Practicing with a leg cast

Level 2 Authorized teacher and AYV director Fiona Stang discusses the importance of a modified yet consistent practice with one of her students who had to wear a leg cast due to an accident. Both attest the emphasis of practicing with full intent (breath and bandhas) through the vinyasa system of Ashtanga yoga, which in turn would promote quicker healing due to regular blood circulation.

Practicing with tight shoulders

Level 2 Authorized teacher and AYV director Fiona Stang discusses ways in alleviating tight shoulders during the practice. Off the mat, we can indulge in other physical sports and activities; but we should maintain regularity in our practice which should serve as a therapeutic and restorative tool to our daily lives.

Practicing with Back Injury

Level 2 Ashtanga authorized teacher and AYV director Fiona Stang discusses some modifications to the practice to accommodate a back injury. Maintaining a daily practice, even if the full form cannot be achieved, can assist in healing due to the therapeutic vinyasa system of Ashtanga Yoga.

How to Practice with A Knee Injury in Ashtanga Yoga

Level 2 Ashtanga authorized teacher and AYV director Fiona Stang discusses some options to accommodate a knee injury. The underlying message is to keep practicing, even if the full form cannot be achieved, and focusing deeper into the breath, bandhas and drishtis. Consistency in movement and an able teacher will assist in a faster recovery and maintain one’s daily commitment to the practice.

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Practicing with a knee injury

Level 2 Ashtanga authorized teacher and AYV director Fiona Stang discusses some options to accommodate a knee injury. The underlying message is to keep practicing, even if the full form cannot be achieved, and focusing deeper into the breath, bandhas and drishtis. Consistency in movement and an able teacher will assist in a faster recovery and maintain one’s daily commitment to the practice.

Ashtanga Discourses Part 4 – A Memorable Journey

Ashtanga Yoga Vancouver (AYV) and EkamInhale presents segments featuring discourses on Ashtanga Yoga.

In this fourth part, AYV director & Level 2 Authorized teacher Fiona Stang reflects on one of her most memorable trips to Mysore, India where the journey starts with daunting intensity to an experience that resonates to this day.

Ashtanga Discourses Part 3 – Adjustments

Ashtanga Yoga Vancouver (AYV) and EkamInhale presents segments featuring discourses on Ashtanga Yoga.

In this third part, AYV director & Level 2 Authorized teacher Fiona Stang explains how the physical adjustments in a Mysore-style class cater to each individual student and what these adjustments are suppose to attain.