Month: September 2018

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Is There a Specific Yoga Diet? Yes but Mostly No

Timing is everything, they say. And I absolutely believe that cliche. It was when I was in the process of moving back to Atlanta from Columbus, Ohio that I met my life partner. Once, when I went into a yoga studio to apply to teach there, the owner was reading Yoga Journal and was on […]

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Is The Equation of Giving and Receiving In Balance?

I bet you’re a giver. Most yoga lovers I know really excel at the giving part. They use almost every ounce of energy they have in that direction. Why is it so much easier to give than to let ourselves to receive? Energy is currency. Giving and receiving need to balance one another out Part […]

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Self-Care Via the Practice of Yoga Nidra

Yoga nidra may feel strange the first time you try it, but the echoes continue long after the physical practice ceases. If you’ve never practiced yoga nidra, you’re in for a real treat. It’s believed that practicing this form of meditation for 45 minutes is equitable to 3 hours of sleep. The benefits will reverberate throughout the […]

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Why The Practice of Jnana Yoga Is a Necessity for A Happy Life

Have you ever heard of Jnana Yoga? Me either. Or at least I hadn’t until recently. A student asked about how to best practice Jnana yoga, and I had to admit I didn’t know what it was. Once I did a little research, I got excited about exploring this practice. The yoga world is vast, […]

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Yoga Symbols and Why They Compel Us So Very Much

What’s the first thing you think when you see someone wearing a t-shirt featuring an OM? “That human digs yoga.” “They are probably an open-minded sort.” “I’m going to ask her where she practices yoga.” “Am I OMing correctly?” Essentially, yoga symbols have meaning to us because we feel a deep and profound love for […]

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