There's a science behind knowing yourself

change your perspective through tiny, tiny shifts

change your perspective through tiny, tiny shifts

Got an overwhelming project? Tackle your goal or problem in baby steps. At least, that’s what all get-shit-done advice says. Dive in with a plan that you can follow, one that includes small steps that you know will be manageable, and leave the far away goal out of the everyday picture. I think that’s goodcontinue reading

how yoga works + a little about my approach

how yoga works + a little about my approach

Yoga helps you restore energetic balance The key to yoga’s effectiveness is in figuring out which practices will balance you on any given day, in any given moment. “Balance” is what let’s you feel focused without feeling stressed, joyful without feeling indulgent, rested without feeling sluggish –clear and ready for anything you want to do.continue reading

backed up by science: sutra 3.37 on inner sense

backed up by science: sutra 3.37 on inner sense

I am something of a scientific study geek. I love reading reports of their methods and findings! There’s often some little tidbit that makes me think a little differently about the world, ever widening my perspective. You can image my double-excitement when Sara Lazar’s study on meditation reported showing an increase in grey matter incontinue reading

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That’s me, Esther

I teach yoga and champion individuality by teaching you what’s under the hood (thank you, science!). Together, we sort through what we can know, what we can’t, and how to work with both. There might be Pixar quotes. And whiskey, neat.

 

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