by Jillian Pransky
If you're new to a daily practice, the idea of doing something every day may seem daunting. But these steps will make it easier.
With our community more than doubling in the last decade, yoga is quickly evolving. (Goat yoga gone mainstream? Couldn’t have called it.) This National Yoga Month, we asked respected teachers across the yoga spectrum: what’s happening now and what’s next? Despite wildly different styles, many shared unified perspectives—and predictions.
WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE PART OF YOUR WORK?
A favorite part of my work, is that I am constantly offered the opportunity to slow down and connect with others and myself. I am regularly gifted moments of presence, spaciousness, and intimacy within myself and the honor of witnessing my students experiencing the same.
How to get the most support from your props. Well-propped restorative poses can offer us the experience of being cradled and protected while releasing deep-held tension and providing the opportunity for true relaxation. Learn how to set yourself up for your most rejuvenating practice yet.
By Alexa Tucker
These restorative yoga poses will help prepare you for the best sleep ever. Keeping your eyes open at 4:45 P.M. takes monumental effort some days. And, despite trying to hit the sheets earlier, it always seems like a second wind rolls around at 10 P.M. threatening those well-intentioned plans to get eight whole hours of sleep.
By Noelle H. Lowery
Just one conversation with Jillian Pransky gives a person a sense of peace and calm that is hard to come by in today’s fast-paced, technologically-driven world. You immediately take a deep breath and relax. Your heart rate slows down. Your mind clears.