Mindfulness on Monday

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Gratitude

Gratitude

Max, our teacher, speaks often of gratitude saying it is the most easily accessible at any given time.  He teaches us that you can always find something to be grateful for, even on your darkest day.  This is often a tool we use for meditations in our yoga classes.  Adopting the mindset of gratitude can […]

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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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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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