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6 Lessons I Learned from Restorative Yoga

I’ve dabbled in yoga, here and there, for several years—mostly at home with online videos. After caring for and then losing both of my parents in 2015, I joined a yoga studio in my quest to focus on my own health and well-being. There, I encountered Restorative Yoga. Unlike your typical “flow”  ...

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Food is Your Friend

What are you afraid of? What makes you worry day in and day out? Is it food? For a lot of people this is a reality. Do you wake up in the morning worried about what to have for breakfast? Does it have too many calories, should I be eating carbs, will I still be hungry? I stressed about food for  ...

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Get Out of the Bind, and Lose Your Head

I get why people talk about yoga losing its way, at least here in the western world. We focus on the twists and binds of the practice and brush aside that part that might actually help and get us there faster, not as a goal, but as a result of letting go. Sort of like when you try to touch your  ...

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Three UN-Rules for Meditation

Meditation is a life-changing skill. But many people are a little freaked out and intimidated to begin a meditation practice because they think they “need” to do it a certain way to be “good” at it. There are tons of meditation tutorials and videos on the Internet that  ...

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