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5 things NOT to expect from your yoga teacher

There are relationships that can help us to grow and ones that encourage us to maintain the status quo. There are relationships that hold us back and there are the ones that drag us down. 825 more words


Movement as Meditation: A Therapeutic Approach

There was a time in my teaching journey when my classes consisted predominately of demonstration, repetition and analysis. I was a strong advocate of perfect alignment. 248 more words


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Why I love Therapeutic yoga and Iyengar…

This fascinating style of yoga begins with a thorough understanding of the entire human body and its functions. The unique and innovative approach focuses on precision, alignment and intricate movement in order to bring about balance in your muscles, joints, nervous system and organs. 698 more words

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Therapeutic Yoga & Essential Oils Class 4/18

Studies show that the most important things we can do for ourselves and what makes the most lasting impressions is having an experience.

Yoga in itself is a valuable tool for restoring our nervous system and mind, along with enlivening our bodies.   148 more words


Day 25: Healing

Today I attended my first day of a restorative yoga teacher training, taught by Jillian Pransky, for working with people with chronic illness, injuries, stress, emotional pain, etc. 444 more words


Rikers Island Yoga

I had to practically beg the CO on post at building 7 to let me in. He kept asking if I was sure I was in the right place. 439 more words

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Rikers Yoga - Trust Is a Process Part II

I wandered into the new class in one of the sentenced women’s dorm a little earlier than usual. Most of the students from last week were at work or at a program. 457 more words