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LOST IN TRANSLATION: ADHO MUKHA SVANSANA

by Shelley Piser Teaching yoga for 35 years, I am always excited to discover new clarity in conveying movement (sometimes very abstract movement) to my students so they get it! Teachers can get stuck in how they express poses and students can get stuck in how they translate directions into their own postures. For a beginning student, yoga is a new…

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Martyn Jackson on BKS Iyengar, Himself, and Yoga.

There are eight installments from my interview.  I have portioned them in segments.  I sincerely hope that students, teachers and those who are simply curious and inspired will appreciate the sincerity and candid vision from what Martyn says, sees and reveals about himself and his experience with his teacher, his students, and his life. Shelley Piser Shelley Piser:How do you…

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Excerpts from an Interview: Martyn Jackson on studying with BKS Iyengar

This was part of an interview which I did in Sydney Australia with Martyn Jackson in 1988.  I will be posting more.  This portion will be published in the Iyengar publication of Yoga Vidya in December.  Stay tuned for more. “For every student, there is one teacher who makes an impression, which ripples from that moment on to change and expand…

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