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B R E A K T H R O U G H 😅
We hold so much tension in our bodies that we fail to even realise we carry it around with us everyday. We store emotion and fear even in the nooks and crannies of our posture. I was and still am far from flexible naturally. I have always held a lot of tension and emotion in my lower back and shoulders. I never realised this till I started yoga.
Think the first few weeks of doing yoga a lot I cried ALOT! I felt like shit! But now I realise this all had to be released cus I was holding onto fear. Loosening my body and letting go was very cleansing.
Been playing with backbends and heart opener poses which can be very painful internally. I’m still so stiff in my shoulders and spine. But I’ve been playing and working on opening these areas up. Again I’ve felt shitty but I know I’m moving forward. Never put yourself in the position of causing an injury but cus I’ve been playing with this for abit tonight I kind of let go abit in my spine and managed this for about 10 seconds for Mollie to capture two photos 📸

Feels good to listen to your body and trust the process.
I always say having a clear out at home feels so good.... throwing stuff away feels good and this is what yoga does for the body!
@janine.leagh.alchemy I’m looking forward to expanding my knowledge on all this at Easter @hotyogasheffield 🧘‍♀️🙏💚
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✨ Day 21 Virabhadrasana A ✨
Whenever I take this asana I remember my teacher’s words: Feel your legs, Linda! 😁 Thank you @timfeldmannyoga for your insight on this; it’s unbelievable how we can disconnect with some parts of our body...and it’s amazing when you have the proper guidance to move the right and natural way 🙏

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Sure it’s cold and I miss the beach.... but there is nowhere I would rather be than in the cozy studio warmth with my community. Don’t let the weather bring you down - come warm up with us @yogatreestudios 🌲 ☀️ 🧘🏻‍♀️ Everyday is a good day when it includes yoga 💕 Join me every Monday:
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Back in Bandung from my Semarang workshop 😊 The way I see yoga has changed quite a lot these past few months. Or maybe I just realized it because it must have been gradual. I'm talking about the more physical practice of yoga here. My experience as a teacher who has various kinds of students opens my eyes again and again that yoga is yoga. It's not a contortion, circus act, calisthenic or gymnastic even though the outer form may look very similar.
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Compared to those things mentioned above, yogis are (sorry to say this) worse in general in performing difficult tricks. Why? Yoga teaches us not to hurt ourselves and this implies we have to control what we're doing (in a sense that we know what exactly is going on in our body and how to move certain muscle groups so as not to do us harm now or later). .

Our main aim as yoga asana practitioners is to be healthy(-er). Therefore, we should avoid things that give us tension and unecessary discomfort. But this doesn't mean we can only do basic asanas. Just like people who practice meditation increase their time over the year, asana practitioners benefit from practicing advanced poses. Apart from the physical benefits (tone and strengthen muscles, increase flexibility, etc) they help us to keep learning and be humble.
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I've been beating about the bush. Well, actually, I blabbered because I'm very sorry to see people hurting themselves because of yoga. They might become scared of yoga and people who know this will feel the same too. It is ironic. Another thing that's ironic is some people are scared of me because they thing I only teach advanced poses. I assure you, I am strict about safety.
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Ahh... I didn't plan to write this much. Must end this now. Thank you to all of you who spend time to read this 😄🙏💖
#Repost @yennychristine ・・・.
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Chakrasana ! In backbend the outer mind is silent and the inner mind starts to work.
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Natarajasana, or Lord of the Dance pose, is a pose symbolic of both transformation and of maintaining internal bliss amidst chaos.
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The pose is named after Nataraja, one of Shiva’s many forms. Shiva is one of the most prominent deities in the Hindu tradition, and is considered the overseer of destruction (or transformation, depending on how you see it).
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Nataraja is depicted dancing in a ring of flames—which represent samsara, or the constant cycle of change—birth, death, and rebirth. He is steady, calm, and fearless. All of which are necessary for the pose, Natarajasana.
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If you are a teacher and not constantly seeking out more knowledge you are failing your students... and it’s all about them (or at least should be).


