Yoga- a Way of Life

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Recovering Perfectionist

Recovering Perfectionist

It has been a long journey in and out of perfectionism.  Sometimes you have to be on the other side to see just how far you have come.  After decades of trying to do everything “right” and avoid criticism, I finally discovered that I have let this piece of me slip away.  If I do […]

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Yoga Teacher Scandals

Yoga Teacher Scandals

I would love to say I was surprised when I heard of another yoga- sex scandal coming to light.  About a year ago John Friend, founder of a multi-million dollar yoga corporation called Anusara, was publicly outed for sexual misconduct with his students and withholding teachers’ pensions (among other accusations).  Then last week came accusations […]

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Satya: Speaking Truth

Satya: Speaking Truth

Patanjali laid out an 8 Limbed Path of Yoga to connect with the deepest layers of Self and ultimately to find happiness.  The 8-Fold Path consists of: Yama (how to treat others)- non-violence, truthfulness, non-stealing, virtuous sexuality and non-attachment Niyama (how you treat yourself)- cleanliness, contentment, discipline, self-study, surrender to something larger than you Asana […]

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Ahimsa: the First Yama

Ahimsa: the First Yama

Patanjali laid out an 8 Limbed Path of Yoga to connect with the deepest layers of Self and ultimately to find happiness.  The 8-Fold Path consists of: Yama (how to treat others)- non-violence, truthfulness, non-stealing, virtuous sexuality and non-attachment Niyama (how you treat yourself)- cleanliness, contentment, discipline, self-study, surrender to something larger than you Asana […]

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One Year of Better Habits

One Year of Better Habits

by Vanessa Lucas (One of our students who has changed dramatically since she first entered our doors… Thank you for being here V.  We will miss you as you continue following your dreams and your graduate degree.  We are so proud of you!) On November 11, 2012 I celebrated another accomplishment that I can credit […]

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