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When Yoga Makes You Angry

Practice, practice, all is coming.  Have you ever heard this quote?  It’s a popular mantra amongst yoga teachers and practitioners to help inspire us, and our students, to keep coming to our mats.   It seems to promise that through diligent practice the beauty of our lives will unfold and blossom open.  Indeed, the tradition of […]

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How The Beetle Saved the Minister, The Gift of Yoga

There is a common misconception in the West that advanced yoga consists of twisting oneself into contortionist style poses that can impress even the most seasoned yogi and cause envy and awe on Instagram.  However, to be clear, this is not advanced yoga.  This is advanced asana.  There is a difference.  Asana is only the […]

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Gold Fish

Better Than A Goldfish — Creating A Greater Attention Span

Think you can win a staring contest with a goldfish? Think again. According to a study done by the National Center for Biotechnology Information, US National Library of Medicine, the average attention span of a human being has dropped from 12 seconds in the year 2000 to a mere 8 seconds in 2013. Anyone want […]

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Spider Web

The Connection: Fascia, Yoga, and Breath

Once consider inconsequential, fascia is gaining new interest from traditional medical and holistic sciences. So what the heck is it and why is it so important? Fascia is a very densely woven, specialized system of fibrous connective tissue that forms a 3-dimensional extracellular web throughout our bodies. It covers and infuses every muscle fiber, bone, […]

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