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Living in imperfect balance

Today, I went to a special Core2 class taught by (the amazing) Jobie on Balancing Chakras. Before class, I did a little quick study so I would know what/where the chakras were located, what part of the mind, body and spirit they represent or control and the poses that are affiliated with each one. 264 more words

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Embracing the space

So what happens in the “space” that you make when you activate your imaginary internal 7-second delay?  How do you use the time you give yourself between stimulus and response? 388 more words

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It's the me I want to be

When Jewels offered empowerment as our intention yesterday, my first thought was “ok that’s one of those overused words that gets thrown around a lot, but what exactly does it mean to ME to… 324 more words

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A different kind of zen

I started my work-study job today. Power Yoga Teacher Training is a huge commitment in many ways. There’s the time commitment – 200 hours over 8 weeks (classes plus on the mat practice), and the spiritual and physical commitment. 260 more words

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Sometimes you need a little space

Up until tonight, I wouldn’t have said that I go to hot power fusion yoga to think. I go to sweat (a lot) in a 105 degree heated room, with added humidity, a faster pace and more advanced poses. 494 more words

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Fly Baby Fly

It’s been 2 weeks since I started my daily practice in prep for this summer’s Power Yoga Teacher Training. Every day, I’ve come to my mat and challenged myself to deepen my poses, consciously engage my breathing and set intentions that will give my practice meaning. 358 more words

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Practicing mindful gratitude

Last night, I came to my mat fully frustrated and in a rage over my customer service fiasco with Fabletics (Resolved….After 3 phone calls, 2 tweets and 2 live chats the defective capris are going back for full credit. 566 more words

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