Yoga for your knees

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The knee is one of the largest and most complex joints in the body. The knee joins the thigh bone (femur) to the shin bone (tibia). The smaller bone that runs alongside the tibia (fibula) and the kneecap (patella) are the other bones that make the knee joint. When we are younger, we barely even notice our knees. They just work regardless of how badly we treat them....

Herbalism: Clary Sage

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Clary Sage is one of my favorite essential oils. I grew up in a place where common sage get wildly, and we used it for so many different reasons. It wasn’t until recently that I decided to actually read up a little more on this plant. This also led to me reading up more on the uses of its essential oils. As a result of the research that I have found, I have decided...

Candlelight Yoga

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Candlelight yoga works great at transitioning from a stressful week into a peaceful weekend. This series of yoga sessions are designed specifically for anyone wanting to relax, restore, and rejuvenate. Everyday we are always on the go, as a result we find it difficult to slow down. This practice is great for at the end of a stressful week,. It is also great for...

Kids/Youth Yoga: Winter Series

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I am excited to announce that starting January 12, 2019, I will be starting my Winter Yoga Series for Kids/Youth!! This series is introduces Yoga to kids and their families. There are many challenges that children face today. These take on various forms such as distractions, temptations, over stimulation, bullying, etc. Families are challenged with how to...

Did you know: Malasana

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Malasana (Garland Pose) is a little known but very beneficial pose in Yoga. I get into this pose several times daily.  As a result I have noticed positive changes in my body. Watch young toddlers, this is a pose that they easily get into when playing with toys on the floor. Malasana (Garland Pose) can actually improve your posture, stretch your back, elasticize...

What is my dressed down comfort level?

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I discuss how I would like for the client to get prepared for our session during my intake process. This is usually the very last thing I say to the client . I then leave the session space to allow them privacy. The conversation goes something like the following: Me: In todays session we will focus on <insert specific complaint area>, and I will be doing a <insert...

Did You Know: Adho Mukha Svanasana

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Adho Much Svanasana (Downward Facing Dog) is a very popular pose among yogis, and is one of the poses many think about when Yoga is mentioned.  It offer the ultimate all-over, rejuvenating stretch. This pose when done regularly helps to: Calms the brain and helps relieve stress and mild depression and energizes the body Stretched the shoulder, hamstrings,...

Yoga is for everyone

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Some of the most common comments I hear from people who haven’t tried Yoga before include: I am not flexible enough I can’t get into those positions It  doesn’t make me feel good I am not sure where these misconceptions come from, but this post is to help clarify some of these misconceptions. As someone who once tried Yoga using a DVD, and declaring...

What is Yoga?

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Yoga is a physical, mental, and spiritual practice or discipline which originated in India. There is a broad variety of schools, practices, and goals in Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism. Among the most well-known types of yoga are Hatha yoga and Raja yoga. The origins of yoga have been speculated to date back to pre-Vedic Indian traditions, is mentioned in the...