The Support of Sangha

Jennie Williford shares her thoughts on the importance of sangha – community- in our practice of yoga. The sangha is an important building block of awareness, knowledge, and understanding on any spiritual path.


Sabbatical and Study

Jennie will be on Sabbatical from Mar-May. And like her, you must continue to find the time for your own study at The Yoga Place! Here is what Jennie will be up to while she is gone…


Celebration of Knowledge and Tradition

December is full of celebrations and remembrances within the Iyengar Yoga tradition. The spread of yoga and the amount of knowledge we have about yoga in current times and in the West can easily be tied to BKS Iyengar and his family’s teaching of the subject.


New Look. New Intention.

Being together once again has brought a joy and lightness that is invigorating. In some ways, we feel born again, emerging from our solitude. We’re energized; recommitting to our goals.


Movie Night at The Yoga Place!

On Friday, March 25th at 5:30pm, Jennie Williford will be hosting a movie night at The Yoga Place to show “Doing Time, Doing Vipassana” Many of you know that Jennie…


Sunday Sadhana Classes – 9:00am (CST)

The “motto” for The Yoga Place is “where yoga is more than exercise and instruction is individualized” – and though this is a driving force behind Iyengar Yoga in general…


108 Sun Salutations – Happy New Year!

Yes, it has been probably almost 20 years now for me doing 108 Sun Salutations for my New Year celebration. And of course, the first question people ask is why…

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Salute the Sun!

As winter is upon us, the weather chills and the external sun is not seen as often. However, our yoga practice is always there to kindle the heat of the…

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Shoulderstand – The Mother

As yoga teachers, we don’t get the question about standing on the shoulders as much as on the head. For some reason, Sarvangasana – short form “shoulder stand” – seems…

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Why Would I Want to Stand on My Head?

As I am teaching the “Back to Basics” class for The Yoga Place, of course we touch on building the strong foundations needed to practice future inversions. One of the…