Nervous System

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3 Breathing Practices that Bring Balance, Calm, and Focus to the Body and Mind, Part 2

June 22, 2015

In part one of this series we covered the importance of the breath in providing prana or vital energy to the physical and subtle layers of the body.  Flowing through nadi’s or energy channels throughout the body and through energy centers known as chakra’s the quality of the breath sets the tone for the state …

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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 the Perimeter for 2014!  The “2014 Best of Atlanta” issue of Atlanta Magazine will be out this week and the listing will also be on their website.  Yoga …

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How to get centered with yoga and breath

How To Get Centered Anytime, Anywhere In 7 Breaths

March 24, 2014

Do you ever feel a little out of control or stressed out? We all lead busy lives with many stressors each and every day. Take a moment to read my latest article published by MindBodyGreen and find out how you can get centered anytime anywhere! When we can begin to notice the tension we hold …

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Six Life Lessons Worth Remembering

January 30, 2014

Last Tuesday I spent 13 hours traveling 25 miles in an Atlanta snowstorm.  At the beginning, my journey veered between frustration and fear, but eventually it turned into yet another series of life lessons in gratitude and discovery.  Here’s what I learned. It is better to fill up sooner versus later. Tuesdays are my day …

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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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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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