Practice Doesn’t Make Perfect

The following piece was written by Traci Klein, Assistant Professor of Dance at Texas A&M International University. Traci is a certified yoga instructor with The Perri Institute for Mind and Body, and will begin teaching adult community yoga classes later this month in Laredo, Texas. When I was growing up, I was always very good … Continue reading

On the Mat: Where You Are When In Flux

  In the last post, we learned about the instabilities we might experience as inhabitants of the earth when the seasons transition to Spring in our region. Changes and new growth are happening but not without hard work. We might feel a bit unstable as a result of fluctuations in temperatures and weather patterns. As … Continue reading

On the Mat: Navigating Spine Curves

This week’s tip is inspired by a tangent my “practice brain” went on after Alex Schell (one of our Mind Body Dancer teachers) presented a spine theme this week. Alex encouraged us to remember what the spine looked like inside the body. While cues often are given for length, she reminded us that we must … Continue reading

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