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Tkv Desikachar: An Appreciation

Tkv Desikachar: An Appreciation

by BaxterWhen I first checked my email on Monday morning, in my inbox I found a short message from a yoga colleague, “Just heard that your guru Desikachar passed away early this morning-India... read more
Case Look At: Yoga And Gastrointenstinal Misery

Case Look At: Yoga And Gastrointenstinal Misery

by BaxterAngry Doe by Marie Lossky (@Marie.Lossky on Instagram)For over 15 years, I have been seeing clients and yoga students regularly in one-on-one sessions to address many different health issues... read more
My Satya (truthfulness) Apply

My Satya (truthfulness) Apply

by BaxterMountain in the Mist by Melina MezaA year or so ago, I wrote about a personal realization I had around the concept of satya (truthfulness), which appears on our upcoming book Yoga for... read more
The Shoulders In Downward-dealing With Canine Pose

The Shoulders In Downward-dealing With Canine Pose

by BaxterI recently got the following short comment on the postFeatured Pose: Downward-Facing Dog Posethatwe did back on 2015:“What about shoulders in Adho Muka Svanasana? confused yogi...”And in... read more
Are You Overly Flexibile? Hyperflexibility, Joint Hypermobility Syndrome And Generalized Joint Hypermobility

Are You Overly Flexibile? Hyperflexibility, Joint Hypermobility Syndrome And Generalized Joint Hypermobility

by BaxterJill Miller, who has written about her problems with hyperflexibilityOver the last year or so, I have had more and more students asking me about “hyperflexibility” and more specifically... read more
A Series For Other Folks Who Take A Seat For Lengthy Sessions

A Series For Other Folks Who Take A Seat For Lengthy Sessions

by BaxterBaxter At Music CampI was thrilled to see that inYoga for TravelingNina compiled all the posts we have done over the years related to yoga for travel and the stresses that can accompany it,... read more
Evolving Concepts Approximately Yoga For Wholesome Growing Older

Evolving Concepts Approximately Yoga For Wholesome Growing Older

by BaxterThe Cultivation of Ideas by Rene Magritte*As I approach teaching my sixth Yoga for Healthy Aging Intensive this July 2018, I thought it would be useful to reflect on how my ideas about... read more
My Evolving House Apply

My Evolving House Apply

by Baxter Because my life, my circumstances, and my health are always changing, I adapt my personal yoga practices to the changes I’m currently going through. In 2017, my focus was on consistent... read more
Kneeling Heat-up

Kneeling Heat-up

by BaxterThis is my final warm up sequence in my series of four (see Standing Warm-Up, Seated Warm-Up, andDynamic Floor Warm-Up). Today’s warm-up includes poses that are practiced from a kneeling... read more
The Significance Of Tension Control: A Private Adventure

The Significance Of Tension Control: A Private Adventure

By BaxterThe Heart Goes from Sugar to Coffee by Kurt SchwittersI couldn't help but notice how easy it was for me to work with an acute stress event when it showed up at the beginning of this week... read more
Getting At Ease In Simple Sitting Pose (sukasana)

Getting At Ease In Simple Sitting Pose (sukasana)

by Baxter Learning to sit comfortably on the floor is as important for a basic asana practice as it is for seated meditation. Yet for many people this is not an easy task!We have addressed some of... read more
Seated Heat Up

Seated Heat Up

by BaxterAlthough starting a longer practice while lying on the floor is my favorite way to go (see Dynamic Floor Warm Up ), starting from a sitting position is a close second, especially first thing... read more
Dynamic Flooring Heat-up

Dynamic Flooring Heat-up

by BaxterTruth be told, starting a yoga practice by on the floor is my favorite way to begin, regardless of what might come later in the sequence. It is a great way to warm up for both gentle and... read more
Featured Series: Yoga For Tenting (and Different Types Of Go Back And Forth)

Featured Series: Yoga For Tenting (and Different Types Of Go Back And Forth)

by Baxter I recently went on a five-day car camping trip and while I had a lot of fun and got a lot of exercise, I quickly realized that my body really needed some asana! Although we have a pretty... read more
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