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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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10 Ways To Turn Off Your Stress Switch

October 15, 2018

In my last post, How to Know When Your Stress Switch is “On”, I gave you some symptoms that may indicate that your stress switch has been flipped to “on.” Recognizing that you are stressed out is the first step to recovery! Here, I’ll give you some ideas on how to turn off your stress switch.

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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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How to Know When Your Stress Switch is “On”

April 16, 2018

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

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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How I Came To Love Tea(vana) And Green Tea

November 6, 2017

I grew up in the South watching my mother steep tea bags until the tea was barely translucent. She would add several cups of white sugar, resulting in a syrupy mix otherwise known as sweet tea, with emphasis on the sweet. This was my first experience with tea. Fast forward several decades later to a …

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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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You Do Yoga - Johns Creek Yoga Studio

What If How You Do Yoga Is How You Do Life? 6 Questions To Consider

September 2, 2017

A yoga teacher once said to me, “how you do yoga is how you do life.” That statement has stuck with me ever since. Yoga is a microcosm of the macrocosm of our lives, and a yoga practice is filled with wisdom for those who will hear. Once you hear and bring into consciousness your …

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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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How To Tap Into The Power Of The Heart

August 15, 2017

When your heart is open, you can feel your emotional flow of energy.  You might even “feel the flow” of others around you. With an open heart, you can feel love, joy, and compassion, and you can feel more in tune with life. When your heart is closed, you experience feelings of anger, frustration and …

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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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Hope Knosher AC Inner Wellness Article--5

Reconnecting With Myself

April 25, 2017

I am so excited to be a founding contributor for a new transformative on-line wellness space and sisterhood called Noteworthy by Aura Cacia Aromatherapy; which also happens to be one of my favorite brands! I am passionate about helping others find their best self and live their best life. Noteworthy is a perfect opportunity to …

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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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