When reflecting on all of the wonderful things that I’ve learned and experienced by being a member of the RussaYog studio it seems practically impossible to convey how thankful I am. Being part of the RussaYog community helped me grow mentally, emotionally, physically, and socially. You’ve created a wonderful place that, in many ways, resembled [...]
Teresa and Jasprit demonstrate common corrections for the stance taken in many yoga poses. Many RussaYog pranayam, kriyas and asans use a wide stance to prepare for the posture. There are 4 levels of performance: Precision, Dance, Ritual, and Worship. Make the most of your yoga practice!
A Teacher’s Perspective by Jane Allen Sometimes people are concerned that RussaYog is new, and thus not “real” yoga. I think of the human body as notes of music, and yoga is the music genre, like classical or jazz. Jasprit is the composer of RussaYog. Iyengar is the composer of Iyengar yoga. Not all people [...]
by Sara Schneider (RussaYog Teacher 2011) To me, finding your yoga teacher training program is like finding your hairstylist. Many people might think it is not a big deal, but once you meet the one who gives you just what you want and need, you never let them go. That is how it was for [...]
One evening during teacher training Jasprit led the group in a discussion about where our individual creativity comes from. We [the group of RussaYog teacher trainees] certainly are a group of diverse people who I feel, have a really nice connection too, so I will dare to share one of these odd poems that came [...]
Interested in becoming a certified RussaYog® Instructor? Interested in extending your personal understanding of your mind, body, and RussaYog®? Teacher training begins in Ann Arbor Sept. 2012. See more details. Contact Teresa about Training in Santa Barbara A Teacher’s View on Training by Sara Schneider (RussaYog Teacher 2011) To me, finding your yoga teacher training [...]