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Is this yoga? What is yoga?

Is this yoga? What is yoga?

I grew up in one of the first yoga studios in Canada. I remember a time before Lululemon, and before Walmart carried yoga mats, but my practice really began at the same time that yoga was exploding in the west. I’ve heard stories of teachers sharing their knowledge...

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Strength Training to Complement Yoga Poses

Strength Training to Complement Yoga Poses

When I grew up practicing Ashtanga I did the same routine of poses almost every day for a handful of years. My movement education was a series of postures, good alignment within that series, and some basic modifications incase I couldn't put my body into the original...

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Does “Good” Alignment Help Us?

Does “Good” Alignment Help Us?

When I learned modern postural yoga, having good alignment was the gold standard. I learned the exact positioning of the shoulder blade in plank and downward dog. When I started training in the gym and began lifting weights I heard a lot less about alignment and a lot...

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The Magic of Novel Movements

The Magic of Novel Movements

If you are reading this you likely participated, or are currently enrolled in my 2018 Holiday Special, incase you missed it you can click here to start now. In this special I'm exploring things I've learned over the last year and how my ideas about movements have...

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Should we practice chaturanga?

Should we practice chaturanga?

Chaturanga (or a half push-up for the non-yogis) has been the topic of much discussion over the last five years as the rise of yoga injuries has come into the mainstream. Many yogis have suffered shoulder injuries, and we have begun to look at what we have been doing...

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Practice With Me This Summer

Practice With Me This Summer

There's a new way to practice with me this summer... Many of you have already heard, and I'm beyond excited to announce that beginning August 1st I will be opening the doors of my studio to the world. The Mindful Strength Virtual Studio will be your one-stop-shop for...

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