Yoga for the Hands: A Loving Practice

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‘In loving someone you give them the freedom to change.’ Begin by pausing. Notice the ease that rests in the palms of your hands. Soften the blanket of skin that rests over the 27 bones in your hands. Breathe. Look at your hands and love the stories you see in the lines of these well-used […]

The Contortionist

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Why are we all so terrified of-slash-mesmerized by-slash-obsessed with the yoga arm balance? What separates the student assuming child’s pose from the one floating effortlessly (or seemingly so) into a handstand? The first answer is easy: they’re intoxicating. “It’s a different type of exhilaration than anything else,” says Allison English, an Equinox yoga instructor based […]