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posts by Allison Antoinette

a special message from Zefea Samson for your holiday season

a special message from Zefea Samson for your holiday season

Dearest,

Was your past summer and fall for you also extremely full? I definitely have felt the packed events of our back to back trainings, the kids going to a new class, teacher and even school, renewing our website, and getting our referral program launched.

We also moved our home base and main training facility to an awesome new location – I hope you will come and visit soon! Just to ...

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how to manage sciatic pain using hot yoga

how to manage sciatic pain using hot yoga

Sciatica has a long (and painful!) history. As far back as the 5th century BCE, doctors and sciatica patients have tried a host of imaginative remedies, from leeches (yikes!) and hot coals in Roman times to 20th-century use of creams and injections.

SYMPTOMS OF SCIATICA

By definition, sciatica is tenderness and pain anywhere along the sciatic nerve, typically showing up on one side of the body. It might ...

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congratulations to the newest members of the evolation yoga collective! 

congratulations to the newest members of the evolation yoga collective! 

Congratulations to evolation Hot Yoga graduate, Lanie Angeles, and the newest member of our evolation yoga collective, PasoHOT Yoga. PasoHOT is the only hot yoga studio in Paso Robles and just opened this week (November 13th)! All of the classes at will be taught at the beginner level and workshops will be offered that explore advanced postures. Opening this yoga studio has been a longtime dream of Lanie’s, and we invite you ...

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overcoming the pre-class mental debate

overcoming the pre-class mental debate

Have you ever noticed how some days, despite your best intentions, you just have a really hard time mustering up the willpower to go to a yoga class? I get it— it can feel like a big commitment to take an hour out of your day and make it to your mat, but I also know that once I’ve made it to class, I’m always happy that I went!

Here ...

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how to mentally prepare for teacher training – part 2

how to mentally prepare for teacher training – part 2

Yoga teacher training is a transformative and rewarding journey at every level of the Self. Apart from learning how to teach a class, trainees sharpen their physical practice, expand self-awareness, hone their ability to focus and recognize opportunities for spiritual development through yoga. The layers are many!

While it’s common for many trainees to think that training begins on the day they arrive at their training destination, ...

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hot yoga and your radiant skin

hot yoga and your radiant skin

If you are reading this blog, chances you are a big fan of hot yoga and have experienced the mental and physical benefits of toning, clarity, and stress relief that each class can bring. After all, the benefits are plentiful! From heavy sweating that flushes out the toxins in your body to cardiovascular strength to improved flexibility, there is no argument that hot yoga does wonders for our health.

Personally, I ...

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how to prep for teacher training – part 1

how to prep for teacher training –  part 1
This is a 3-part series in how to properly prepare for yoga teacher training

Learning how to teach is both transformative and empowering; a gift that will continue to bless your life for years to come. While your first official day of training might be several weeks or several months away, that doesn’t mean your training hasn’t already started. In fact, as practitioners of yoga, we are always in ...

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there is always a way

there is always a way

A few months back I added a writing exercise to my morning meditation routine. Beginning with the letter “A” and working my way through the entire alphabet, l list out a positive attribute for each letter – one that I already have or want to cultivate more of – and then I say thank you for it. Each day is different because the words I choose come from a quiet place appropriate to that moment. Yesterday ...

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