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Yoga & Other Musings

The Path to Slowing Down

Say the words, I  A M  S L O W I N G  D O W N. How does it make you feel?  The world around me doesn’t feel like it’s slowing down at all. In fact, I always feel like my life is speeding up.  In a few short months my baby boy, now a young man of almost 18, will be...

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cREATE your hOME pRACTICE

Last week I shared with you WHY a home practice is so beneficial.  Click here if you missed it.  In case you don't have time right now to read last week's post, the bottom line is a personal home practice is just that - PERSONAL.  It's all about you.  However, for...

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Twistin’ Your Spine Away: posture series 3

Let me tell you 'bout a place Somewhere up a New York way Where the people are so gay Twistin' the night away Here they have a lot of fun Puttin' trouble on the run Man, you find the old and young Twistin' the night away They're twistin', twistin' Everybody's feelin'...

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Bend Your Sides: Posture Training Series 2

Something I hear from many of my students about getting wiser, older, growing young (choose your description) is that they lose connection and length with their side bodies. Specifically they feel they are getting shorter in the middle! Well, this does happen. In...

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108 The List

Enjoy this list of how 108 shows up in theology and culture around the world.  108 beads on prayer mala 108 repetitions of a mantra 108 types of meditation 108 paths to God 108 dance forms in Indian traditions 108 time frame in Rosicrucian cycles 108 gopis of...

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108 & Yoga

There is no exact document that explains exactly why 108 is a significant number in so many cultures and traditions but look around and you will see it everywhere. Galileo Galilei said the universe is written in “mathematical numbers,” and the mysteries of the...

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Clean Your Skull with this breath

The last breath we are going to discuss this month is the Skull Cleansing Breath or Kapalabhati. This is a breath that often times is used to raise energy or change energy patterns in the body. It can also help to create clarity and bring a sense of calm into the...

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