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Are there differences between class and practice?

I attend class with my teacher, Laurie Blakeney, three or four times a year, usually during her weekend intensives up in Ann Arbor. In between her intensives I try to take class with other senior certified Iyengar Yoga teachers. There’s no certified Iyengar Yoga teachers senior to me in Cincinnati so I must travel to […]

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Grow your own relationship with yoga

Can you grow a relationship with yoga? Many people don’t think of yoga as something you can actually learn. That is probably because a lot of what we see in advertising makes us think that yoga is an exercise for people who are already flexible and some how intuitively already know what they are doing. […]

Students practicing together in class.

Practice survey results

Last week I published the Beginners and practitioners post. In that article I stated that in order to help beginner students become practitioners I need to first understand why people are not practicing on their own. What is standing in the way. Students practicing together in class. I heard back from many of you. People […]

All students should start out in the Introductory class.

The College Hill Yoga classes are set up so that everyone begins in the Introductory classes. Students should take a least one session of the Introductory class before moving on to the next level. Students should start out in the Introductory class because in those classes we learn some preliminary actions that are necessary for […]

Student Testimonial (guest blogger!)

In the winter I started Iyengar Yoga with Aaron Fleming at College Hill Yoga. Much to my surprise months later I am still attending 2x a week. The group classes are easy, informative and encouraging. Class participants cross all ages and have been great to meet. I have been given a lot of information, direction […]

Obstacles to practice

All practitioners, either seasoned or just starting out, are well aware of the many things that get in the way of a regular and consistent practice. Patanjali outlines 9 obstacles to practicing. They are: Vyadhi: disease styana: lack of interest / mental laziness samsaya: doubt pramada: carelessness alasya: idleness avirati: sense gratification / over indulgence […]

Am I losing money if I can’t make up a class?

Since several students have recently asked me what they should do about classes they have missed I thought I would outline some of the College Hill Yoga policies, as well as explain why classes are organized in sessions. The policy for missed classes is pretty simple – just attend another one during the current session […]