Archive for October, 2013



Oh, those hamstrings! And….breathe!

Published on October 23, 2013

Doesn’t it seem that each time we begin our practice, our hamstrings act as if this were the first time we’ve ever practiced? Of course there is a physiological reason for this, our muscles recovering each nite as we sleep. Over time, what you will notice is that the hamstrings will respond more rapidly to […]


Building our practice

Published on October 20, 2013

Building strength, balance and flexibility. These are some aspects of what our yoga practice is about. But, not exclusively.If you have been reading this blog or scroll thru past entries, you will find that yoga has many facets. Each person comes to class with their own intentions for their practice. Within that intention, I am […]


Bragging Rights!

Published on October 14, 2013

So, I don’t do this often, but I can’t help it in this case. Both of my sons are runners, the oldest rather new to the passion, the younger, addicted since high school. This year, we watched the younger run his first Boston Marathon. The events of that day need not be repeated here. His […]


Keeping our focus inward: The path to contentment

Published on October 12, 2013

I often have yogis come to me after class and make some disparaging remark about their own flexibility, strength or perhaps even their coordination and balance. I understand the need to want to “apologize” for our own perceived lacks when it comes our abilities in class. When it comes to yoga, if we can simply […]


First Monday Bliss: Yin!

Published on October 5, 2013

Not everyone loves a Yin practice, but alot of folks do. Yin provides us with some quiet time to listen to our body and allow the mind some down time. Please join us for a Yin Practice on Monday October 7 from 6:30-8:00 pm at the UU Church of Fresno on Alluival. Come with a […]