How Not To Be A Poser

Root Whole Body healing + injury prevention, increasing energy, pain-free living

When I heard about Jay’s upcoming workshop at Root, How Not To Be A Poser, the first thing I thought was, wow—what a clever title.  But, when I read the description, I saw that the title is apt as well as clever.  On October 2nd, Jay is going to lead us beyond the yoga pose, and into a deeper experience …

Integrity Series with Jay Fields: Mula Bandha

Root Whole Body healing + injury prevention, increasing energy, keeping flexible

Botany:  A root anchors a plant into the ground, absorbs water and nutrients from the soil, and sends them to the stem. Math:  A root is a solution.  A square root of a number x, is the number that when multiplied by itself produces x. Music:  A root in a chord is the fundamental note.  It also sounds like this. …

Integrity Series with Jay Fields: Breath and Pranayama Basics

Root Whole Body healing + injury prevention, increasing energy, keeping flexible

INSPIRED I often find my self in downward dog, or tree pose, wishing I had a pen and paper, and could somehow make a few notes without losing my balance.  Yoga teachers have a tendency to say beautiful things, and as a writer, I have a tendency to take note of good dialogue and save it for later.  In class …

Mountains, Muscle, Surrender: A Tadasana Lesson with Jay Fields

Root Whole Body healing + injury prevention, increasing energy, keeping flexible

Sunday was living up to its name for once, sending afternoon light softly through the window to golden the faces and shoulders of the students gathering there, forming a semi-circle with their mats, gathering blocks and straps from the closet, speaking quietly amongst themselves.  We came to learn about Tadasana, Mountain pose, standing.  We stand and walk every day, and …