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Yogi Reads: Courage: The Joy of Living Dangerously

by Olivia Cecchettini “Courage: The Joy of Living Dangerously” by Osho Summary: Courage: The Joy of Living Dangerously examines the very human experience of fear and challenges the ways in which we would typically respond. A provocative spiritual teacher, Osho believes … Continue reading

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Calling Savasana By Its Name

by Laura McCorry As a new yoga teacher, I was in love with everything yoga. I wanted to soak it all in and learn as much as I possibly could so that when my training was over, I could go … Continue reading

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Yogi Reads: Yoga for Life

by Olivia Cecchettini “Yoga for Life: A Journey to Inner Peace and Freedom”  by Colleen Saidman Yee Summary: Yoga for Life is an amazing memoir written with such searing honesty, it touched me deep within my soul. Colleen Saidman Yee shares … Continue reading

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Yoga and Body Positivity

by Laura McCorry The body positive movement means finding ways to respect, honor and love your own body as a daily practice. Feeling positively about your body has nothing to do with your health, fitness or size. (Can we repeat … Continue reading

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Instructor Spotlight: Shadow Van Houten

This month we’re featuring Shadow Van Houten who leads a Level 1 and 2 Yoga Flow class on Friday mornings at 9am. Shadow is large of heart, strong of spirit and looms like a super nova of positive vibrations – … Continue reading

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If Walking Down the Street Was A Yoga Pose

by Monique Minahan If walking down the street was a yoga pose, how would we do it? Would we walk more mindfully, consciously, and with attention to how our breath informs our every step? If sitting in a chair was … Continue reading

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The Power of Intention

guest post by Monique Minahan  In yoga we often hear teachers suggest we create an intention for our practice. As opposed to a goal, I like to think of making an intention as an alignment. Just like we align our … Continue reading

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Reflections on Yoga Teacher Training from the Class of 2013

It’s the end of our 2013 Yoga One Teacher Training course and we’re so proud of our new graduates! They not only have the technical knowledge to begin their next journey teaching but also the mental and emotional strength and awareness … Continue reading

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Redefining Attitude & Attention: Week 6 of Yoga Teacher Training

Since I’m working through the same postures multiple times a day, I get to observe my attitude and attention (or lack thereof) each time. I am seeing my limits reached and then asking myself what I need to do to last a … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions for 2013

As we count down the final hours of 2012, we wanted to share with you our teachers’ beautiful resolutions and intentions for the new year! May our words inspire you to write down a resolution of your own and if … Continue reading

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