The Back of the Heart – Our Shadow

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The term “heart openers” and “backbends” are frequently heard in the yoga community. Another popular epitaph revolves around how the practice of yoga will help to “open your heart” – emotionally, as well as, physically. Physically through postures like Urdhva Dhanurasana (Wheel Pose), Setu Bandhasana Sarvanghasana (Bridge Pose), Ustrasana (Camel Pose), Shalambhasana (Locust Pose) (I could go on and on) …

What does Yoga Mean to you?

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The practice of yoga offers many different gifts to many different people. Traditionally the word yoga is defined as “to yoke” or to create “a union.” The union or the yoking that this definition speaks to is the creation of a union between the heart and the mind. Once this union is created one experiences an inner calm and quiet, …

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Yoga Nidra

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Yoga Nidra has my unwavering attention these days ૱ I seem to have created myself a healthy dose of attention deficit disorder. I attribute this self-diagnosed current state to the day to day single-mama, entrepreneur, hustle / hamster wheel of samsara ⟲ ⟳ ⟴ many of us are on. YES, this is the time to be building my legacy, a …