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Awakening Hope Retreat - Yoga, Hiking & Healing In Sedona - Yolanda's Journey In Her Own Words

I just finished this video testimonial from the last Awakening Hope Retreat! Listening to Yolanda talk about her experience brought tears and a deep knowing of why I created this journey. I didn’t know until Yolanda and I sat down to film her journey in her words that she had never been hiking before - ever!

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5 Benefits of Yoga for Cancer Patients & Survivors

Yoga is a science that has been around for thousands of years. It consists of observations and principles about the mind and body connection. The science of yoga is now being proven through modern scientific study.  Research is being conducted by many healthcare providers, including MD Anderson, to look at the health benefits of yoga for those dealing with cancer. 

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What Is A Health And Wellness Coach?

A coach will help you define your vision for wellness and then use that vision to co-create a completely personalized action plan based on your goals and aligned with your values. Your personalized program will prioritize your health and wellness, enhance your well-being, and move you toward where you want to be.

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5 Lessons From Teachers That Changed My Life & Inspired Me To Teach

We all have had them: the teachers that change our lives.  The ones we remember long after the experience has passed.  They leave an imprint on our lives and our spirits. It is with my deepest gratitude that I share the lessons I have learned from some of my most important teachers.

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Things My Cat Taught Me

My daughter was five years old when she, along with a neighborhood friend, secretly fed a stray cat in our backyard.  The cat had no identification as to whom she belonged to, and she had been hanging out in our yard for a while.  My daughter felt sorry for her and didn’t want her to go hungry.  We weren’t looking to adopt a cat, but the universe had other plans.  This was around the summer of 2003.  

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Callings From The Soul, Part 2: What To Do When You’re Lost

Life happens. An opportunity may fall through, or grief and tragedy strikes when you least expect it.

When your direction shifts, it’s easy to feel lost. What can you do when you feel like you’re foundering?  Here are three steps to help you work through your feelings and find your way back to yourself.

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7 Simple Steps To Calm Your Body And Mind

When our body is out of sync, the autonomic nervous system, hormonal system, and the immune system are not working in a synchronized manner.

We can re-synchronize our body systems by creating a state of coherence and thus improving our mental focus, emotional stability, physical resilience, and improved cognitive function. This allows us to operate in a more efficient manner in all areas of life. 

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Reconnect With Your Heart To Calm Your Body And Mind - New Video Up on Noteworthy by Aura Cacia

Being continuously stressed caused me to develop a pattern of shallow breathing, which exacerbated my stress levels even further.

Through my yoga practice, I was able to become aware of my altered breathing patterns and relearn how to breathe deeply and easefully.

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How to Know When Your Stress Switch is “On”

Once upon a time, humans needed the energy generated by stress to survive. We were hunting, farming, or fighting the elements. The body’s stress response would switch to “on” and provide a spike of “fight or flight” cortisol and adrenaline to complete the task at hand.

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Room To Breathe : Tapping Into The Power Of Your Breath

Take a moment to draw your awareness to your breath. Is it deep or shallow? Fast or slow? Our life is entirely dependent on breathing, but we rarely give it much thought.

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