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Growth and Personal Breakthroughs On and Off the Mat

Growth and Personal Breakthroughs On and Off the Mat

Written By Jackie Reckson   We always talk about our yoga practice as a metaphor for how we live our lives off our mats.  How can we take the lessons learned on our mats and practice them in our everyday lives? I found this quote by Marissa Mayer, Businesswoman… “I...

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Overfunctioning, Underfunctioning, and the Search for Balance

Overfunctioning, Underfunctioning, and the Search for Balance

    Written By Alison Gurevich   In the last year I discovered the work of Dr. Brene Brown.  It feels odd to use her full name and title because in my head we are good friends.  Her research is fascinating and the hours we’ve spent with her speaking directly...

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The Gift of Rest

The Gift of Rest

  Written by Emily O'Brein We’ve all experienced so many changes over the past few weeks, and with those changes an added layer of stress.  Working parents have adapted to homeschooling, essential workers have been burdened by the risks their work carries while...

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How can Yoga help?

How can Yoga help?

Written by Veronica Rockwitz There is no doubt we are living in a strange time…especially as of late.  It’s a time that can cause serious personal stress for all of us.  It’s the seeming lack of control that can drive it.  For me, there is stress from financial...

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Let’s Fly Together

Let’s Fly Together

Written by Tommasina Marlow ____________________________________________   To be fully alive, fully human, and completely awake is to be continually thrown out of the nest.   Pema Chodron   Oh, how quickly our lives changed! I sit here late at night oddly reminded of...

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The Modernization of Yoga

The Modernization of Yoga

The originators of yoga were not likely concerned with the style of yoga that people were doing at the time, or the level of dedication with which they practiced. For that matter, there was probably little attention paid to what clothes they were wearing or what...

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Corona Virus – Prevention and Treatment

Corona Virus – Prevention and Treatment

Basic / Essential Protocol for Prevention Vitamin C 5000 mg    1x daily Zinc 50 mg    1x daily Vitamin A 20,000 units     1x daily  NOTE: for increasing risk of exposure or epidemic - increase to 2x daily  Additional Considerations - one of the following: Echinacea   ...

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Fear (Bhaya) and the Corona virus

Fear (Bhaya) and the Corona virus

Fear (Bhaya) and the Corona virus,Years ago I was struck by a translation I found of FEAR, as False Evidence Appearing Real! Fearappears to be real but it actually is a projection of the limitations of our own minds. Very often theyare exaggerated emotions created by...

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