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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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2 Highly Effective Breath Practices to Minimize Stress & Anxiety

It really is all about the breath Every time I think otherwise, I’m again proven wrong. And I enjoy being wrong about this. It’s comforting to be reminded and really accept that the breath is paramount and everything else has the job of supplementing the effectiveness of breath. Don’t believe me? Think of the hardest […]

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