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Sep
16

What is Viniyoga? Part Three: Breath & Adaptation

What is Viniyoga? Week Three – Breath & Adaptation “Master your breath, let the self be in bliss, contemplate on the sublime within you.” –Tirumalai Krishnamacharya When I first started teaching Viniyoga, I was describing the importance of working with the breath to my 90-year-old neighbor. Her comment was, “Why do I need a class […]

By Robin Lilly | Viniyoga . Yoga Teacher Training
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Sep
16

¿Qué es Viniyoga? Parte Tres: Respiración y Adaptación

¿Qué es Viniyoga? Parte Tres – Respiración y Adaptación “Domina tu respiración, deja que tu ser permanezca en un estado de dicha, contempla lo sublime dentro de ti.” — Tirumalai Krishnamacharya Cuando empecé a enseñar Viniyoga, le comenté a una vecina que tenía 90 años la importancia de la respiración. Ella me dijo, “¿Por qué […]

By Robin Lilly | Viniyoga . Yoga Teacher Training
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What is Viniyoga? Part Two: Function Over Form

What is Viniyoga? Part Two: Function Over Form – Adaption in Asana “We are teaching people, not postures.” — Gary Kraftsow It is hard not to admire the beauty and flexibility of the models who grace the covers of yoga publications.  Who would not want to look so graceful while practicing āsana? Actually, āsana (the […]

By Robin Lilly | Viniyoga . Yoga Teacher Training
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¿Qué es Viniyoga? Parte Dos: La Función por encima de la Forma

¿Que es Viniyoga? Parte Dos – La Función por encima de la Forma:  Adapción en Asana “Estamos enseñando a gente, no posturas.” Gary Kraftsow Es difícil no admirar la belleza y flexibilidad de los modelos en las portadas de publicaciones de yoga. ¿Quién no quisiera verse así mientras practica asana? De hecho, asana (las posturas […]

By Robin Lilly | Viniyoga . Yoga Teacher Training
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Sep
02

What is Viniyoga? Part One: Repetition and Stay

What is Viniyoga? Part One – Repetition and stay What is the best way to learn to do something well? Practice, right?  If you were planning a skiing vacation, you would be wise to get your legs and lungs in condition.  If you were about to sing an aria on stage, you would sing a […]

By Robin Lilly | Viniyoga . Yoga Teacher Training
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Sep
02

¿Qué es Viniyoga? Parte Uno: Repetir y Quedarse

¿Qué es Viniyoga? Parte Uno – Repetir y Quedarse ¿Cuál es la mejor manera de aprender a hacer algo bien? Practicar, ¿verdad?  Si vas a ir de vacaciones a esquiar, es una buena idea acondicionar las piernas y los pulmones.  Si vas a cantar en público, de seguro practicarás un poco el do-re-mi antes de […]

By Robin Lilly | Viniyoga . Yoga Teacher Training
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Re-discovering Viniyoga

“I have practiced Yoga on and off  for 44 years, but until a client raved about what Viniyoga had done for her, I had not heard of it.” Read what Sandra Levy of Alexandria Myotherapy in Alexandria, Virginia has to say about discovering and then re-discovering the therapeutic benefits of Viniyoga.

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When the going gets tough…EXHALE

by Stephanie Harding At the end of October, with Hurricane Sandy threatening the northeast, I returned to New York from Yoga Therapist training in sunny California. I had to jump right in to prepare for the storm – clearing the gutters and the basement, taking any potential projectiles inside, filling buckets and bottles with water. […]

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Yoga knew this five thousand years ago

by Stephani Sutherland As a practicing psychiatrist for over 25 years, Marilyn Granger, MD, knows something about the inner workings of the brain. But unlike most psychiatrists, Marilyn is also training to become a certified Yoga Therapist with AVI. In an upcoming workshop co-presented with Mirka Scalco-Kraftsow in Sebastopol, CA, Marilyn will lay out some […]

By Robin Lilly | Viniyoga . Yoga . Yoga Teacher Training
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