Viniyoga

Oct
25

Yoga for Anxiety

Join Master Teacher and Yoga Therapist, Gary Kraftsow as he talks about how to find relief in stressful and anxious situations and increase your overall vitality and self-confidence. Yoga Therapy for Anxiety was created to equip you with practical tools for working with anxiety. This in-depth course is designed for those who seek to understand […]

By Robin LIlly | Anxiety . Viniyoga . Yoga . Yoga Therapy
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Oct
12

Podcast with Brian James of Medicine Path Yoga

Gary speaks with Brian James about the early days on his 40-year yogic path, the meaning of Tantra, the Cakra-s as a symbol system and tool for personal transformation, and what Yoga Therapy is all about.

By Robin LIlly | Viniyoga . Yoga . Yoga Therapy
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Aug
21

Podcast with J. Brown

Listen to Gary and J. talk about Gary’s time in India and his relationship with TKV Desikachar, the story behind the name of American Viniyoga Institute, and the potential role of Yoga Therapy in healthcare.   LISTEN NOW>>

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Aug
01

Yoga for Better Sleep

“Sleep deficit and non-restorative sleep have reached epidemic proportions in our society. Based on modern research, we know these are causal factors in disease, autoimmune conditions, lack of health and focus, and psycho-emotional issues as well.”    —Gary Kraftsow Sleep is essential for physical and mental health, which is why it’s so important to develop […]

By Robin LIlly | Viniyoga . Yoga Therapy
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Sep
30

What is Viniyoga? Part Five: Yoga vs. Yoga Therapy

What is Viniyoga? Part Five – Yoga vs. Yoga Therapy “Although the distinction may seem subtle, it is important for the yoga student and the yoga therapy client to be clear about their intentions when seeking out yoga professionals.  It is also extremely important for yoga professionals – whether teachers or therapists – to be […]

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Sep
23

What is Viniyoga? Part Four: The Art and Science of Sequencing

What is Viniyoga? Part Four – The Art and Science of Sequencing “A well-conceived sequence is the key to an effective practice.” — From Yoga for Wellness by Gary Kraftsow In Viniyoga, we talk a lot about a personal practice because it speaks to to the very definition of Viniyoga. The Sanskrit root of “vini” […]

By Robin LIlly | Viniyoga . Yoga Teacher Training
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Sep
16

What is Viniyoga? Part Three: Breath & Adaptation

What is Viniyoga? Week Three – Breath & Adaptation “Master your breath, let the self be in bliss, contemplate on the sublime within you.” –Tirumalai Krishnamacharya When I first started teaching Viniyoga, I was describing the importance of working with the breath to my 90-year-old neighbor. Her comment was, “Why do I need a class […]

By Robin LIlly | Viniyoga . Yoga Teacher Training
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Sep
16

¿Qué es Viniyoga? Parte Tres: Respiración y Adaptación

¿Qué es Viniyoga? Parte Tres – Respiración y Adaptación “Domina tu respiración, deja que tu ser permanezca en un estado de dicha, contempla lo sublime dentro de ti.” — Tirumalai Krishnamacharya Cuando empecé a enseñar Viniyoga, le comenté a una vecina que tenía 90 años la importancia de la respiración. Ella me dijo, “¿Por qué […]

By Robin LIlly | Viniyoga . Yoga Teacher Training
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What is Viniyoga? Part Two: Function Over Form

What is Viniyoga? Part Two: Function Over Form – Adaption in Asana “We are teaching people, not postures.” — Gary Kraftsow It is hard not to admire the beauty and flexibility of the models who grace the covers of yoga publications.  Who would not want to look so graceful while practicing āsana? Actually, āsana (the […]

By Robin LIlly | Viniyoga . Yoga Teacher Training
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