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Wellness is our collection of articles that offer insight for those seeking higher levels of health and wellness; and inspiration for those looking for a stories of how yoga can help others.

Holiday Self Care & Love

Holiday Self Care & Love

The holiday season is upon us again, 2016 has flown by and here we are again with all the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, the shopping, the giving, the hosting and the attending making it very easy to forget about YOU!

The next few weeks are a whirlwind of office parties, commitments, family celebrations that can leave you completely wiped out.

Taking care of yourself is extremely important as this ...

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Easy Ways to Cultivate Eco-Friendly Habits

Easy Ways to Cultivate Eco-Friendly Habits

Everybody wants to be as green as they possibly can be, helping the environment with eco-friendly habits. But it really isn’t easy these days — even when you’re dealing with debates that you thought were decided years ago.

Take the paper versus plastic bags as a good example. Even this simple question can be confusing once you really do the research and understand everything that goes into the production and waste ...

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the importance of having a meditation practice

the importance of having a meditation practice

Meditation is about becoming one with your mind, and learning something about yourself that you may not have known before. Your practice can be as long or as short as you would like, but try to take the time to for your meditation practice every day. It is not a part of any religion; meditation is a science, which means that the process of meditation follows a particular ...

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yoga for anxiety: stress relief with simple yoga asanas

yoga for anxiety: stress relief with simple yoga asanas

How many of us have to deal with stress on a daily basis due to some wild number of pressures put on us? Workload at the office or home can lead to stress or anxiety and this in turn can cause other major health issues. Yoga is not only a great physical stress reliever, but also calms you down mentally. Yoga for anxiety is rapidly becoming more popular ...

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Benefits of Meditation – One Teacher’s Journey to Mental Clarity

Benefits of Meditation – One Teacher’s Journey to Mental Clarity

photo credit: Kara Block Creative

Meditation has been a part of my life on a daily basis for nearly 7 years. I imagine people have been doing it since the beginning of time. Until I started practicing meditation, I used to think it was reserved for the great sages, those who lived out East and did pilgrimages to hidden caves where they took respite for 20 years. I am ...

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5 Family-Friendly Ways to Get Kids Excited About Health and Fitness

5 Family-Friendly Ways to Get Kids Excited About Health and Fitness

You know why you need to eat well, stay active and live a healthy lifestyle. But as parents, healthy living is not just about you anymore. The physical, mental and spiritual health of your children is now top priority. As a family, incorporating fitness and a nutritient-rich diet is paramount, especially for your kids. So how do you motivate you kids to lead a healthy life? Here are five ways ...

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the power of yoga healing

the power of yoga healing

Derived from the Sanskrit word yuj, yoga means union of the individual consciousness or soul with the Universal Consciousness or Spirit. Though many think of yoga only as a physical exercise where people twist, turn, stretch, and breathe in the most complex ways, these are actually only the most superficial aspects of this profound science; unfolding the infinite potentials of the human mind and soul. I’m not saying that yoga ...

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Stressed? Why 30 Minutes of Yoga Should Get You Back to You

Stressed? Why 30 Minutes of Yoga Should Get You Back to You

Paperwork is piling up on your office desk and you have more than a few household bills to pay – there’s a chance these two worries alone add up to one very stressed you. The fact is, we all put far too much pressure on ourselves, particularly in today’s social media obsessed world. If we’re not doing something ‘Instagram-worthy’, it doesn’t count – after all, who really wants to see ...

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