After years of ignoring my body’s cries for care, I damaged my back almost beyond repair at age 32. In healing, I learned to appreciate my physical limits and found a deeper, more attentive practice.
Advanced asana doesn't translate to advanced yoga. A longtime teacher explores both the relevance of advanced poses in practice and the potential risks of a purely physical pursuit.
When I moved to this city eight days after the dawn of the new century, on David Bowie’s birthday, there was really no music scene here at all. The “scene,” if any existed, was dying a slow death in the grunge-soaked reins of the Pacific Northeast.
I admit, I have a total girl crush on Jamie Lugo. Originally from Cali, Jamie is a fantastic yoga teacher who has been teaching since 2009 and is currently at Yoga Vida and Yoga Shanti Tribeca. She also happens to play the best music in her classes. I even follow and look forward to her Discover Weekly playlist on Spotify—their curated list that is based on what you already listen too.
Articles I've Contributed To
It's hard to workout when you're suffering from nose-blowing and unforgivable stomach flus.
When your immune system is disrupting your fitness goals, it can be hard to know how sick is too sick to keep practicing yoga. So, I consulted two yogis to get the facts on whether or not practicing yoga while sick is a good idea.