Natasha Rizopoulos: Helping Beginners Master Their Practice

Beginner’s Expert and Ashtanga teacher Natasha Rizopoulos coaches students on all aspects of a beginning practice.

Ashtanga yoga teacher Natasha Rizopoulos is the star of Yoga Journal’s Beginner’s Step-by-Step video series. She is a senior teacher with Yoga Works and has studied with K. Pattabhi Jois in Mysore, India.

Natasha loves teaching beginning students for the enthusiasm and earnestness they bring to class. “We all need to try and incorporate that early eagerness and receptivity to instruction into our practice, no matter how experienced we become,” she says. “It’s that ‘beginner’s mind’ that allows us to learn and grow.”

Natasha answers some of your most important yoga questions:

What’s the Frequency, Natasha?

Inversion Inquiry

Hamstring Stretches for Bikers

Home Practice 101

Camel Conundrum

How to Use Core Strength for Smooth Transitions

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