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The Trinity of Yoga and Resilience – Part III

Over the last two weeks we looked at what helps us with resilience.  In the first week we looked at flexibility – adaptability and then we looked at balance. Today in class we started on the third element in resilience … Continue reading

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The Pendulum Swings

I have been teaching my classes over the last three weeks based on the trinity of yoga:  strength, balance and flexibility.  Danna Faulds, a yogi and poet, expresses these concepts so well in her poems: Have patience. The pendulum that … Continue reading

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Yoga Helps with Anxiety and Stress

Anxiety is a common condition in this world as it is today, so it is important to find a form of exercise that calms your body and allows your mind to recuperate. Luckily, practising yoga is one of the best … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Fit in Yoga Classes at a Studio

We all know it is important stay in shape and we all know what it is like to be busy! There are many ways in which you can make – sometimes small – changes your lifestyle so that you are … Continue reading

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6 yoga poses that are helpful for releasing shoulder tension

When it comes to relieving shoulder tension or simply relaxing, there is no substitute for a thorough yoga practice. Daily yoga is very effective in relaxing muscles and preventing stiffness. These six yoga exercises will often come in handy to … Continue reading

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2012 and 2013

I would like to share this with all the wonderful yogi’s out there.  Even those who don’t practice yoga.  You will know if you are a yogi.  ♥ I will be in a wild, wonderful place for a few days … Continue reading

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Wabi Sabi on and off the mat

“Ring the bells that still can ring Forget about your perfect offering There’s a crack in everything That’s how the light gets in”  –  Leonard Cohen   The concept of Wabi Sabi has its roots in the traditional Japanese tea … Continue reading

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