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Down Dog

Today I am grateful for adhomukha svanasana (downward-facing dog). This exhilarating posture is so super cool! It’s practiced in most yoga classes around the world and why not? It’s awesome! It brings us magnificent energy, calms our busy brain, slows the heart … Continue reading

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LOVE!

It’s true! All you need IS love! Let’s all fall in love just because! Paulo Coelho said, “Love makes all things precious, including you. It eliminates all constraints. Love is without limits, conditions, judgments, and hidden agendas.” When a person … Continue reading

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Just go to your Happy Place!

Go to your happy place! Right now. Do it! It can be so therapeutic, sweet and cozy there! A ‘happy place’ is defined as a “place inside all of us where we are all happy and get the warm fuzzies. It’s … Continue reading

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Mistakes are Rad.

Yay for mistakes! They teach us so much! A mistake is generally an action or decision that causes some pain, embarrassment, loss or shit storm. As bad as it may seem at the time, icky errors are great opportunities to … Continue reading

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the Divine Spine

“The best lightning rod for your protection is your own spine!” -Ralph Waldo Emerson. The human spine is a brilliant work of art! It houses nerves, ligaments, muscles, divine energy and all that sweet stuff! Crazy cool connections are being made … Continue reading

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Electric Circuitry

“Our hair fashions might be just a trend, but if we investigate, we may find that we have been depriving ourselves of one of the most valuable sources of energy for human vitality” -Yogi Bhajan. Hair. It’s sexy. It grows … Continue reading

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Sealed with a Kiss

Pucker up Buttercup! Kissing is a fun and healthy way to add years to your life! People who are engaged in kissing produce endorphins that are 200 times more powerful than morphine in terms of narcotic effect! That’s why the kissing … Continue reading

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Mula Bandha!

Mad respect for mula bandha! Mula means foundation, root, or source. Bandha basically means bondage or hold. It’s the lock which unlocks. As you activate the pelvic floor muscles at the perineum, you unlock the divine energy within (or rather, … Continue reading

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Nonattachment

“It is the preoccupation with possessions, more than anything else, that prevents us from living freely and nobly.”                    -Bertrand Russell Nonattachment (Aparigraha) is one of the ethical constraints (yamas) from Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras. It means abstaining from greed and taking only … Continue reading

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Your Brain on Yoga

Yoga citta vritti nirodhah. “Yoga is the ending of disturbances of the mind.” There are about 100 billion neurons in the human brain, the same number of stars in our galaxy…maybe! As babies, we start off with about 100 billion … Continue reading

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