Posts made in February, 2011

Drink this.

»Posted by on Feb 13, 2011 in Health, Yoga | 2 comments

I went online recently to see if I could find some data to back up something I’d read some time back: that drinking room temperature water during exercise is better than drinking cold water because your body absorbs it better. Here’s one of the first things I found after Googling “yoga drinking water”: A Yoga Journal article entitled “Hold the H2O: Why some yoga teachers caution against drinking water in class.” Rodney Yee, a legendary and impressive yoga teacher, says in this article that the obvious reason a yoga student should avoid drinking water during class is “visual and aural distraction.” In other words, a notable reason not to drink water in class is because you might disturb the class with swallowing,...

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For your reading pleasure

»Posted by on Feb 11, 2011 in Book reviews | 0 comments

In my other life, I’m an author and editor. Basically, I’m either on the yoga mat, or off the mat and reading something. So occasionally I’ll combine my passions and share with you my recommendations for yoga readin’. Here they are… 1) Tales from the Yoga Studio by Rain Mitchell Maybe it’s shallow and simplistic, but when I see a yoga book written by a woman called Rain, I assume it’s going to be super-authentic since clearly she’s a hippie chick. Tales from the Yoga Studio is a novel about a woman named Lee who owns a Los Angeles yoga studio with a devoted following. Impressed with her reputation and teaching style, a huge and very impersonal yoga studio conglomerate tries to seduce her away from her small studio...

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Starting to sparkle…

»Posted by on Feb 11, 2011 in Our studio | 0 comments

Welcome to Emerald Yoga Studio’s blog. Yoga is a strange, beautiful, joyful experience. We believe the best way to move through it is with self awareness and a healthy sense of humor! Welcome. Emerald Yoga Studio, 15 Columbia Road, Pembroke, MA 02360. 781-826-9624. www.emeraldyoga.com  

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