Stacy McCarthy

Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067-0132

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How can I modify Downward Dog for a lady that is heavy ?

7 Answers | Asked by Teresa Kelts on Nov 13, 2012

Answered by Stacy McCarthy on Jan 03, 2013

Hi Theresa, In a mixed level class, I encourage students who are challenged with Adho Mukha Svanasana (downward facing dog) to hold cat pose instead. If the class is practicing full Surya Namaskara's (sun salutations), modifiers can practice cat/cow instead and still stay with the pace of the breat...

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how can i get perfect yoga practice even tho and bad at it

8 Answers | Asked by gabriel Scott on Dec 20, 2012

Answered by Stacy McCarthy on Jan 03, 2013

Gabriel, Instead of focusing on perfecting your yoga postures or touching your toes, turn your focus to how you feel and the quality of your breath. If you feel pain or the pose feels threatening back off a little and tune into your breath. Enjoy your practice regardless of your ability. There ...

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