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Why I Practice Kneeling Warrior

Why I Practice Kneeling Warrior

Kneeling warrior is a fantastic posture to stretch the quadriceps and hip flexors.  All of these muscles in the thigh and frontal hip area get overused on a daily basis from  walking, standing for extended lengths of time, running and cycling to name a few.  When the thigh muscles get shortened from constant movement the […]

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Sore Lower Back?  Try This…

Sore Lower Back? Try This…

I am not sure the traditional name of this pose, but we call it spinal balance or opposite hand and leg.  This pose strengthens the back asymmetrically and uses the core (abdominals) for support.  Always build your poses by breathing deeply. Once you have established your breathing practice, follow the directions below.   Begin on […]

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Yoga on the Go

Yoga on the Go

Today’s post is a bit more interactive…  Recently, we have traveled to California, Rhode Island, and Vermont, alone and with family.  When we were in California, we were on retreat and practiced a lot of yoga each day.  The other trips were in the car with small children.  I had to find time to sneak […]

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Why Yoga?

Why Yoga?

What brings you to your mat? This may be too personal for some, but I thought it may show us how connected we truly are. I first tried yoga when I was younger and my mom had this 1970s record. It was hot pink with a woman in a black leotard named Claire Stern. On […]

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