Light Your Fire: An Affirmation of Personal Power

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This mornings yoga class at Karma Yoga was hot and passionate; the “fun factor” was high and the music was right on cue! “Change” by Natalie Merchant was a particular favorite today – we placed it twice. Following a sequence of fiery core strengthening exercises all beings were able and ready to move from a […]

A Strong Core Starts Here

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Your core is the very center of your physical, emotional and spiritual universe. Everything about us somehow relates to this real and magical place; where energy, courage, passion and self-confidence generates. The famous psychologist, Carl Jung, once said that Manipura chakra is where we burn through our passions and desires in order to become a […]

Your Wisdom Lies Within

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“Enlightenment is not imagining figures of light but making the darkness conscious.” ~Carl Jung To grow and transform into our greatest selves requires us to be curious about what we don’t know about others, our situations in life, and ourselves. As Baron Baptiste says, consider that your greatest opportunity for growth occurs in the areas […]

Embrace Your Freedom to Choose

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“Your life is the sum result of all the choices you make, both consciously and unconsciously. If you can control the process of choosing, you can take control of all aspects of your life. You can find the freedom that comes from being in charge of yourself.” ~ Remember and honor the month of November […]

How I Get Through A Lousy Day

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Or, how do I make a lousy day a better day. In addition to getting a solid eight to ten hours of sleep, eating well, staying close to my loved ones, helping someone without a personal agenda, meeting a BFF for lunch or coffee, keeping my space clear of toxic people and places, getting in […]

7 Ways to Claim Your Power

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Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. It is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light not our darkness that we are most afraid of. -Marianne Williamson “Power” is one of those words that can have a weird connotation. Many think of it as being aggressive or inflexible. As a […]

April 1st! Celebrate Your Strength Everyday This Month!

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April, from the latin word Aprillus means: ‘to open’ or ‘opening’. It is the spring month, blossoms opening, birds singing, mother natures children growing up around us – new growth everywhere.  April is the month of rebirth and hope for the future.  I often think of the words my first yoga teacher would say in […]

Coming to Peace with Anger

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Throughout my life I have been able to come face to face with so many of my insecurities, self doubts, fears and emotions. However, I have recently come to realize that the one emotion I have not fully come to terms with is anger. In the past, I would become uncomfortable when supporting those who […]

“What’s For Fitness Today?” Tip #15 – Know Your Past & Embrace Your Future

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April 15, 2011 Tip #15 I hope my tips inspire you to love yourself and others, to wake up with a smile and a skip in your step and to live everyday with an abundance of peace, joy and ease. The first step to moving forward is to accept your past, live in the present, […]

Celebrate Life!

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Why wait for a special occasion such as a birthday, anniversary, or holiday to celebrate the gift of life? Everyday is an opportunity to rejoice in all the blessings and miracles that are available to us. Truly, each one of us is a miracle, our bodies are a miracle, and the earth that we live […]