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7 Self Love Practices for Everyday – Happy Valentines Day!

7 Self Love Practices for Everyday – Happy Valentines Day!

It’s Valentine’s Day again and whether you are single or not this is the perfect day to serve as a reminder to not only love others...but to love yourself! It’s a time to make it a habit to show up for YOU. Why not give yourself the gift of one or all of the following self-love rituals. You know you’re worth it!

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3 Winter Rituals for Bliss

3 Winter Rituals for Bliss

Even though the days are slowly getting longer, we’re still in the throes of cold, dark days, and for those of us who suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder, being present with the discomfort of the cold and lack of light can be really, really difficult. Here are 3 rituals to bring a bit of winter bliss into your life – to really enjoy the beauty that the season offers.

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4 Ways Essential Oils Can Enhance Your Meditation and Yoga Practice

4 Ways Essential Oils Can Enhance Your Meditation and Yoga Practice

Our fabulous guest blogger, Rachel Short has provided this wonderful article on Essential Oils and Yoga. We are noticing that more and more essential oils are being used for both therapy, stress relief and as medicine instead of chemicals and pharmaceuticals. We are predicting that essential oils will be the new method of healing all of your aliments. Thank you Rachel for sharing your wisdom, guidance and insight!! Please enjoy!

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3 Amazing Foods For Weight Loss

3 Amazing Foods For Weight Loss

There are some amazing secret foods that can assist in reaching your 2016 weight loss goals! We have gathered a few tips for you to incorporate into your diet and watch the pounds melt off. These foods along with your daily yoga practice are a perfect match!

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Finding the Best Yoga Teacher Training Resource

Finding the Best Yoga Teacher Training Resource

So, you’re interested in all things yoga, and you want up-to-date information regarding the best yoga teacher trainings around the world. Where does one look in order to find yoga schools, yoga workshops, yoga retreats and yoga programs?

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Have you ever wondered about Ayurveda and your Dosha?

Have you ever wondered about Ayurveda and your Dosha?

What exactly are the healing treatments and practices of Ayurveda & how does knowing your Dosha help your health? Yandara Advanced Ayurveda Training, April 1 - April 10 is a deep dive into Ayurveda, its amazing health benefits. Ayurveda means connecting to nature and the natural rhythms. Ayurveda is an ancient healing tradition that’s been practiced for thousands of years and remains at the forefront of natural medicine even today – not only in India, but across the globe.

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3 Ayurvedic Self-Care Rituals for Autumn

3 Ayurvedic Self-Care Rituals for Autumn

Fall is the season for slowing down, becoming more mindful, taking time for self-reflection, and giving yourself a whole lot of self-care. The tradition of Ayurveda is chalk full of tips and tricks for taking care of yourself in profoundly nurturing ways.

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6 Ways to Bring Greater Presence to Your Yoga Practice

6 Ways to Bring Greater Presence to Your Yoga Practice

Have you ever finished a yoga class, or home practice on your laptop, and thought to yourself with mild confusion while lying in savasana, “I feel much better than before, but what did I just do exactly?” It’s as if you were on auto-pilot as you made your way through the asanas. It’s like you let your subconscious mind take over as you followed the teacher online, not unlike driving your car to pick the kids up from nursery school. You can’t remember if you did bow pose or shalabhasana.

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Best Foods for Detoxification

Best Foods for Detoxification

Toxicity and detoxification are incredibly timely subjects because most of our modern diseases are caused by toxicity. In fact, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), toxicity is responsible for 80% of cancers today.

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Day 14, by Kristy Alpert

Day 14, by Kristy Alpert

I taught my first successful 70-minute class today. Not only was I not nervous, but the time flew by and I felt pretty great about what I was able to put together. It’s so strange to think how just 14 days ago I would have hid in a corner if someone had asked me to teach for 70 minutes straight, butterflies fluttering within my belly at the thought of getting in front of a classroom full of people. But as I taught my partner one-on-one today I was surprisingly at ease, knowing I had confidence in what I was doing.

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