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posts in 'wellness'

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.

#awarenessevo: herein lies the key to truly living

#awarenessevo: herein lies the key to truly living

The key to truly living is to become aware. Awareness is the ability to perceive, to feel, or to be conscious of events, objects, thoughts, emotions, or sensory patterns. In this level of consciousness, sense data can be confirmed by an observer without necessarily implying understanding. More broadly, it is the state or quality of being aware of something.

Awareness in the moment, yes but even more so as a lifestyle. ...

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a patient of patience

a patient of patience

Allow me to set the scene. I am sitting in my living room listening to piano collections, the song playing is titled: Balamb Garden by the amazing Moises Nieto. I am writing with my hand using a pen on a pad of paper, but my computer is not far from me. It’s more pleasing for me to write this way. My thoughts flow more fluidly as does the pen in ...

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7 Tips for a Healthy Yogi

7 Tips for a Healthy Yogi

There are many tips for a healthy yogi that most people just glaze over. These tips are there to show you can make the most popular health recipes work for you by energizing and healing your body. The traditional Hindu system of medicine, referred to as Ayurveda, is based on the idea of balance in bodily systems and uses diet, herbal treatment, and yogic breathing. Ayurveda is not about dropping ...

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biophilia and the amazing benefits of flowers and plants

biophilia and the amazing benefits of flowers and plants

You’ve recently taken your yoga practice from the crowded community yoga studio to your very own home. You’ve established a yoga room and decorated it. You’ve painted the room a tranquil color, organized your yoga mats and blocks, but something still seems to be lacking.

Can’t quite pin it down? We’ll give you a little hint. You grow them in your garden and love receiving them on any occasion.

Plants and flowers ...

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Shine Bright: love the person in the mirror

Shine Bright: love the person in the mirror

The environment of the hot yoga room: bright lights, floor-to-ceiling mirrors on all four walls, natural light from a glass door or window. The atmosphere of the yoga room: temperatures upwards of 100+ degrees in combination with humidity.  The room can feel balmy, beachy, and tropical. The costume of the yoga room: form-fitting, sweat-wicking shorts, sports bras, tank tops, capris.  Environment + atmosphere + attire: well that certainly that leaves ...

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benefits of yoga that aren’t widely known

benefits of yoga that aren’t widely known

What are the biggest benefits of yoga that aren’t widely known?

Jelena Lepesic, Senior Teacher at TheHotTT

listen to your body - benefits of yoga
The practice of yoga serves me as a direct communication tool with the Great Spirit. In the stillness between throughs and words is when Great Spirit speaks to me. Yoga asana practice to me is an unspoken ...

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can yoga help postpartum depression?

can yoga help postpartum depression?

Millions of women all over the world find themselves suffering from an illness called postpartum depression, after the births of their children. In fact, according to a study conducted in 2009, over 13% of women develop postpartum depression within a few weeks after the delivery of their baby. What precisely it is and why it affects those that it does is constantly being researched, with new information coming out almost ...

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tips for staying active

tips for staying active

Each one of us is in the race to live healthier, smarter, fuller, more social, more economical… well you get the idea. The first step to making this ideally wishful mode of life a reality starts when the clocks rings for us to wake up. Our jobs require that we keep both our minds and body active. That takes both will and energy to maintain one state, from the moment ...

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