Posts tagged teaching
Let’s Get Physical

In the middle of a freezing cold New York winter I had two very vivid dreams that I was swimming in a pool. The sensation of being in the pool was luxurious and comforting and the effect of having the dream twice was too difficult to ignore--even in February. So I found the nearest indoor pool and got my ass to it.  My process made me realize how simple (and energizing!) it can be to begin a new physical practice. I’m going to break it down to 5 Easy Steps.

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The Art Of Cueing

I surveyed the room. These are people I have not met before. I was stuck sitting on the spine corrector with all of these new and different bodies around me, some on low mats, some on high mats. I was teaching them for the first time. I needed a moment to see the bodies in front of me. One person was leaning slightly forward. Another was looking down. Everyone was quietly waiting for my next word.

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