Month: January 2012

“Frequency. Precision. Intensity. These are the keys…”

“Frequency. Precision. Intensity. These are the keys to unlocking the treasures of Bikram Yoga.” -Emmy Cleaves, senior teacher We’re getting so many questions about the yoga! Thought you all might enjoy this classic interview with Emmy Cleaves, Bikram’s most senior teacher. Emmy is in… Continue Reading ““Frequency. Precision. Intensity. These are the keys…””

Forever balanced, equal and simultaneous, 50/50

Next is Standing Bow Pulling Pose. “As impossible as this pose seems the first time you ¬†try it, it is the pose people seem to resent the least–and are the most anxious to perform and perfect. It just looks so pretty!” ~Bikram Choudhury Like… Continue Reading “Forever balanced, equal and simultaneous, 50/50”

Letting go…

A quick little post on the elusive final element of Standing Head To Knee… Letting Go! Anything taken to its extreme becomes its exact opposite. Like ice burns the skin. Extreme effort becomes complete relaxation. Precise control in the posture allows you to let… Continue Reading “Letting go…”

Standing leg LOCKED!

Standing Head To Knee Wipe your hands, shift your weight, grab your foot! Strengthens: Quadriceps muscles Trapezius Biceps Latissmus Dorsi Abdominal muscles   Stretches: Back Shoulders Hamstrings   Stimulates: Pancreas Thyroid, Para-Thyroid¬†(in full expression of the posture) Thymus (in full expression) Digestive organs Reproductive… Continue Reading “Standing leg LOCKED!”

Party time!

Have a little sip of water. If you want it. (You don’t need it.) “If you don’t want it, skip it,” Chris Fluck No talking. No wiping. Best. Party. Ever.