Sun Salutation

To be done with the breath to warm the body and create heat. If you are using ujjayi  breath this assists in balancing out the doshas or those which tend to be imbalanced in the body: Inhale hands up over head Exhale hands down to floor Inhale step back Exhale to Downward Facing Dog (Adho…

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Warrior 3

  Per the story Downward Dogs & Warriors, Wisdom Tales for Modern Yogis We learn that the warrior comes as the personification of righteous anger and the noble impulse to defend the innocent. With Warrior 1,2 and 3 you will see and feel the progression offering his efforts to the highest power, to one moving…

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Warrior 2

Per the story Downward Dogs & Warriors, Wisdom Tales for Modern Yogis We learn that the warrior comes as the personification of righteous anger and the noble impulse to defend the innocent. With Warrior 1,2 and 3 you will see and feel the progression offering his efforts to the highest power, to one moving dynamically…

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Warrior 1

Per the story Downward Dogs & Warriors, Wisdom Tales for Modern Yogis We learn that the warrior comes as the personification of righteous anger and the noble impulse to defend the innocent. With Warrior 1,2 and 3 you will see and feel the progression offering his efforts to the highest power, to one moving dynamically…

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A Yogic Perspective on Violence

Spirit does not recognize color, gender, class, or nationality. Spirit sees only the heart and the energy that each individual radiates to the Whole—which includes the individual self, along with all else of life (plants, animals, other people, and the rest of nature). A couple of months ago, I was in India and asked my grandfather,…

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Let the Skin be FREE

The skin is the largest organ of the body and its main function is to protect the other stuff like muscles, bones, blood vessels, other major organs and the systems of the body. It also acts as a thermostat to assist us in regulating our body temperature. This I find fascinating as a yoga teacher…

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FEAR, REALLY? It's just hair:

We have been hearing much about fear lately, fear of where the United States is heading, fear of China, fear who is going to win the election, fear of ISIS, fear or letting people express who they are, etc. you get my point. So I did a check in the other day….And I looked at…

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Asana

Asanas are postures to help us get acquainted with our body, which is made of skin, muscles, bones, joints and ligaments, organs, blood vessels, and a nervous system, to name a few. And in yoga, a science and a philosophy, the body consists of so much more. As Dr. R. Thornton presented in a paper,…

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Surging Popularity of Yoga

Yoga, a modern practice rooted in over 5000 years of ancient Indian texts and traditions, continues to gain popularity in the United States. A new survey conducted by Yoga Alliance and Yoga Journal reports that the number of Americans doing yoga has grown by over 50% in the last four years to over 36 million…

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