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Authentic Living

The thing about yoga, is it can change us. Through breathing, settling, grounding, moving, flowing, we slowly re-align ourselves physically, mentally, emotionally, and energetically. Sometimes it's uncomfortable - these buried thoughts, feelings, and emotions that start to surface. Sometimes we feel down right crazy like "why is this happening now?" Sometimes we abandon our yoga… Continue reading Authentic Living

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Yoga Video 4: Tummy Time

Video four is up and running! In this 3-minute clip we are focusing on gentle back-bends and gentle core work. If you spend a lot of time sitting at a desk, driving, or "leaning" forward this video is for you. These exercises help release tension in the back, create the sensation of space in the… Continue reading Yoga Video 4: Tummy Time

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Yoga Video 3: Gentle Core and Balance

We are half way through our 6-part Yoga Series, with video number three! In this 3-minute video our foundation is hands and knees (if you are someone who needs to stay off your knees, you can do similar stretches standing with hands on a wall).  From this position we move through a few hip circles,… Continue reading Yoga Video 3: Gentle Core and Balance

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Yoga Video 2: Spinal Movement

Welcome to the second video in our 6 part series! This 4-minute video focuses on seated side stretches and twists. If you are more comfortable seated in a chair, that is fine. Always listen to your body and move gently, remembering you will gradually deepen into postures over time. If you have herniated disc, please… Continue reading Yoga Video 2: Spinal Movement

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Yoga Video Part 1: Let’s Lay Down

The first "official" yoga video has been posted! Over the next 5 weeks, I will be posting one video a week (each Friday), creating a collection of exercises for you to practice at your own convenience in the comfort of your own home. In our first video we begin with a few deep breathes to… Continue reading Yoga Video Part 1: Let’s Lay Down

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The Yoga Gap

Over the last few weeks I've had about 100 students pass through my teaching... and I'm seeing a common thread of feedback. What I have learned is The Gentle Way Of Hatha is a much more uncommon style of yoga then I would have guessed. The yoga market is becoming saturated anywhere you go, but… Continue reading The Yoga Gap

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2014 Is All About Yoga

2014. This coming year feels sacred. The last 2 years have been so challenging, and I vowed to create peace and stability in my life. 2014 feels like the result of a lot of hard work, over a long period of time. It feels like a break, a time to create from a place of rooted… Continue reading 2014 Is All About Yoga

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Yoga Classes Summer 2013

Are you making your summer plans yet?  Be sure to save room for yoga! This summer we finally have an opportunity to add an evening class to our schedule, so take advantage of it while you can!  Tuesdays 6:30-7:30pm is the new class, but be sure to check out the full yoga schedule and new… Continue reading Yoga Classes Summer 2013

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Personal Yoga Practice

7/7 The last six blogs based on the six movements of the spine, are ideal to help you build your own personal yoga practice!  First focus on elongation of the spine through each movement, then be sure to include back bends,forward bends, side stretches on both sides and twists in both directions. Remember that hatha yoga… Continue reading Personal Yoga Practice

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Time To Twist!

6/7 This is the final movement of the spine, twisting.  With an emphasis of elongation through all the movements, an ideal yoga class should include forward bends, back bends, side stretches on both sides and twists in both directions. Spinal twists are powerful detoxifiers.  They put emphasis on the organ body, and flushing toxins from… Continue reading Time To Twist!