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Addiction Recovery and Yoga

  Addiction is when you actively and obsessively seek out drugs, alcohol, or other stimulants or depressants.   Whether they took opioids¬†after a surgery or they’ve been drinking a lot more often after the death of a loved one, whenever I’ve spoken to those who suffer from addictions, they are often trying to cover up… Continue reading Addiction Recovery and Yoga

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Don’t Apologise When Going Into Child’s Pose

Whenever I teach a yoga class, I always remind my students that they can, and should, go into Child’s Pose or another restful posture if ever they feel like the practice is too intense for them and they need a moment of reprieve. In spite of my urging, students will still approach me after class… Continue reading Don’t Apologise When Going Into Child’s Pose

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Namaste November: Meditation Challenge Completion

Meditating with music wasn’t my favorite. My mind wandered more, I twitched more, and I checked the timer more than any other week. Maybe it was because Thanksgiving was coming up (that’s why I didn’t post this last week) or just because of the dramatic change of seasons (suddenly we’re covered in snow), either way,… Continue reading Namaste November: Meditation Challenge Completion

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Namaste November: Chanting Meditation

This week has been a challenging one. Mostly because I’ve been trying to get back into the habit of meditation and because of the Presidential Election. I won’t say too much here on my actual blog, you can read what I said on my Facebook page. All I can really say is, I love all… Continue reading Namaste November: Chanting Meditation