Kula Hour: Turn Your Trunk

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Kevin Bigger

e-ryt 500 yoga teacher and teacher trainer based in brooklyn, ny.  i started practicing yoga up in boston in my late teens, immediately after a period of massive (less than healthy) weight loss, and just before...
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In all of our yoga postures, we aim to stabilize the mobile parts of our body, while we mobilize the stable parts of our body. In standing twisting poses, then, most of us need to stabilize the hip side and mobilize the shoulder side, so that the rotation comes to the trunk instead of the lower body. We explore this theory in class with a practical sequence of familiar postures.

(Int) We used to think that an hour was way too short for a yoga class, and then we discovered the Kula Hour: A 65 minute straight up shot of all the good stuff. (Of course a Kula hour lasts just a little longer than a NYC hour.) For 60 minutes we have at it, Kula style. 5 minutes of blissful rest follow.