A Downward Dog Tutorial

A Downward Dog Tutorial

Here is a short video of Annie teaching a stable downward dog yoga pose. Downward dog is commonly a source of sore shoulders and hands. Much of this strain can be eliminated by opening the feet hip-width apart and finding a generous bend in the knees. It is not...
The Heat

The Heat

Why add heat to the yoga? Annie will tell you why! In traditional yoga practice, you might have done Sun Salute A with 30 repetitions before moving into the Warrior series for 10-20 breath holds. Your asana practice would have taken 2 hours every day. In the modern...
More on Resistance

More on Resistance

Recently a student wrote to me with some questions about daily yoga practice, weight loss, and resistance. Following are my answers, I thought you might like to hear them as well. Question #1: What is “transformational results.” Not to sound shallow or too...
Resistance

Resistance

I am a resistant yoga student. So are you. We all are. It’s just part of the process. I might be just a little more resistant than you though. My first hot yoga class was a nightmare. I remember hating the teacher, resisting everything she said, and being angry...