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Hips & Ham

Erm, well, hamstrings. I am not so much a fan of the eating kind of ham. However, the more I looked into glute stuff, the more I realized that when it comes to hip extension, the gluteus maximus usually works

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Poses I Love to Hate: Revolved Triangle

Because with hip things and arm things, it’s complicated enough to warrant a post of its own. While I’ve grown past revolved half moon being a pose I love to hate, revolved triangle (parivrtta trikonasana) still retains that distinctive title.

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Thoughts on a Word: Potential

Adjective — Capable of being or becoming. Overheard from a coach coworker (probably not about me): “She has potential as a runner, but she might have to slim down and tone up her frame in order to actualize it.” Watched

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Posted in MenstroMonster, satya

The Second Chair Warrior

It’s not directly related to either the psoas or the pelvic floor muscles (though it’s not far removed from either), but warrior 2 is a logical next place to go with the chair series. Physically, it’s not too far removed

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Heels, Redux

My sneakers and skirts look has not gone unnoticed at work. When teachers comment, I say, “Allowing myself the freedom to move makes me a better teacher.” When students comment, I say, “I’m not willing to worry about how I

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Posted in non-asana, restorative

My Deal with Heels

Reconstructed conversation I had with a coworker — let’s call her Nicole — the other day. The words are paraphrases, but I have attempted to accurately convey the overall sentiment. I decided it would be awesome to try to wear

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Posted in ahimsa