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Get to know Dancer and Aerial Yoga Teacher Sarah Sadie Newett

You know we love to share what our professional network is up to.  Meet another member, Sarah Sadie Newett.  She’s a lovely dancer and yoga teacher who works with aerial silks and makes it look effortless.  Here are the details: Sarah Sadie Newett has devoted her life to studying, creating, performing and teaching movement. She grew up in coastal Maine dancing, acting and performing before moving to Boston to pursue her BFA in Dance/Theater from Emerson College. As a student she performed in numerous rep works including David Dorfman, inFlux Dance, Ego Art inc and Snappy Dance Theater as well as choreographing Read more…

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Amy Matthews Explains Axial Extension

We wanted to write up a post about an ambiguous term we hear in yoga classes (and other classes) all the time.  “Keep your spine long.”  Well, what does that mean exactly and how does it benefit?  As always, whatever you choose to do it’s all about intention and awareness. Knowing what you want to do and what is actually happening.  Amy Matthews, a teacher of ours that we constantly obsess over, has shared a quick video clip that eloquently illuminates the concept of the “long spine.”  She discusses what exactly it takes to make that happen and the cost/benefit Read more…

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Amy Matthews Talks Yoga Myths

  You’ve seen her mentioned quite frequently on our blog, because we refer to Amy Matthews‘ teaches a lot!  She is an amazing anatomy and movement teacher.  Amy can help you to reach levels of understanding/sensing in your body and looking at others that is just about miraculous.  If you haven’t had a chance yet, you need to go to one of her classes or workshops.  (We’re lying; don’t come to NYC.  She’s all OURS!!!) You know on this blog we love busting yoga myths.  Well, Amy elevated the myth busting thing to a whole other level.   Take a look at this Read more…

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