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Castor oil bath, the Saturday practice

I absolutely love castor oil and use it in many ways every week. One of them is the Saturday practice as it’s known in the ashtanga world, the day when I skip asanas and spend ten minutes on the floor covered in oil. 469 more words


Thought Nuggets via Baptiste Sedona Retreat

Being anywhere but present cripples authenticity.
Big things don’t happen by suppressing self expression.
Fear robs my community of my authentic contribution. 
Being afraid is a…
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“Be crumbled. So wild flowers will come up where you are. You have been stony for too many years. Try something different. Surrender.” Rumi


Half Moon Pose

The moon has a rich symbolic significance in yoga mythology. In hatha yoga, for example, the sun and the moon represent the two polar energies of the human body. 284 more words

Ardha Chandrasana

Bringing it Back.

So here we are… two months to the day since my last post. What can I say? Summer took hold! The sun beckoned, and I had to answer. 288 more words


Yoga is Not Just About Asana, Learn about 8 Limbs of Yoga

Yoga, which originated in India thousands of years ago, is quite popular worldwide. However, Yoga is not just about doing a handful of Asanas, but is a whole concept of living a fulfilled life by following guidelines that consist of 8 stages. 400 more words


Heart Opener ~ Chest & Shoulder Stretch

Use this short exercise to help open your heart center…. chest, shoulders, lungs. Directions are down below the slideshow.

Interlace your fingers, and then unlock the pinkies – make a little temple with the little fingers to alleviate any knuckle pressure during the pose. 171 more words