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July 1, 2018

New Session / New Location / New Inspirations

Dear Students,

As we move into our last month of Yoga classes for the season, and the heat of July, I am amazed by how time has flown. At the same time, I am reminded and recommitted to being fully present with each moment, especially, but not exclusively in Yoga class.

Practicing Yoga mindfully with...

March 13, 2018

What is Hatha Yoga and Who is a Hatha Yogi? 

Hatha Yoga, in my understanding is a path leading to higher consciousness through an in depth, ongoing study of body and mind. 

There are other types of Yoga, all paths leading towards the same ‘higher truth’. However, the Western world hears much less about these Yogis. The only difference between them...

June 27, 2017

The process of "dropping" and deeply relaxing the body makes it possible for our mind to "drop". Our thoughts slow down, allowing increased space between thoughts. We become more present to our body sensations and breath, causing us to feel peaceful and in the moment.

May 25, 2017

The quality of our breath reflects our life force, vitality, and emotional/physical well being. Breath which is shallow, superficial, short, or limited will be paralleled in our energy levels and how we live our life. (small, shallow breath = living small, lower potentials of ourselves.)

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