Breathe. Yoga By Amy

One to One Yoga Instruction in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

“Holding Space” In A Yoga Class


Holding space in yoga classes isn’t just for Yoga teachers. You can hold space for yourself  and you can hold space for your classmates. And not just in Yoga class.

At a wonderful happy hips class thi s past Sunday, the woman practicing next to me had amazing ujjayi breath. Her breath was audible and aligned. Inhale & lengthen; exhale & fold. She influenced my practice and I left feeling connected and deepened.

Holding space isn’t always for “negative emotions” either.  Joy and enthusiasm can be contagious and wrap one up, losing the presence to allow another person to have their experience witnessed.

Some of the tips for holding space in this article can be practised by everyone.

Read on & enjoy:

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