Archive for the Inspiration category

Exploration of side bending in Scaravelli inspired yoga with Catherine Annis

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Side bending with Scaravelli inspired yoga teacher Catherine Annis   Playing with the sense of pressure and soft release coming up from the spine and the floor. Side bending is so satisfying in this context – it invites us to reach down into the ground on one side to create an opposing sense of lift […]

Yoga at any Age: 98 year old yoga teacher Tao Porchon-Lynch

Friday, April 7th, 2017

Yoga at any Age: Be Inspired 98 year old yoga teacher Tao Porchon-Lynch teaches yoga at Longwood Gardens to Suzanne Jackson and Rebecca Jackson.                   Scaravelli Inspired Yoga Teacher Catherine Annis  07747 19 69 14 Camden, London, UK Facebook Youtube  Twitter Pinterest Newsletter sign up

World’s oldest yoga teacher, 98, loves wine and never drinks water

Friday, December 2nd, 2016

World’s oldest yoga teacher: Täo Porchon-Lynch article by R. Hosie “The latest breed of star to come out of social media is the so-called “yogalebrity” – they’re young, lithe, lycra-clad and all over Instagram in bendy positions. But there’s one who is very much the exception to the rule: 98-year-old Täo Porchon-Lynch from Hartsdale, New York. And […]

Tom Valencia Amputee: Yoga Inspiration

Monday, May 9th, 2016

Article by Robert Sturman, Mind Body Green An Inspirational Yogi: Amputee Tom Valencia What an inspiring and awesome model I recently had the honor of working with in my studio in Santa Monica, California. His name is Tom Valencia, and he was kind enough to share his story with my friend, the life coach and […]

Body Positive Yoga: Amber Karnes Yoga Inspiration

Thursday, April 21st, 2016

Amber Karnes started practicing yoga in 2004. Her yoga journey began after she heard people at her local gym talking about the benefits of yoga. Amber decided to take the plunge into the unkown and decided to go to a yoga studio in town. I was terrified. I suspected that fat people didn’t do yoga – […]

Amber Karnes: Yoga for All Shapes Sizes and Abilities

Friday, March 4th, 2016

Body Positive Yogi, Amber Karnes In a recent interview, Amber said that she got tired of the diet culture rat race, of losing and gaining weight over and over again, of being told that she wasn’t good enough, and of believing that she wouldn’t be worthy until she was in a thin body. So she […]

Plus sized Yoga with Jessamyn Stanley: Be Inspired

Saturday, December 12th, 2015

article by Hannah Smoot, The News & Observer ‘Fat’ yoga teacher breaks body barriers Stanley, 27, is not out to prove that larger people are able to practice yoga, she said. Instead she wants to show that yoga is good for everyone. But she hasn’t always been an enthusiast. When her aunt dragged her to […]

Yoga for Amputees with Jim Tucker: Yoga Inspiration

Sunday, November 29th, 2015

article by J. Hale Yoga for Amputees Jim Tucker is a 42-year-old quadruple amputee who loved doing yoga before he was amputated. He remembers waking up after intestinal surgery in November 2010. When he came to, doctors told him his stomach was infected and that he had gone into septic shock. His limbs weren’t getting any […]

Yoga with Jessamyn Stanley: Be Inspired

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

article by Susan Rinkunas, NYMag The Cut A Prominent Yogi on Fat Yoga, Instagram, and Changing Stereotypes If the thirst trap is a photo meant to “elicit compliments, high praise, or words of obsessive lust” then yoga enthusiasts have their own version, with their own set of unofficial rules. The image usually features a gravity-defying […]

Jim Tucker Quadruple Amputee: Yoga Inspiration

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

article by J. Hale Yoga for Amputees Jim Tucker is a 42-year-old quadruple amputee who loved doing yoga before he was amputated. He remembers waking up after intestinal surgery in November 2010. When he came to, doctors told him his stomach was infected and that he had gone into septic shock. His limbs weren’t getting any […]

Jessamyn Stanley Plus sized Yoga: Be Inspired

Sunday, October 11th, 2015

article by Kira Goldenberg, Pacific Standard Celebrating All Shapes and Sizes With the Yogis of Instagram The broad perception that yoga is an exercise routine mainly for slim, white women has long been a sore point in the yoga blogging and activism communities. But there are signs that “body-positive yoga” is gaining prominence. The New […]

Inspiration: Danielle Orner Yoga Amputee Cancer Survivor

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

article by B. Rognlin, Blistree How Yoga Helps Danielle Orner Thrive As An Amputee You may not have heard Danielle Orner‘s name, but if you read yoga blogs or follow your favorite teachers and brands on Facebook, you’ve probably seen the photo of her posing in a modified Tree Pose for a Manduka ad that […]

Yoga for Amputees with Tom Valencia: Yoga Inspiration

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

Article by Robert Sturman, Mind Body Green An Inspirational Yogi: Amputee Tom Valencia What an inspiring and awesome model I recently had the honor of working with in my studio in Santa Monica, California. His name is Tom Valencia, and he was kind enough to share his story with my friend, the life coach and […]

Jessamyn Stanley: Plus sized Yoga

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

article by A.Lynch, metro.co.uk Yogi Jessamyn Stanley wants to show that yoga is for everyone, regardless of shape, size or your background. It’s not just the preserve of those ‘typical slender yoga bodies’ she argues. The 27-year-old from North Carolina describes herself on Instagram as a ‘yoga enthusiast and fat femme’. After trying Bikram yoga […]

Inspirational: Danielle Orner Yoga Amputee Cancer Survivor

Sunday, August 16th, 2015

article by L. Hughes, Mind & Body Fitness Saved My Life: From Cancer Patient to Yoga Instructor At 15, Danielle Orner – a high school track and cross-country athlete – discovered a hard bump on her leg. Assuming it was nothing more than a running-related injury, she visited sports medicine doctors, until a local doctor […]

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