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Being present can be a struggle for me. I’m a lady who likes nostalgia and oftentimes when I’m thrown into a new situation I think back on when things were a bit more comfortable and familiar for me. It’s a struggle for me but I’m working on taking each new stage of life as it comes.
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Day Two of #YogisInnerGoddess 💛
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2. Present/Awareness - Frog/Puppy ↞
3. Compassion/Soften - Camel/Tiger
4. Blissful/Grateful - Down Dog/Wild Thing
5. Empowered/Freedom - Warrior 3/Crescent
6. Aligned/Authentic - Dancer/Sugarcane or Half Moon
7. Creative/Confident - Yogi’s Choice
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✨D A Y 1: YAMA(s)✨
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Because yama or yama-s are the first set of practices that develop our compliance in society and it’s what prepares us for our journey inward to discover our own true nature. Yama-s provide guidance and lay foundation for a strong and respectable backbone and sets the foundation to the remaining seven limbs. Thus, for my day 1 of the challenge I choose Urdhva Dhanurasana, allowing my spine to support me strong and powerful, setting the foundation for the rest of my practice.⚡️
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#asidefromasana
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#phelanlucky #teamben22q13 Day 4 of this worthwhile & awareness raising #yogachallenge - heart openers 💗
Please immerse yourself in learning more about #phelanmcdermidsyndrome via @stronger_for_ben - Chardel is Mum to Ben, age 9 and he has been having ‘zoning out’ seizures since he was 3 ~ this caused him to lose some of his learning/development such as ASL & other everyday skills that we take for granted...
BUT he gives the strongest , bestest hugs to his Momma every morning ~ what a way to start your day ~ we can all learn from Mr Benjamin ~ go give someone a hug 🤗
Sharing #urdhvadhanurasana & #ustrasana for today’s 💓
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Some day yin some day yang
A balance is great
When my energy is mostly Yin I am more creative, artistic, slow paste, dreamy.
it becomes hard for me to do all my tasks and I find myself wanting to just flow in harmony outside the real world (thank god I am a yoga teacher not a banker)
But when Yin overtakes me .. it becomes a burden
I need to switch to yang to keep up with duties and responsibilities, with accounting and time - I need to do the tasks all at once and tick things on my to do list...
So if I can have both at once it’s ideal ☯️
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“The body takes a shape because we suggest it to do so.
When we enter the landscape of our open heart,
We yearn for a gesture that may express what is discovered.
Or perhaps, we yearn to enter the landscape of a heart that has yet to open.
We ask the body to shift its shape and show the way.
And because of the profundity of it’s purpose, no backbend is created equal nor can one ever be re-created….
…for a backbend ~like a sunset~
is the articulation of something bigger…
A Backbend Communicates The Inarticulate Speech of your Heart.” ~ Michelle Dawson #backbend #myyogalife #followyourheart


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Some Motivation for the week😉
The first picture is when I was a Pole baby a few years ago and the other one is from December 2018.
I know it's not the same side but I still shows perfectly how my journey went. With all the breaks and set backs throughout the years I approved a lot.
So don't get discouraged with your training when you see how far others are, you will get there too with time 💜
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🎉Progress Report: #contortionintensive2019 edition🎉

Today is the beginning of Week 3, and I’m SO looking forward to classes later on today! Here’s a look back at some of the back flex progress that was made from Week 1 to Week 2. I’m hoping to see even more improvement in this when we do it later on this week! Swipe to see more 🤩
As always- PLEASE don’t stretch friends like this! It can be very dangerous if you don’t know how to tell where someone’s limits are 🙏

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@amartinez763 Thanks for #flying or bending I suppose ha. From last nights jam, familiar shape with a great friend! Always check out @acroyogaomaha #backbend #balance #shapes #strength #acroyoga #tattoos #fitness #partneryoga


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🤸Slowly working towards pressing from L-sit to handstand. . 🎫 If you want to attend for 🆓 one of my handstand workshops in Southampton or Basingstoke in January, February or March - go to the link in my bio, where you can enter the giveaway contest.
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Good luck 😊


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Who cares about skiing?! Dancings WAY more fun! (Its A LOT harder than it looks) ❄️☃️💦😹😂🤣 #dancer #carolinadancecapital #flexible #tilt #splitleap #dancersinsnow #snow #mountains #4dayweekend #snowdancer #backbend #harderthanitlooks


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Would you Dare??❄️❄️❄️❄️
📸 @nude_yogagirl


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