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 […]

“Spirit Asana” Practice For a Truly Spectacular Start to Your Day!

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“As you embrace the present and become one with it, and merge with it, you will experience a fire, a glow, a sparkle of ecstasy throbbing in every sentient being. As you begin to experience this exultation of spirit in everything that is alive, as you become intimate with it, joy will be born within you, and you will drop the […]

Why Are Yoga Pushups (Chaturanga) So Difficult?

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Your yoga practice opens with a welcoming period of calm centering followed by invigorating breath work.  The teacher guides you into a gentle series of cat and cow poses and eases you into mountain pose (tadasana).  Immediately your mind drifts and pleads….”Oh g-d, pleeease no pushups today.” Reset, you are ready – filled with confidence […]

Salute The Sun For A Brighter Day

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The Sun Salutations Beginning your day with a few Sun Salutations can be truly transforming. No matter how bad I feel, when I practice this, I’ll always hit a point where my mind clears and it feels as though a weight has been lifted off my body. Every day, no matter what. It’s better than […]