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Half Tortoise Pose: Namaste Thursday [YOGA]

Half Tortoise Pose: Namaste Thursday [YOGA]

“Exercises are like prose, whereas yoga is the poetry of movements.”  – Amit Ray, Yoga and Vipassana: An Integrated Life Style
As with any type of exercise, it’s important to hydrate prior to starting a yoga session, and it’s vital to work within our own range of limits and abilities. …

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Restorative Yoga: Staff Pose

Restorative Yoga: Staff Pose

“A mind free from all disturbances is Yoga “ Patanjali
Restorative yoga is a passive style of yoga where each pose  (asana) is supported by props—bolsters, straps, blankets, blocks, chair, or wall. The support enables the practitioner to comfortably sink into a pose and hold it for  5 to 10 minutes, allowing them to let …

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Restorative Yoga — Legs Up the Wall

Restorative Yoga — Legs Up the Wall

“Yoga carves you into a different person – and that is satisfying physically.”
Adam Levine
Restorative yoga is a passive style of yoga where each pose (asana) is supported by props—bolsters, straps, blankets, or blocks. The support enables the practitioner to comfortably sink into a pose and hold it for between 5 and …

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Restorative Yoga – Supported Child’s Pose

Restorative Yoga – Supported Child’s Pose

“The most important purpose of Yoga is to bring about a deep transformation of the individual–an awakening of intelligence that is free of dependencies and romantic beliefs and ready to meet the accelerating challanges of the 21st century.” ~ Ganga White
It’s Namaste Thursday! Dr. Laurie Buchanan was happy to stop by and share one of …

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Restorative Yoga: Supported Seated Forward Bend

Restorative Yoga: Supported Seated Forward Bend

Restorative yoga is a beautiful style of yoga that’s both powerful and gentle. As mentioned in previous articles, restorative yoga is a term for poses done with the full support of bolsters, straps, blankets, or blocks—allowing the practitioner to comfortably sink into a pose that’s held for between 5 and 10 …

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The Rhythms of Life

The Rhythms of Life

“Everything has rhythm. Everything dances.” ~ Maya Angelou
 
The world is vibration—nothing in nature is at absolute rest. Everything is in a state of movement and in all movement a rhythm is found. As rhythm pervades the universe, so it does the human body. The grace of universal rhythms is expressed in the phases of …

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