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Top 5 Reasons to go on a Yoga Retreat

Dreaming of your next vacation? Want to retreat to beauty and relaxation? Maybe you should try a Yoga Retreat! Imagine yourself waking up in a beautiful tropical place, heading down for a healthy breakfast that was prepared for you, then taking in a yoga class in a “studio” that overlooks

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How Tacoma’s Real Estate Agent Keeps Her Balance by Laura Anderson

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A Time To Grow

Try not to let your attachment to the lows or the highs pull you from the light – the lows and the highs don’t give light or take it away. The light is there regardless of the circumstance, and the light is all you need. Well, sometimes you need money and food, but usually that stuff gets worked out if you stay the course

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Meditation Is Simple, Not easy

We hear it a lot! “I’m not good at meditation”. But the most important part of learning to meditate is just simply taking your seat and observing! Sure, it sounds easy – but its not. Your body might start to ache, your feet might fall asleep, you might get the

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You Have To Feel It, To Heal It

Meditation reminder: Stay. Meditation can be so many things, but today it was just plain uncomfortable for me. The thoughts are a struggle, my body aches, my mind wandered, my body wanted to fidget, I felt annoyed by everything- I just felt uncomfortable. I wanted to quit over and over,

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Happiness Is Not The Goal

What???? Happiness is the not the goal?? Nope! Happiness is not always the goal – although its an awesome feeling we all should have. And the emotion of  Sadness should not be always be avoided – although it feels pretty icky. Contentment through it all (Santosha) is the goal. A

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Be Where You Are

Where you are is exactly where you are supposed to be, learning what you are supposed to learn. It couldn’t happen any other way – or it would have. I don’t talk about my childhood very often. In fact, I stopped because I couldn’t manage the reactions of others and

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Stoke Your Inner Fire: Building Focus and Discipline

Stoke Your Inner Fire: Building Focus and Discipline In Sanskrit, Tapas most simply means heat or passion and discipline. Yogis use practices to stoke the “fire in the belly” literally. Located around the navel in the area of the solar plexus is a source of personal power and governs self-esteem,

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Finding Myself on a Quest for Community by Story Gilmore

My yoga is mine, no matter my size. My breath, my body, my spirit, my yoga. I recently read an article by Jessamyn Stanley titled, “the Invisible Glass Ceiling of Yoga: Body positivity and The Future of Western Yoga,” and it resonated so strongly with me because of some parallels

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Benefits of Yoga For Seniors

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Coping with Stress at Work

At one time or another, no matter your profession, you have probably experienced stress at work. Just because its common, doesn’t always mean its good! And just because its ‘stress’ doesn’t always mean its bad!

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Be A Beginner – Over and Over Again

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Confused about what class is the right class for you? What are the most popular styles of Yoga that are practiced  in the West? What are some popular misconceptions about those popular styles of Yoga? Get your answers here! First and foremost, any physical yoga that is practiced in the

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Why Intentions Over Resolutions

Why Intentions over Resolutions by Alicia Barrett In yoga, a “new you” isn’t the point, the “old you” isn’t the point either. Its the “you you” that is the most interesting and important point. I’m sure you know by now, most new years resolutions fail by the 3rd week of

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