My latest post for Yoga Journal includes an analogy that could be extended to bike frames, wetsuits, or golf clubs. It’s about finding the right yoga teacher to serve your current needs. I’ve just wrapped up teaching a five-day intensive for yoga teachers on working with athletes. It was a wonderful group of enthusiastic, kind,… Read more »
Posts Tagged: Mental Skills
My latest for Active Yogi, my blog at Yoga Journal, is about finding the flow state. It’s a continuation of the series on training your focus. Please click over and have a look and a Like!
My latest post for Active Yogi at Yoga Journal describes climbing Old Baldy, the lighthouse on Bald Head Island with rickety steps, dark landings, and a trap door to the top. Intention, form, and breath got me up, along with some goading from my kids.
My younger daughter, Vivian, who has no history of gymnastics lessons, has decided to master an unsupported handstand. She’s already pretty great at doing it against the wall—something she watches me do in my home yoga practice sometimes—but this drive to handstand in free space is impressive. A few times each day (including, to the… Read more »
My latest on the Active Yogi blog at Yoga Journal is a revisitation of the Mt. Mitchell Challenge from a yoga perspective. Please enjoy!
I’ve gotten a host of good questions from readers this morning and hope to cover them in the next few posts. One, via Twitter, is especially germane for me today, as I approach a challenging trail race on Saturday. Ainhoa asks, “Do you have something for managing stress, let’s say pre-race for instance.” Yes! Both… Read more »
In my latest post for Active Yogi at Yoga Journal, I consider mat placement. Where do you set up and why?
My latest post for Active Yogi is on mantra. You probably use it already, whether or not you have thought of it as official.
My latest post for Active Yogi, my blog at Yoga Journal, investigates the athletic mindset on the mat. Do you see yourself in it?
My latest post for Active Yogi is on using drishti toward dharana. If that doesn’t mean much for you, please click on over and let me explain!