Honey Flow: A Fond Farewell the Year of the Tiger

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Kevin Bigger

e-ryt 500 yoga teacher and teacher trainer based in brooklyn, ny.  i started practicing yoga up in boston in my late teens, immediately after a period of massive (less than healthy) weight loss, and just before...
(suggested props: two blocks, a blanket, a strap, and a bolster/pillow)

Lunar New is this weekend - the end of the Year of the Tiger and the beginning of the Year of the Rabbit. Class tonight is themed around the yin yoga pose Cat Pulling its Tail - a pose that asks us to come full circle and mark the turning of the year with a twisting of the spine. It’s a complex pose so expect lots of outer and frontal hip opening mashed up with a bit of twisting along the way. 

(Int) The most delicious (and stealthily challenging) of Kula classes. A one hour serving of sticky, sweaty Kula Flow, lathered with 20 minutes of yin yoga (deep, intense stretching) and a 15 minute restorative asana topping. YUM. We know that no one needs a little deep chill out more than NYC yogis, but most of us are too type A to take a true restorative class. So – this is the Kula solution. As one student put it: "You kick our ass for an hour and then kiss it for another 30 minutes.” (Sanskrit translation please)?