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10 Years & 125 Graduates

Last weekend I graduated my 125th yoga teacher trainee and celebrated 10 years of sharing my love of yoga and specifically Pranakriya Yoga with others. This sharing is one of the greatest gifts of my job. I am forever indebted to my teacher, Yoganand Michael Carroll,...

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Releasing Emotions – The Weather

One of my teachers, Jonathan Foust says emotions only last about 60 seconds.  If in the first 60 seconds we can witness the experience without getting wrapped up in our mind, we will have an easier time being with the feeling.  In this same vein, I recently read that...

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Glimpses of Guatemala

Twenty-one of us journeyed for a week to Guatemala on The Road Not Yet Taken.  It was a week filled with making new friends, practicing yoga, meditation and pranayama, tasting new food, seeing beauty, hiking volcanoes, kayaking, taking in the local culture and sights...

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Restorative Yoga Full Frog

Restorative Yoga is a gentle, inward form of yoga that invites the student to relax deeply while supported by a variety of props. A restorative practice is a complement to any yoga practice and to the stresses of day-to-day living. A few months ago, we worked with...

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Drip, Drip, Drip

Drip...Drip...Drip I have had a small leak in my guest bathroom tub for quite a while.  It hasn’t been worth considering fixing until lately.  Although still small, it is now noticeable.  After a few days of no use, there is a small build-up of pink stuff (maybe...

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Blueberry Muffin Overnight Oats

When the heat of summer is upon you this cool blueberry muffin oatmeal is just the ticket!  And you can be as creative as you want...think peach muffin overnight oats...yum!  You can make this completely paleo, gluten free, dairy free - whatever is your fancy.  ...

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Lean In: Staying with the present

It takes so much energy to stay in the moment; in the now.  I have recently caught myself leaning forward in my sitting meditation.  It could be due to something in my body being tight. I also think there is an energetic component to the posture.  I am leaning towards...

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Restorative Side Lying Twist: Video & Directions

Restorative Yoga is a gentle, inward form of yoga that invites the student to relax deeply while supported by a variety of props. A restorative practice is a complement to any yoga practice and to the stresses of day-to-day living. Spinal twisting is a good way to...

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It Started with 150…

It Started with 150…

It started with at least 150 and now, after an hour and the sun dropping below the horizon, there are 20 or so. Now only 10 or fewer.   How do they decide it’s time to leave? When they started, these swallows, they flew high in the air. Darting and diving and never...

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