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Hathavidya Teacher Training Q&A

Posted December 17, 2014
with Lisa Benner Saturday, January 3 1:00PM FREE Are you interested in deepening your knowledge of yoga and forming your own personal practice? This spring, Hathavidya will be offering it’s second 200HR Teacher Training at Bread and Yoga. Join Hathavidya 200HR director and longtime Bread and Yoga teacher Lisa Benner for a free question and […]
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Yoga Off the Mat: psssst-Meditation is the whole point.

Posted December 16, 2014
by Judi Checo I started practicing yoga in the late 90’s, but I didn’t develop a meditation practice until a little over a year ago when it became a requirement of my yoga teacher training. Prior to that, I had very skeptically and sheepishly tried it a few times and decided rather quickly that I […]
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Yoga Off the Mat: Practicing Sthira Sukhamasanam this Holiday Season

Posted December 09, 2014
by Judi Checo “How is the love life treating you?”, my step-sister’s husband asked. It was the weekend before Thanksgiving and I was at a reunion with my extended family from Rhode Island. I hadn’t seen them in 3 years, and while I was happy to be with them and felt their love and joy […]
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Romping in the Meadows of Yoga

Posted December 05, 2014
By Maryrose Wood I came to my yoga practice with the goal of self-care in a time of personal stress. I didn’t have any large agenda about it; I just wanted to get out of the house and do something positive for my mental and physical health. I work from home, so the part about […]
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Headstands and the Feldenkrais Method

Posted December 02, 2014
by Belinda He Dr. Feldenkrais had a black belt in judo. In fact, the founder of judo, Professor Jigaro Kano, was so impressed by Feldenkrais that he sent two of his top instructors to train him. Many of Feldenkrais’ ideas that eventually became important tenets in what was to become the Feldenkrais Method were influenced […]
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Holiday Schedule

Posted November 20, 2014
Full Schedule: Thanksgiving Weekend 2014 Wednesday, November 26 No 12:30PM Lunch Hour Yoga Thursday, November 27 9AM Iyengar No evening yoga classes Friday, November 28 Normal Schedule Saturday, November 29 9AM Hatha Flow 11:30AM Vinyasa No 8AM Tai Chi No 10:30AM Prenatal Yoga  
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The Self-Image

Posted November 18, 2014
by Belinda He In Moshe Feldenkrais’ book written specifically about the Feldenkrais Method, ‘Awareness Through Movement’, the preface begins with the sentence “We act in accordance with our self-image.” Chapter 1 of the book, entitled ‘The Self-Image’, goes on to explain in further detail what he meant by that very first statement. Here are some […]
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Preparing for Birth

Posted November 13, 2014
by Alicia Suarez Since I can remember, I have always been interested in working with women. This passion of mine has led me through numerous paths in life, among them: dance, yoga, anatomy, embryology and, for the last year-and-a-half, birth work. This past September, I celebrated the anniversary of my first birth as a doula…12 […]
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Skill vs. Will

Posted November 11, 2014
by Belinda He Following up on last week’s blog entry, on one paragraph of Dr. Feldenkrais’ article, ‘Learning to Learn’, I’m writing about another paragraph from that article, with the heading ‘It is easier to tell differences when the effort is light’. Once again, in Dr. Feldenkrais’ words: “All our senses are so built that we […]
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Do Not “Try” to Do Well

Posted November 06, 2014
by Belinda He In a widely circulated document amongst Feldenkrais Practitioners, ‘Learning to Learn’, written by Dr. Feldenkrais himself, a paragraph heading says ‘Do not “try” to to well’. In Dr Feldenkrais’ words: “Trying hard means that somehow a person knows that unless he makes a greater effort and applies himself harder he will not […]
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