What is Shoshin Yoga?

Shoshin is a Japanese word that is usually translated as "beginner's mind.” The typical understanding of beginner's mind is just that, to keep the mind of a beginner when approaching all aspects of life.

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Ayla Sarnoff
Simply Be Still

In modern day life, we are constantly thinking, doing, running and working. With all this doing, we fail to discover the unmanifest parts of ourselves. 

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Ayla Sarnoff
The Benefits of Twisting

Practicing twisting postures regularly helps to keep the spinal muscles mobile and in their optimum functionality. Twists also improve the function of the digestive system by compressing and then releasing the internal organs.

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Ayla SarnoffLevel 1
5 Poses to Alleviate Shoulder Tension

Yoga should help to ease the aging process, relieve rigidity in the joints, and keep the body as pain-free as possible. When we approach our yoga practice from a therapeutic perspective, we slow everything down, and hold poses for a long period of time. 

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Ayla SarnoffLevel 2
Changing Our Perspective of Pain

The Shoshin Yoga practice is an exploration of some of the deepest most subtle aspects of the physical body. Its a highly sensitive exploration that creates sensation or vibrations of feedback from the physical system.

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Ayla Sarnoff