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Partner Yoga and the Power of Touch

There are two ways to communicate, verbally and nonverbally. I’ve always learned that the bulk of what we communicate is really done nonverbally. That is our facial expressions and body language. Touch is a form of nonverbal communication too! Problem … Continue reading

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Yoga Class Themes

It’s cold and snowy outside so right now I’m inside and being a little lazy which is kind of nice. I did my yoga already for the day and ran my errands. Now another storm is rolling in. In my … Continue reading

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The Flip Side… let’s talk benefits

A well rounded yoga practice has inversions in it. Quite a few actually! If you are a regular yoga practitioner, this is something you already know, have experienced, and probably pursue. Now, if yoga is a fairly new practice to … Continue reading

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Got High Blood Pressure? Your Doctor Said Give Yoga a Try.

The other day in class, I was informed by one of my students that she was trying to lower her blood pressure and her doctor had suggested yoga as one of many approaches. Yea!!! I love to hear stuff like … Continue reading

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Summer Project

Typically, in January, many of us set goals called “New Year’s Resolutions.” That’s great! However, it definitely isn’t the only time to set goals. You can set goals at anytime you feel the desire to do so. If you check … Continue reading

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Be the Master of “Your” Pose

I teach yoga. I take yoga classes as a participant. I have my own yoga practice. I go to yoga trainings. I write about yoga. I’ve been practicing for a long time. So as you can imagine, I occasionally get … Continue reading

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Earth Salutation: Prithvi Namaskar

Earth Day is just around the corner on April 22. This environmental focused day got its start in the 1970’s as an effort to get people to develop an awareness and appreciation for our environment. Earth Day is also a … Continue reading

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