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Owning the Yoga Shadow

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When we first start practicing yoga, or find a style we enjoy, initially it can feel like a torrid love affair. Our most beloved instructor, guru, style, or even specific… Read More→

Yoga and Back Pain: Find Healing

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Here’s a quick survey: Which of these activities do you engage in regularly? Our Sponsors MyYogaWorks950+ online yoga classes streaming to your laptop, phone or TVWACCES Yoga GearYoga mats, wheels,… Read More→

Beating the Baby Blues With Yoga

Recognizing and acknowledging the signs of postnatal depression are important first steps in overcoming this often-devastating experience. Reaching out, regardless of how severe the depression feels, is the start of… Read More→

School Yoga Ruled Not Religious

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Yoga does not constitute a religious practice as it is taught in the Encinitas Union School District (EUSD), ruled California Judge John Meyer. Although Judge Meyer acknowledged yoga’s roots as… Read More→

The Art of Yoga

Yoga and art share something fundamental: inspiration. The dictionary defines inspiration as “divine influence.” When we practice yoga with an intention of drawing in spirit as we inhale, we set… Read More→

Fifty Shades: Body as Temple

Can embodiment be liberated from its strong cultural and historical associations with bondage, and honored as sacred unto itself? Most yogic lineages—as well as western philosophies—view life, embodiment, and the… Read More→

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