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Relax Then Rebound

Letting go is one of life’s important lessons. Reconnecting with our sense of grounded ness helps us to relax right in the midst of our busy schedules. When we let go, we can sometimes experience a renewed sense of freedom, like taking a heavy bag off our shoulders. (more…)

Cone To Your Core

I was sparked with new intentions and energy after a 6 hour workshop on Yoga and the Pelvic Floor with Jaki Nett at Yoga Union Center For Backcare and Scoliosis. The word Core is rampant in our physical vocabulary. But,

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Views Into Ustrasana (Camel Pose)

When we move into a pose, it is tempting to try to make the pose look like some picture in our mind. And it is true that initially we do learn a lot by imitating what we see visually. But

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Shoulder Tension Falls

To bring about an ease of movement and grace in our bodies, most of us can afford to release some extra tension from our shoulders. Too much restriction around our shoulders gives our nervous system an emergency signal to tense

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A Really Big Yoga Class

This was originally posted by Jennifer on Hip Slope Mama (www.HipSlopeMama.blogspot.com). On two consecutive Thursday evenings in July, I taught free yoga classes in Bryant Park. I was somewhat prepared for a large crowd because Lululemon, the event sponsor, told

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Body/Mind

Taking time to practice yoga or to work out regularly is a path toward knowing yourself. This self-discovery is separate from your family, past experiences or other obligations. It’s about YOU—your body and mind—coming together moment by moment.

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