Category Archives: Stress Relief

Other Yoga Class Formats???

I can’t tell you how many yoga discussion boards I’m part of through various websites and Facebook. There are lots of interesting discussions ranging in yoga topics galore! One popular question I often see is the “what should I call … Continue reading

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So You Want a Restorative Class…But You Don’t Have Any Props???

The other day, I was at a certain fitness center and learned from the coordinator of their interest in adding restorative yoga classes to their schedule. (They were interested in starting up a yoga program in general). I was thinking … Continue reading

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Walking Meditation

Whether you regularly practice yoga or try it from time to time, chances are you may have heard of meditation. You may have even tried it. Or, maybe you haven’t. My first exposure to mediation was within my yoga teacher … Continue reading

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Yoga Nidra

Personally, I have never ever heard of “Yoga Nidra” until after I became a yoga instructor. Little bits and pieces, sample experiences here and there in certain courses I’ve taken along the way. There was one experience in a class … Continue reading

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Experimenting with Essential Oils in Yoga Class

I’ve always have liked essential oils. For me, it increases the pampering and pleasant experiences of wonderful things like getting a massage, facial and even yoga classes. I even like to add essential oils to my bath water, foot bath … Continue reading

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Get Bendy with It! Some Effective Strategies to Help You Close in on Some of Those Advanced Poses.

No…not again! I can’t tell you how many times I hear the “I’m not flexible” excuse so I can’t do yoga (insert, I’m not even going to give it a try because I am closed minded). Usually people claim they … Continue reading

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Don’t be a Slave or Victim to Fybromyalgia! Empower and Feel Better with Yoga.

As many of you know, I often get Blog Topic inspiration from my clients. This blog post is no exception. Last week, one of my clients told me about his wife who has fibromyalgia. He has hinted to her to … Continue reading

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