitist, ...

Read more
14
Oct

How Often Should I Do Yoga?

This was originally published on my Martinez Patch.com blog on Apr. 15, 2012. Whether I’m at the studio or out in the world, when people find out I’m a yoga instructor they often ask me how often they should “do yoga”. I ...

Read more
25
Sep

Welcome Back Yoga: How to Get Back on the Mat

This was originally published on my Pleasant Hill Patch.com blog, Jan. 14, 2013. Our studio staff were recently discussing our new Welcome Back Yoga class, designed to help ease our experienced students back into a regular class after a long ...

Read more
25
Sep

What You Need to Know Before You Buy a Yoga Mat

Over the last decade of yoga’s increasing popularity, many, many more mat products, materials, and characteristics have been released and it can be challenging to determine what options are best for you. For those of you looking for ...

Read more
11
Feb

Why You Aren’t Doing Yoga (and Why You Should)

I realize this headline is a bit presumptuous… I don’t even know you and now I’m jumping to conclusions about your health habits and speculating as to your state of mind! A bit rude, really. However, given that this is a blog ...

Read more
11
Feb

Why I Teach the Way I Do: Verbal Instruction, Mirrors, Demonstration, Spirituality

There are a multitude of voices and styles in the yoga community. Students who become accustomed to one style of teaching may find themselves caught off guard when they find a teacher who is drastically different than what they expect. Students ...

Read more
11
Feb

Why I Teach the Way I Do: From Injury to Industry

The yoga “industry” is getting more and more athletic. A practice associated with gentle breathing in the seventies is now associated with acrobatics and contortion. Advertisements for workshops and pictures for yoga articles feature ...

Read more
11
Feb

Our “Anti-Guru-Industrial-Complex” Schedule

Over the last few years I’ve been open, actually over the decade plus I’ve been practicing, an industry has risen. Not all of it represents the same thing as what yoga means to me. We are Type A Yoga because when I started ...

Read more
11
Feb

Type “A” Toolkit: Ahimsa, Asteya and Aparigraha

Type A personalities are competitive and driven. They push themselves through life, always striving to get ahead. Often, they don’t stop to realize they already are ahead, or take the time to appreciate what they have. More importantly, their ...

Read more
11
Feb

On personal practice…

A lot of my students are hesitant to start a personal practice because they don’t know what sequence to do or think they can’t remember any poses. That’s because they’re trying to practice with their brain. Now, if ...

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4
Feb
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