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posts in 'yoga life'

Yoga life has articles from people who’ve devoted their lives to yoga or similar holistic practices. It offers insight into what a fully holistic life is like and how you can do the same if you please.

yoga teacher training

yoga teacher training

Over 11 million Americans practice yoga – That number has steadily increased over the last decade and doesn’t seem to be slowing down. Anyone with a regular practice can attest to the physical, mental and spiritual benefits of yoga. It’s no surprise that Western culture has not only accepted yoga, but embraced it. Many American’s see yoga as fitness, but yoga is ultimately about transformation and growth. Some argue that ...

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life choices

life choices

When you are in training, you never know what is going to be next with your body, and especially with your mind. We are all in a non stop scenic railway waiting to know if we are going up or down or even fly out and crash!!

Yesterday I was feeling so tired that I almost felt asleep during the second practise of the day, but today I was completely renewed ...

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yogic spring cleaning

yogic spring cleaning

Happy spring equinox to everyone!  Spring equinox marks the official start of spring; the day when the sun aligns directly over the earth’s equator.  On this day, twice a year (once in the spring, once in the fall), the length of day and night are the same…equinox=equal night.  This day has been celebrated throughout history for many different reasons; increased sunlight hours, the shift of the season, restoration of crop ...

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sweet surrender

sweet surrender

Surrender. I love this word, however, in the main stream it is associated with losing a battle or losing control. It almost has a negative meaning. To Surrender in sanskrit has a different meaning.

Ishvara pranidhana – Surrendering (pranidhana) to a higher source (Ishvara). Beautiful.

Surrender is a wonderful life-enforcing and therapeutic exercise. There will come a day when we will all have to let go of the physical shell that we ...

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tap into the heart

tap into the heart

That crazy time of year has suddenly crept up on us again. I can’t believe it is christmas again, already!

As 2012 comes to a close and we begin to reflect on the happenings and non happenings of 2012. What fell off the bottom of the list and what got lost amidst the mistletoe. We begin again to think about the coming year and setting new years resolutions.

Before you start to ...

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finding peace amidst the chaos

finding peace amidst the chaos

When I first started my work with special-needs children an average day for me was typically divided into two extremes. The first half of the day I work with extremely active pre-school children whose diagnoses place them within the autism spectrum. Their autism often makes it difficult for them to communicate their needs and self-regulate; hence the activeness. The kids are full of love and they teach me a valuable ...

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yoga and pregnancy

yoga and pregnancy

Regularly, I receive phone calls that start like this: “-My doctor says I can’t practice yoga this year because of my medical condition. What is wrong? “I am pregnant.” I am always so surprised by this response that I am silent for a while before I can find a response.

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During all of my years at ...

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