I'm less about holding perfectly still, and more about moving unbearably slow.
My favourite moments, in teaching or self-practice, are the slowest ones -- when I can feel each vertebrae or new pockets of strength, each extra millimeter of lungs expanding or spine lengthening.
Yoga is the perfect opportunity to be curious about who you are.
What if we can be curious about discomfort or pain? What if we are more curious about our stream of thoughts, or judgements? (Quote: Jason Crandell)
The teacher who inspires my style most is Meghan Currie. She's elegant, precise with her words, quietly funny, and contagiously silly. Videos: Yoga in Meghan's own words, a sample of her online class.
For self-practice, you'll also like the 100s of quality, free, and specific classes on the Digital Yoga Network.
“Mindfulness helps you go home to the present. And every time you go there and recognise a condition of happiness that you have, happiness comes.” (Thich Nhat Hanh)
I've heard this message a thousand times, yet I sometimes still underestimate the power of being grateful for each breath and every idea.