May

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Freefalling

Freefalling

After I quit my job, I expected a huge relief, like a burden being lifted off my chest.  Instead, the opposite happened.  I felt like I had been hit by a ton of bricks.  The freedom I expected to feel was replaced by a sense of falling and not being sure I would land safely. […]

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Leap of Faith

Leap of Faith

I have decided to take a leap of faith.  While this sounds so simple, it has taught me how much I have to learn. I recently made a decision that will impact my family in a big way.  I have decided to quit teaching elementary school after 10 years.  I love teaching, but the past […]

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One Breath at a Time

One Breath at a Time

“I breathe in, I breathe out. Deeper, gentler. I become calm, I let go. I smile, I am free.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh (Vietnamese monk and peace activist) This teaching is so simple, yet so difficult at the same time. Often our breathing mirrors our emotional state. When we are angry, our breath becomes hard and […]

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Random Acts of Yoga

Random Acts of Yoga

Practicing yoga for two hours everyday  would benefit everyone but we allow our lives to be over run with our jobs, children, marriage, social gathering, swim team, church and all of the other things we prioritize into our day.  Who has time for yoga?  Yoga is much more than postures to stretch and strengthen the […]

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Mindful Parenting

Mindful Parenting

As yoga students and teachers, we are often calm on our mats, calm when we are alone, but what happens when all hell breaks loose?  The kids are whining, one just bit you, and you are trying to cook dinner.  How do you practice yoga then?  Here are a few tips and resources we love. […]

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