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Where do you live in your body?

It was during a yoga class several years ago that my teacher asked this question. When you are in the middle of Downward Facing Dog with sweat running down your face and sliding all over your mat, the answer seems like a no-brainer. 561 more words

Committing to Your Practice

An edited version of this entry was first published by Joy Yoga Center

It’s February.  50 days give or take of a new year, and probably, by now, some things about our lives and our resolutions in this year don’t feel quiiiite as shiny and fresh as they did on January 1st.   1,070 more words

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Book Review: Yoga for Healthy Aging: A Guide to Lifelong Well-Being

By: Charlotte Bell

Western culture is so continuously bombarded with negative messages about aging that most of us hardly notice it. It is widely accepted that if you’re moving into your middle years—or especially your elder years—your life is pretty much in decline and you—and your voice—become less and less relevant. 1,487 more words

Well Being

6 Yoga Poses to Expand Your Heart

By Charlotte Bell.

Have you ever been in a yoga class when someone (maybe you) experienced a spontaneous emotional event? Sometimes, especially in intensive workshop situations, a new physical opening may trigger an emotional opening. 998 more words

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Yoga after Knee replacement surgery


Yoga can actually be a very useful tool in the rehabilitation process after knee replacement surgery. 947 more words

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10 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Yoga


Most of us come to yoga with a whole lot of misconceptions about what yoga is. I was no different. Here are some of the mistakes that I made, and lessons that I learnt, as a new yoga student. 2,049 more words

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My favourite yoga teachers on YouTube

YouTube is such a good tool to keep up a regular yoga practice. Although there aren’t hands on adjustments from a yoga teacher, as long as you take it easy and know your limits, you shouldn’t get injured. 253 more words