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The Mazé Method ASANA: The Deep Core with Noah Mazé

What is the “Deep Core” and how does stabilization work? As Noah Mazé of The Mazé Method explains, the “Deep Core” are primarily slow-twitch fibers, also referred to as “local stabilizers”— These are the deeper abdominal muscle layers. Slow-twitch fibers primarily make up the local […]

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Comparison Carnival Ride

Do you have a comparison habit? It comes slinking in. Christmas postcards of attire-matching, happy family units; Valentine’s commercials of attractive, hand-in-hand couples, left hand modeling a forever diamond; SOLD-OUT Fall yoga retreats in paradisical lotus lands; grad school buddies publishing yet another book, having […]

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Don’t Do This: The Contagion of Fear

NEVER do this ONE movement! Now that you’re here, I’ll apologise. This isn’t really about that ONE movement which you should NEVER do. Quite the opposite, in fact, and the title is a cheap trick. It was done to prove a point, though, and now […]

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Resolving in Truth

New Year’s dangling carrot called and it’s looking for your resolution. It is playful to imagine the ways in which we can set ourselves apart from our realities, how we might envision a new way of living for improvement’s sake. It is thunderous to declare […]

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Teaching Yoga to people with Autism

I started practising Yoga 32 years ago, when I was 16, the same age my eldest son Rafi is now. Yoga helped me when I was young to stretch and lengthen my tight sport addled body. That, and some help with relaxation, was all I […]

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Say What You Mean and Mean What You Say

I am very conscious of verbal instructions. My learning style is very language oriented, and I remember almost every instruction in every class that I take. As a teacher, I endeavor to be conscious of every instruction that I give and to be clear about […]

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