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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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Types of Yoga Mats and How to go About Choosing One

There is a variety of yoga mats available on the market which can make it hard to select the right mat. Fortunately, learning a little about the types of mats that are available can help narrow down the choices and … Continue reading

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Five Ways Yoga Helps You Sleep Better

Sleeping is a building block for a better life. It plays a role in enhancing memory, stimulating creativity, reducing stress, managing weight and healing the body from pain and injury. Getting enough sleep every night has even been linked to … Continue reading

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Yoga for Strong Shoulders

Weight training can be hard on the shoulders and arms, particularly when mistakes occur and the weights are lifted incorrectly. The risk of injuries during shoulder exercises can make it hard to enjoy the fitness routine because the entire focus … Continue reading

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