1. Yoga Tips by Jimmy Barkan

    Set Your Intention! In Tadasana (Mountain Pose) If you are practicing yoga postures (asanas) on a consistent (3-6 days a week) basis you may have a tendency to copy results and not be in the moment. Setting your intention before and during your pract…Read More

  2. About the Barkan Method

    About the Barkan Method THE HISTORY The Barkan Method is a style of Hatha Yoga that originated from a lineage in Calcutta, India. The Barkan Method finds its roots from this lineage in Calcutta, but also integrates postures from other styles of Yoga …Read More

  3. About James Barkan

    About Jimmy Barkan Jimmy Barkan is a master yoga teacher certified by Ghosh’s College of India, Calcutta, India in 1981. He is considered to be one of the pioneers of yoga in the United States, practicing long before yoga became popular and mainstr…Read More

  4. Posture of the Month – Sun Salutation

    Posture of the Month Sun Saluation SURYA NAMASKAR SUN-SALUTATION (SURYA NAMASKAR): Start with feet together, all four corners of the feet rooted to the ground, inner thighs engaged, tailbone (scooped), turned down and hands in prayer position, palms …Read More

  5. About Jimmy Barkan

    About Jimmy Barkan Jimmy Barkan is a master yoga teacher certified by Ghosh’s College of India, Calcutta, India in 1981. He is considered to be one of the pioneers of yoga in the United States, practicing long before yoga became popular and mainst…Read More

  6. Posture of the Month – One Legged Pigeon Pose

    Posture of the Month ONE-LEGGED PIGEON POSE EKA-PADA KAPOTASANA       From Downward Facing Dog, lift your right leg up to the ceiling and then swing your right leg forward, pointing the right knee to the right corner of your mat. Or from a seated …Read More

  7. Posture of the Month – Bow and Full Bow

    Posture of the Month - Bow and Full Bow Bow DHANURASANA Hold you feet from the outside, two inches below your toes. Bring your knees together and feet shoulder width apart to start the pose. Keep your shoulders and arms extended and wrists straight. …Read More

  8. Posture of the Month – Hand to Feet Pose

    Posture of the Month Hands to Feet Pose Padahastasana   Bend forward from the waist keeping your knees straight, thighs lifted and back flat (bend the knees and round forward to modify). Just hang forward and relax your whole body. Be careful with y…Read More