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Igniting your Spark

Igniting your Spark

Now is a perfect time to give yourself the gift of inspiration, passion and excitement. What if you knew 100% that all of your dreams and desires would come true? No matter what you want, you can do absolutely anything you want.

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Revealing Our True Selves

Revealing Our True Selves

One of the deepest human fears many of us share is to reveal our true selves only to be rejected, to not be loved for who we truly are as a person. Most of our lives we purposely work to prevent ourselves from becoming vulnerable to the world.

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Instructor’s Dilemma: Do You Teach Certain Poses that may Cause Yoga Injury?

Instructor’s Dilemma: Do You Teach Certain Poses that may Cause Yoga Injury?

Some instructors advocate not teaching two traditional poses - shoulderstand and headstand - believing they could lead to yoga injury. Here are tips to help you decide how to teach them safely (if at all.)

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5 Ways Yoga Teacher Training Will Change Your Life

5 Ways Yoga Teacher Training Will Change Your Life

I always imagined that yoga teacher training would somehow help me find the clarity I was seeking in my life; that it would show me not only how to be a good yoga teacher but how to live life more mindfully. After completing a 200 hour yoga teacher training this past March, I am happy to report that it did!

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4 reasons to become a yin yoga teacher

4 reasons to become a yin yoga teacher

The benefits of yin yoga are so vast and so profound you’ll wonder why you haven’t already gotten your yin yoga certification after reading this article. In teaching the art of this profoundly healing yoga style, you’ll be touching and healing so many lives - in ways you probably never thought possible! Here are four reasons to become a yin yoga teacher today:

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Why Yoga Teacher Training in the Outdoors is so Important

Why Yoga Teacher Training in the Outdoors is so Important

Each year, millions of people head to the mountains and beaches to find renewal in nature. To get “away from it all” and find some peace and quiet and time to reflect. To reconnect with themselves and with the earth.

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Spring a time for Forgiveness

Spring a time for Forgiveness

Spring is here and it’s time to lighten our emotional loads! Are you holding onto resentments? Are there people in your life or parts of yourself that need forgiving? This is the time of year to release those emotional burdens and cleanse the body of heavy or stuck energy.

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5 Tips for Getting Back to Yoga

5 Tips for Getting Back to Yoga

It happens to the best of us. No matter how dedicated we are to our yoga practice, life has a tendency to toss in a few turns that can take us away from the mat for a season. Whether it is a busy season, seasons of change, or even seasons of recovery from an injury, it can often be frustrating or even a bit scary to think about getting back on the mat after taking some time off from your practice.

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3 Reasons to Kick your Sugar Habit

3 Reasons to Kick your Sugar Habit

Easter candies, Easter baskets, Easter chocolate bunnies! Did you know that Americans on average eat sixty-four pounds of sugar every year? That’s twenty-two teaspoons in a given day, and while this number may sound crazy, it’s really not when you think about just how much sugar is hidden in nearly every packaged food item in the supermarket, especially around the holidays.

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6 Ways to Deepen Your Meditation

6 Ways to Deepen Your Meditation

If you’ve been meditating for a while now, you may find yourself asking, “how to do I move forward?” Feeling like you’re stuck in a meditation rut happens to the best of us. If this sounds familiar, here are 6 ways you can easily advance your practice:

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