Tag Archives: pose


asanas abroad

you asked I am currently studying abroad in Copenhagen, Denmark for 6 months and was not able to bring my favourite lululemon yoga mat with me because of baggage restrictions. Are there any poses that you can suggest for someone who is traveling abroad and has a limited amount of space to work with? “Tak […]

ask a yogi: my arch hurts holding yoga poses

you asked I am doing hot yoga and vinyasa. Sometimes I can’t hold a pose – not because I lack strength or balance – but because the arch of my foot hurts. Any clue what that is and what I can do about it?- melanie a yogi answers Dear Melanie, When balancing, try to shift […]

why do we lie on the right side in yoga?

you asked Why does my yoga instructor always have us lie on our right side before coming up from the final relaxation pose?- Rachel (@racheljoon) two yogis answer Ted’s answer: You lie on your right side for 2 reasons. 1.Your heart is on your left side. When you roll to your right, your heart is […]

ask a yogi: benefits & headstands

Season (from the Corte Madera store) enjoying the therapeutic benefits of yoga on the peak of Half Dome in Yosemite you asked… I am looking into alternative therapies to help me get back on my feet and a number of people have suggested yoga. I’ve done yoga minimally in the past as cross-training but I’d […]