The Downside of Acceptance

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Acceptance You’ve heard a lot of good things about acceptance. About how it can help bring peace, clarity, and less pain. How people who practice acceptance are happier, often more appreciative, and even sometimes healthier. I recently heard from a woman who spent time daily practicing accepting her whole self, even the cells in her […]

The Language Of Yoga: Finding Your Dharma

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The world can be a pretty difficult place to navigate. It’s tempting to say that it’s tougher now than it has been in the past, but that’s probably not so true. People have felt bewildered by the things going on around them for eons – war, famine, disease, how to pick a good spouse – […]

Go With Love This Year & BackBends

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“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” — Albert Einstein 2014, it’s a new year and I’m so happy and grateful to be here. For me, January 1 always marks the start of another exciting journey into the unknown. Optimism for the inevitable road ahead; giving and receiving love […]

TA – DA! TADASANA (MOUNTAIN POSE)

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Asana Addict Tadasana Mountain Pose In the treasure trove of a book that is Light on Yoga, the author, renowned yoga teacher B.K.S. Iyengar, writes this sentence regarding Tadasana, or Mountain Pose: “It is…essential to master the art of standing correctly.” The art…? Of standing correctly? I don’t know about you, but when I think […]

The Top 5 Health Benefits Of Daily Yoga

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Daily Yoga: The Key to a Healthy Life Yoga has been practiced for thousands of years throughout the world, but just in the past decade it has become extremely popular in America. So what’s the big deal? While that’s a loaded question, we have some answers for you. Here are the top five reasons you […]

Guys, Got Pent Up Emotions? It’s All in the Hips. ~ Anthony Ware

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Tears were streaming down my face—I had lump in my throat the size of an apple. My hips were hurting yet feeling good at the same time. Waves of emotions and memories rushed over me. How did I find myself in this situation? Hint: I wasn’t playing golf (and get your mind out of the […]

The Power of Inversions. ~ Sapha Arias

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“Maybe the only thing each of us can see is our own shadow…not the exact image, but everything reversed or upside down.” ~ Chuck Palahniuk As a child, I was the kid who lived life in a constant state of terror. You know the kind of kid I’m talking about. That little kid who always […]

The Power of Fellowship

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I was recently interviewed for a magazine article and was asked, “Why do you think yoga is becoming so popular in our culture?” This question had me in inquiry for awhile, even after my interview. When I put the physicality of yoga aside (because I could go on and on about the physiological benefits of […]

Where There Is Love, There Is No Question

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Enjoy a poem and a sutra on Love by Yogi Bhajan: Love gives you the power to merge,  From finite to infinity Love gives you the power to trust From nothing to everything Love gives you the powerful prayer Between you and your Creator Love gives you vastness As vast as there can be Love […]

Unlock Your Heart To Flow In Love

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” The highest love doesn’t keep score; it merely is the sound of the universe, it plays within us the music of the spheres unstruck (anahata), without cause, without asking anything in return, it lights our soul” The heart is essential for the function of our physical body as well as emotional. A block in the […]