Kari Kwinn

Kari Kwinn sits in yin yoga pose square wearing cowboy boots

Yoga is a Hammer

When I teach the anatomy sections of yoga teacher trainings, I ask the teachers-to-be to brainstorm a list of all of the things you could do with a hammer. Nail! Break ice! Play croquet!Make art!Break a window! You get the picture? Then I tell them why. Approximately 1,000 years ago (or 2012, whichever comes first) I heard …

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black and white image of a coffee mug and a yoga teacher's arm

Take the Headwind

“I want to be Insta-Famous” This is the mantra of many new yoga teachers out there. I understand. Because while I don’t post half naked photos of me “doing yoga” or dangling from a s3x-trapeze, or rolling over some ridiculous object to “support my practice,” I do get off on some external validation. I’d secretly …

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