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Awakening Hope Retreat - Yoga, Hiking & Healing In Sedona - Yolanda's Journey In Her Own Words
5 Benefits of Yoga for Cancer Patients & Survivors
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!
What Is A Health And Wellness Coach?
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.
5 Lessons From Teachers That Changed My Life & Inspired Me To Teach
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.
Things My Cat Taught Me
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.
Callings From The Soul, Part 2: What To Do When You’re Lost
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.
7 Simple Steps To Calm Your Body And Mind
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.
Reconnect With Your Heart To Calm Your Body And Mind - New Video Up on Noteworthy by Aura Cacia
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.
How to Know When Your Stress Switch is “On”
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.
A Gentle Sun Salutation (Surya Namaskar) Series
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.
4 Ways A Yoga Retreat Can Change Your Life
This Sun Salutation series builds strength and flexibility. A single round consists of two complete sequences – one for each side (right and left).
Room To Breathe : Tapping Into The Power Of Your Breath
Something magical happens at a yoga retreat when a group of high intentioned individuals makes the decision to gather together in a breathtaking natural environment for the purpose of elevating their lives.
5 Benefits Gained Through A Committed Yoga Practice
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.
Deepen Your Yoga Practice With These 4 Yoga Basics
You hear it all the time. Maybe it’s from a friend, a family member, or a coworker; or maybe it’s from your spouse. They proclaim that their lives have been changed for the better due to their yoga practice.
8 Ways to Say Goodbye to Post Travel Fatigue
Yoga can be overwhelming for beginners. There is so much to remember and put together that confusion can set in. It’s easy to get discouraged and quit. Over the years I have seen it happen more than a few times.
Yoga For Travel: 13 Poses You Can Do Anywhere
After returning home from a jam-packed trip with my two teenage girls, I found myself weary and tired. I have to admit that I have never been a world-class traveler. Being sensitive has its downside, and post travel fatigue is one of them.
Where Is Your Path? (And How Yoga Can Help You Find It)
One of the greatest joys in life is the adventure of traveling. However, travel can present challenges when it becomes stressful. TSA lines and Coach class, anyone?
Yoga For Beginners ~ 10 Great Yoga Poses For Anyone New To Yoga
I was teaching a yoga class the other day, and the topic was embodiment. We talked about the foundational components of a yogic lifestyle, the eight limbs of yoga and about finding our path.
If you have been thinking about beginning a yoga practice but feel uncomfortable going to a group class or don’t know where to start with a home practice, this yoga for beginners blog is for you!