Month: June 2015

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3 Breathing Practices that Bring Balance, Calm, and Focus to the Body and Mind, Part 2

June 22, 2015

In part one of this series we covered the importance of the breath in providing prana or vital energy to the physical and subtle layers of the body.  Flowing through nadi’s or energy channels throughout the body and through energy centers known as chakra’s the quality of the breath sets the tone for the state …

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Baker’s Story – Taking Yoga Into Life One Story at a Time

June 17, 2015

Meet Baker, a 17 year old competitive athlete. Here he shares his journey with yoga and how it helped him prepare for and heal after open heart surgery, improve his sport, and help him excel in everyday life. There are many great yoga teachers out there! If you are interested in starting to practice look …

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Candice’s Story – Taking Yoga Into Life One Story at a Time

June 17, 2015

Meet Candice, a breast cancer survivor. Here she shares her journey with yoga and how it helped her recover her strength and zeal for life and improve her ability to cope with stress. There are many great yoga teachers out there! If you are interested in starting to practice look around your area, ask your …

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Julia’s Story – Taking Yoga Into Life One Story at a Time

June 17, 2015

Meet Julia, a very busy mother and student. Here she shares her journey with yoga and how it has helped her gain physical and mental strength and better cope with the stress and complexity of a busy life. There are many great yoga teachers out there! If you are interested in starting to practice look …

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Sagdrina’s Story – Taking Yoga Into Life One Story at a Time

June 17, 2015

Meet Sagdrina, an athlete and marathon runner who is also living with an auto-immune disease. Here she shares her journey with yoga and how it has helped her to transform her life, improve her health, and find balance. There are many great yoga teachers out there! If you are interested in starting to practice look …

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3 Breathing Practices that Bring Balance, Calm, and Focus to the Body and Mind, Part 1

June 11, 2015

Our whole life is entirely dependent on our breathing, but we rarely give it much thought.  The purpose of doing breathing exercises is to steady and harmonize the mind, balance and calm the body and increase the flow of energy. Breathing practice are an important component of a yoga practice and are often practiced as …

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