Ritual and ceremony are a part of every Pavones Yoga Center yoga teacher training. January 2015 was an especially powerful one.
Trianga Mukha Eka Pada Paschimottanasana It’s a mouthful. The pose, like the name can feel clunky and imbalanced. But awaken subtle muscle pairs
This short video reviews techniques and cues that yoga teachers can include in classes to maintain knee congruency through muscular engagement.
My surfer friends love this sequence. It’s one that I developed in dealing with the scar tissue that resulted after dislocating my shoulder. The technique is called facilitated stretching, stretch-counter-stretch, […]
We go through about 150 tea lights during each month-long yoga teacher training. We’re always looking for ways to minimize waste in landfills, and those little metal tea light cartridges were bumming […]
Love this excerpt by Ana Quindlen: “I suppose the best piece of advice I could give anyone is pretty simple: get a life. A real life, not a manic pursuit […]
Cilantro, culantro in Spanish (also known as coriander, and Chinese parsley) is packed with health benefits. Consuming 1/4 cup gives you 2% daily value of vitamin C, 5% vitamin A, along with folate, […]
This one is Alex’s favorite “house dressing.” For the yoga teacher training programs he was quadrupling this recipe. It will keep in the fridge for up to a week but […]
This recipe is inspired by the Re-Fresh cookbook from my favorite Toronto restaurant of that name (Fresh). Alex tweaked the recipe just enough to make it his own, and I’ve never […]
This favorite salad dressing comes to me through my good friend, Faith. I first enjoyed it back when Faith lived in Pavones and ran a local restaurant called The Perch. […]