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Why Yoga?

Below is a letter from Susan Kohart, our Ashtanga Mama.  She teaches a very challenging practice within such a safe and caring environment.  Two weeks ago she led an “Ashtanga Curious” workshop and she sent this out to everyone who attended.  I thought it was so lovely that we needed to share.  If you are […]

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Give Yourself a Break

Limiting beliefs can cause us to stop trying new things. With our new challenge of stepping up our practice, there are times when what we have been through in life may stop us from achieving what we think we can’t do. So my personal challenge is to suspend my limiting beliefs gently and remove “I […]

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The Next Phase

Greenville Yoga has been our home for over twelve years now.  When we first opened, we were one of two (maybe three) yoga studios in town.  But a decade plus later, Greenville has grown by leaps and bounds!  Our teachers have grown, our student base has grown and with the growth and the development of […]

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What Are You Waiting For?

After my travels out west this summer, I knew with certainty that I would go back and live there one day (especially Sedona).  I came home wondering if now was the time.  I took some time to really think things through and I realized that I am not ready to make a big move just […]

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Sacred Space

Sometimes when we grow, we have to develop a new way of being, or at least a collective understanding of how to grow and keep our space feeling sacred.  Each of you has helped to create this amazing community of students and teachers who look out for one another, come early to talk about life and […]

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Fixing the Cracks with Gold

Kintsugi is a Japanese Art that fixes old pottery by filling in the cracks with gold.  I had heard of this some time ago, but didn’t pay much attention.  Then a few weeks ago I had a moment that just stayed with me.  I often close class with a blessing for the students.  This night […]

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I Can’t… (fill in the blank)

Today I was having friends over for our monthly brunch and book discussion.  I decided I wanted to make something that I wouldn’t have to prepare while my friends were here.  It just so happened that my friend / student, Emily, posted a lovely recipe on her blog I thought I might try. So here […]

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