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8 Compelling Reasons to Practice Restorative Yoga

I got into yoga during the peak of my athletic career. I had suffered my first setback, a back injury that was teaching me a lot about myself, and how to slow down. Breathing and moving my body with a purpose to recover from the pain was essentially my first lesson in self-care. Being only 20… Read more »

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Does Yoga Need to be Sexy?

Yoga has grown in leaps in bounds over the last 20 years, and so has the media exposure of yoga. In addition to being featured in a plethora of commercials and tv shows, there’s a multitude of yoga pics and videos posted daily on social media sights nowadays. As with anything as it grows into the… Read more »

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Can Yoga Alone Keep us Fit and Healthy?

I was recently leading a meditation and mantra workshop, and after sitting for an hour straight I suggested that we take a break and do a quick stretch. Unguided everyone stood up and did some basic stretches and asanas (poses) to relieve the stiffness that had set in. I said, ‘Thank God for asana, the… Read more »

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Yoga for a Broken Heart

Often it is when we need our yoga practice the most that we neglect our time on the mat. It can feel especially difficult during times of intense emotion such as grief. When our heart is broken it is easy to feel lost, anxious, and depressed. The good news is our practice has our back…. Read more »

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Yoga for Rowers, Runners and Cyclists

I’m going for longest blog title in history… It’s funny because I was mulling the title ‘Yoga for Runners, Cyclists and anybody else with tight quads or ankles’ thinking it’s a bit long-winded. Then I posted a preview photo on instagram and our friend, and dedicated student, Debbie told me that rowing is all about the… Read more »

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Where We Stand When There is No Ground to Stand On

I found yoga at a time in my life when the bottom had fallen out and there wasn’t anywhere else to go. I was consumed by the devastation of an eating disorder that was on the brink of taking me under. Yoga saved me. It taught me how to be with the intensity and fullness… Read more »

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