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5 Pranayama Practices for Beginners

By Rose S. / July 12, 2021

Want to deepen your yoga practice with yogic breathing? Here are 5 simple Pranayama practices to get you started… Pranayama, the practice of yogic breathing, has been used for a variety of different purposes since ancient times. In fact, some refer to Pranayama practices as the foundation of all yoga disciplines. Some use breath control […]

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What Is Nadi Shodhana Breath?

By Rose S. / June 14, 2021

Enhance your yoga or meditation practice with nadi shodhana breath… If you’ve been doing yoga for a while – especially any type of yoga that focuses on Pranayama or breath practices, you may have been introduced to nadi shodhana – or alternate nostril breathing. (The Sanskrit term “nadi” means “stream,” “channel,” or “flow,” while shodhana […]

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4 Steps to Creating Your Own Home Yoga Retreat

By Rose S. / June 7, 2021

Create your own home yoga retreat and save yourself some money while enjoying some much-needed self care! A yoga retreat can be a great way to give yourself a break from the hurries and worries of life and recharge your batteries. However, yoga retreats can also be quite expensive. Why not experience the rejuvenation and […]

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Understanding & Using Mantras In Your Yoga Practice

By Rose S. / May 10, 2021

The use of mantras is a simple yet powerful technique to enhance the many benefits of your yoga practice… While you may be familiar with yogic breathing or Pranayama techniques, and certainly with yoga poses or asanas, one yoga practice that you may not be as comfortable with is the practice of mantras. Mantras – […]

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4 Plants to Enhance Your Yoga Practice Space

By Rose S. / April 5, 2021

Enhance your indoor yoga practice space with these 4 beneficial plants… Creating a calm and relaxing space for your yoga practice is important for getting the most out of your yoga experience. There are many different ways to create a relaxing atmosphere, from candles to calming music, incense, or meditative art pieces. One way that […]

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8 Yang Yoga Poses to Do In the Morning

By Rose S. / March 1, 2021

Wake up and energize your body and mind by starting your day with these 8 Yang yoga poses… Ancient Eastern modalities classify energy as being either Yin or Yang. Yin energy is related to passivity, coolness, and grounding/Earth centered focus. Yang relates to heat, dynamic energy, and an upward or external focus. Yin is also […]

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How to Practice Mula Bandha (Root Lock)

By Rose S. / February 22, 2021

Learn how to use the technique of Mula Bandha to increase both the physical and mental benefits of your yoga practice… Have you ever been in a yoga class (or watching one online) and heard the instructor say something that sounded like “apply mule bond” and wondered what the heck she was talking about? This […]

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4 Simple Fall Rituals for Balance & Peace

By Rose S. / November 2, 2020

Incorporate these 4 fall rituals into your practice and life to find inner balance as we transition to a new season… It is hard to believe that the year is coming to an end already… With everything that has gone on this year, it sometimes feels like we are stuck in a time warp, and […]

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5 Budget-Friendly Yoga Tips for a More Affordable Practice

By Rose S. / September 28, 2020

Keep your yoga practice affordable with these budget-friendly yoga tips… One of the great things about yoga is that it can be done just about anywhere and you don’t need a lot of special equipment. Still, if you’re taking regular classes several times a week, it can add up – especially if you add in […]

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