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Yoga as a Roadmap for Healing

January 17, 2014

I have lived through a lot in my life, including a bout with breast cancer. It seems the only road I ever took was the hard one. By the time I made it to a yoga class, I was spent. I finally went to see if I could get some real sleep, something that had …

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A male yoga teacher teaching a group of seven women.

An Open Letter to Anyone Thinking About Trying Yoga – Published by MindBodyGreen

November 18, 2013

An experience in one of my classes prompted me to write this article for new yoga students!  It is my hope that I can reach those who are thinking about trying yoga as well as those who have tried it but haven’t returned.  Sometimes it takes trial and error to find the best fit in …

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Yoga Wheel Pose

Why I Love Wheel Pose – Published by MindBodyGreen

October 23, 2013

I am a huge fan of Mind Body Green, and I am excited for the opportunity to be a contributor to this body of health and wellness information. Teaching yoga is a heartfelt calling for me as it has changed my life in so many positive ways. It is my sincere desire to be a …

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Surya Namaskara (C): Warming Up with Sun Salutation C

October 7, 2013

The Sun Salutation, or Surya Namaskara (SOOR-yuh nah-muh-SKAR-uh), is a sequence of extension and flexion postures practiced in a particular order that enhance strength and flexibility of every major muscle group while also building heat in the body.  A Sun Salutation Series lubricates the joints, massages the internal organs and stimulates blood flow. It can …

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Day 2 In Sedona

Balancing the Body’s Stress Response with Yoga

July 31, 2013

We are becoming more and more overstressed as a society as the pressures of our modern life keep mounting. How can you reduce your stress and find serenity? You might want to give yoga a try. Yoga is a mind-body practice that combines stretching exercises, controlled breathing, relaxation and meditation. And here’s the good news – there is a yoga class for almost everyone.

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MINDFUL YOGA RETREAT — September 27-29, 2013 — Dahlonega Spa and Resort

May 25, 2013

Join Hope Knosher and Mark Dannenfelser for a weekend of rest, yoga, mindfulness meditation, great food and lots of fun! Reconnect with yourself and others in this beautiful Blue Ridge Mountain setting, just over an hour north of Atlanta Georgia.

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