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Awakening Hope Retreat

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

June 9, 2019

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 Ways Yoga Healed me

5 Ways Yoga Healed Me

May 8, 2019

I was awakened in the early spring of 2009 by a sharp pain in my right breast. As I shifted around trying to relieve the pain, I had a piercing thought seemingly out of nowhere: “could this be breast cancer”?

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5 Facts About Yoga

The Benefits of Yoga for Cancer Patients and Survivors

March 26, 2019

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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Yoga Inspiration

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

February 19, 2019

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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How to Sequence Yoga Practice - Johns Creek Yoga Studio

Yoga At Home: How to Sequence Your Practice

January 21, 2019

Sequencing a practice can stop many from practicing at home. Knowing how to sequence can help relieve stress associated with developing a home practice.
A home practice is an integral part of a continuing, committed yoga practice, but concern about how to sequence stops many.

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Atlanta Yoga Teacher Hope Knosher Teaches 5 Minute Heartfelt Breathing Practice For Stress Relief

5 Minute Heartfelt Breathing Practice For Stress Relief

October 21, 2018

We can all use a 5 minute reboot to reset the day and our positivity index! This 5 minute breathing practice will help you get connected to yourself and to your heart creating more spaciousness and allowing a release of stress and tension in your body and mind. Take a 5 minute break in the morning upon awakening, during the day when you feel disconnected, stressed, or in the need of a “reboot”, or at night before bed.

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4 Ways A Yoga Retreat Can Change Your Life

September 27, 2018

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.

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A Gentle Sun Salutation (Surya Namaskar) Series

September 27, 2018

This Sun Salutation series builds strength and flexibility. A single round consists of two complete sequences – one for each side (right and left).

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Breath Yoga Studio Johns Creek

Room To Breathe : Tapping Into The Power Of Your Breath

April 16, 2018

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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Yoga Practice - Johns Creek Yoga Studio

5 Benefits Gained Through A Committed Yoga Practice

March 16, 2018

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.

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Mindfulness - John's Creek Yoga Studio

Incorporate Mindfulness Into Your Life With These 3 Steps

February 5, 2018

Mind-body practices are becoming mainstream, and the practice of mindfulness is having its moment. By now you have probably heard about mindfulness. But what exactly does it mean to be mindful and how will this practice help you to live a better life? Simply put, mindfulness is a way of relating to yourself and the …

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Deepen Your Yoga Practice With These 4 Yoga Basics

January 11, 2018

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.

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Johns Creek Yoga Studio, Post Travel Fatigue

8 Ways To Say Goodbye To Post Travel Fatigue

November 18, 2017

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.

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Retreat in Sedona

5 Ways A Yoga Retreat In Sedona Helped Me Recharge My Life

November 1, 2017

After life events early in 2017 left me physically and mentally exhausted, I knew it was time to unlock myself from survivor mode. I finally registered for  “Awakening Hope ~ Yoga, Hiking, & Healing Retreat” in Sedona, Arizona, led by my friend and yoga instructor, Hope Knosher. The yoga & hiking retreat in Sedona helped me recharge …

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Northside Woman’s Magazine Cover Feature – How Yoga Helped Me Heal After Breast Cancer

October 3, 2017

I am excited and humbled to share my latest news with you. You may know that my journey into yoga began after a breast cancer diagnosis and the death of my mother rocked my world. I came to yoga after my doctor recommended that I give it a try.  My practice has been and continues to …

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Yoga For Travel - Johns Creek Yoga Studio

Yoga For Travel: 13 Poses You Can Do Anywhere

September 8, 2017

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?

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Hope doing Eagle Pose

Becoming Perfectly Imperfect Through Yoga

August 23, 2017

It is so easy to get caught up in outward appearances.  I recently watched the popular yogi Kathryn Budig work her way with ease through an advanced yoga sequence. It made me regret that I had not started practicing yoga earlier in my life, and I wondered what I could have been able to do …

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Path - Yoga Studio Johns Creek

Where Is Your Path? (And How Yoga Can Help You Find It)

July 17, 2017

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.

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Yoga Studio John's Creek Yoga for Beginners

Yoga For Beginners ~ 10 Great Yoga Poses For Anyone New To Yoga

February 13, 2017

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!

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Conquer Anxiety Ansd Feelings Of Unease - Yoga Studio - Johns Creek

Conquer Anxiety And Feelings Of Unease

January 22, 2017

We all have times in our lives when we need to conquer anxiety and feelings of unease.  For me, it has been a tough couple of months, and I have been out of touch. Hiding. Resting. Renewing. Re-charting. We all need time to come home and to recommit to our mission and ourselves. To get …

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