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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Woman Meditating

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 …

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Back Bend Yoga Pose - Heart Opening

1 Simple Yoga Pose to Open Your Heart Space and Energize Your Body and Mind

March 25, 2015

Too much time at the keyboard, behind the wheel, and too much stress in our lives can cause our bodies to become closed and tight, especially in the chest.    Heart opening …

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Mature Woman Practicing Yoga

8 Ways Yoga Helps Mature Adults Age More Gracefully

March 16, 2015

My latest article up at MindBodyGreen.  Click here to go to the article and find out how yoga can help you age more gracefully – and who doesn’t want to …

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Doing Good: Cancer Survivor Offers Yoga Classes to Help Other Patients

March 15, 2015

I am excited and humbled to be featured in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution in the “Doing Good” section where Devika Rao shares a bit about my story as a cancer survivor …

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One Day Yoga Retreat

Finding Your Authentic Self – One Day Yoga Retreat

March 2, 2015

A one day retreat is an opportunity to be transported, awakened, and transformed. It is a precious period of time devoted to the purpose of rejuvenation and inner discovery. Yoga …

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7 ways to open your heart picture

7 Ways To Heal Your Body & Mind By Opening Your Heart

February 26, 2015

Here is a link to my latest article up at MindBodyGreen entitled  7 Ways To Heal Your Body & Mind By Opening Your Heart.   My journey of healing body …

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The Yogic Diet Hosted by Salud and Hope’s Yoga

The Yogic Diet Hosted by Salud and Hope’s Yoga

February 15, 2015

Everything we eat is food for our soul.  Yogis believe that food creates prana (life force) that sustains our bodies and brings us vitality and health.  I am so excited …

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Gratitude

In Gratitude for Kind Words and Those Who Speak Them

February 12, 2015

There are times in our lives when kind words sink a bit deeper and linger a bit longer.  There is an opening that lets kindness seep in and allows a …

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Grand Canyon Heart

Heart Flow Playlist

February 4, 2015

Just in time to gear up for valentines day.  I wanted to share one of my favorite playlists that is perfect for a valentine themed class, a partner yoga class, …

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Healthier Bittersweet Chocolate Cake with Berries

Healthier Bittersweet Chocolate Cake with Berries

January 7, 2015

This cake is a great alternative to the super sweet versions.  With reduced sugar, but great chocolate taste it is a winner paired with juicy berries of your choosing and …

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Wrapping Up 2014 In Gratitude

Wrapping Up 2014 In Gratitude

December 31, 2014

Life is beautiful, terrible, multidimensional, astounding, and mystifying.  Each new moment a chance to begin again, to let go of an old pattern of being that no longer works, to …

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What to Consider When Considering Your New Years Resolutions

What To Consider Before Setting Goals For The New Year

December 14, 2014

Every January, the possibilities held by the next 12 months yawn open. That fresh calendar spurs many of us to set lofty new goals for our lives. Our interior voices …

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Hope teaching Yoga - Reader's Choice - Best Of Atlanta 2014

Hope’s Yoga Chosen Reader’s Choice – Best Of Atlanta 2014 By Atlanta Magazine

November 18, 2014

I am so humbled to say that Hope’s Yoga has been chosen by Atlanta Magazine (based on voting by you) as the Reader’s Choice – Best Of Atlanta for Yoga Outside …

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7 common reasons for not practicing yoga

7 Common Excuses For Not Practicing Yoga

November 6, 2014

My latest is up at MindBodyGreen — 7 Common Reasons for Not Practicing Yoga! You may recall using some of these yourself (especially # 3) and/or you may have heard many of them …

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Fall Yoga Retreat at Dahlonega Spa and Resort

Fall Yoga Retreat at Dahlonega Spa and Resort – October 19-21, 2014

September 22, 2014

Join Hope Knosher for a time of rest, yoga, meditation, and lots of fun!  Unwind, restore, and go deeper into your practice, enjoy healthy food, time around the outdoor firepit, …

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Yoga Class

7 Ways to Get the Most Out of a Yoga Class Published by MindBodyGreen

July 25, 2014

Click here to go to my latest article published at MindBodyGreen!    

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