Category Archives: Class extras

Things we do or discuss in class

Come as you are

A few weeks ago I watched the broadcast of the 2nd annual Accessible Yoga Conference. One of the presenters was Dianne Bondy She’s very passionate about bringing yoga to communities that don’t fit the common yoga population. This quote comes … Continue reading

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Quote from Class

A quote by Sally Kempton, shared in class in February. By improving your ability to fully receive, you will come to notice how many gifts are being offered to you at every moment. The wind in the trees, a stranger’s … Continue reading

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2017 at Rexburg Yoga

We will take the theme for our classes this year from this quote by Joel Kramer: Yoga is a living process. The heart of Yoga does not lie in visible attainments; it lies in learning about how universal patterns express … Continue reading

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Dotti, a horse, and a video camera

One of our long-time friends and yoga students participated in a television commercial for Blue Cross Blue Shield. The great shots don’t give the true picture of the many hours riding back and forth by the river on a horse … Continue reading

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Chanting Practice

For those gathering for chanting practice, here’s the “homework” to prepare for the first few meetings. First is an essay I prepared recently: Share this:ShareFacebookPrintEmail

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Breakfast Cookie recipe

We had a quick surprise graduation party for Shelly who graduated from Massage Therapy school this week. Breakfast cookies were on the menu, so here’s the recipe. And congratulations to Shelly for her accomplishment. Share this:ShareFacebookPrintEmail

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Myth busting: Yoga is Exercise

Yoga is exercise. This myth and question is not so simple to answer. Its both Yes, and No. Share this:ShareFacebookPrintEmail

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OM music recomendation

I played a track with a beautiful vocal OM in class today and several wanted to know what it was. The particular track is called OM. Here’s the artist’s site, Lex Van Someren and then a few youtube clips: Share … Continue reading

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Natural Movement: Squat pose

While its true that a yoga practice does not provide all the movement a body needs, it does provide most of the natural human movements including the squat. What’s the big deal about squatting? Share this:ShareFacebookPrintEmail

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Myth-busting: do my organs twist in a deep twist?

For students not knowing the body anatomy, they might think its possible to have the organs themselves twist or wring out in a particularly deep twist. And teachers, not being mindful of their words, might give this as a metaphor … Continue reading

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