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Spring Renewal in 2020

Normally we would be gathering in May, for my annual "Spring Renewal" workshop. We settle into our group with herbal tea, some casual introductions, and ease into a meditation, restorative yoga, and some reflective writing. This year, with it's obvious pandemic challenges, not only have yoga classes been put on pause, but workshops are no… Continue reading Spring Renewal in 2020

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An Act of Self-Love

During class recently, it came to me that yoga is such a generous gift we give ourselves: a simple act of self-love. Even if it's just a few minutes a day, or an hour or two a week, it is a place to land. To return to. To return to ourselves. To return to love.… Continue reading An Act of Self-Love

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The Gentle Way of Hatha on YouTube

AN EASY WAY TO TRY A FREE YOGA CLASS! How many excuses have you made to not take a yoga class? I have heard them all! Sometimes it's a physical limitation, sometimes it's a time management issue, sometimes it's due to lack of money, sometimes the motivation just isn't there... the list can go on… Continue reading The Gentle Way of Hatha on YouTube

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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 6: Final Relaxation

In this final yoga video of our six part series, we focus on relaxation. Sivasana is the body's opportunity to rest and integrate the benefits of your yoga practice. It is suggested to do a minimum of 5 minutes of stillness, but if you have time for more even better! Sivasana translates into english as… Continue reading Yoga Video 6: Final Relaxation

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Yoga Video 5: Moving From Mountain

This is the fifth video of the asana-collection. The sixth (and final) video covers sivasana (a full body relaxation). During this 2-minute video we ground ourselves in mountain pose (Tadasana) and from there move through a gentle sun-salutation flow. The feet stay in the same position the whole time, and the movement stems from the… Continue reading Yoga Video 5: Moving From Mountain

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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