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Yogi Reads: Yoga & Ayurveda

by Olivia Cecchettini “Yoga & Ayurveda: Self-Healing and Self-Realization”  by David Frawley Summary: Yoga & Ayurveda is an excellent primer for those new to either topic. Known as the “sister sciences,” Yoga and Ayurveda have been practiced together for centuries to … Continue reading

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Postpartum Yoga Practice: A New Mom’s Journey

There are so many messages that our society sends women about their bodies and how they should look and perhaps one of the most vulnerable times to hear these messages is when you’ve just had a baby. Case in point, … Continue reading

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Yogi Reads: Light On Life

by Olivia Cecchettini “Light on Life: The Yoga Journey to Wellness, Inner Peace, and Ultimate Freedom”  by B. K. S. Iyengar Summary: Known throughout the world as one of the great yoga teachers, B. K. S. Iyengar touched many lives through … Continue reading

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Amy Caldwell featured on Yoga Digest

8 Yoga Poses to Enliven Your Hands and Your Practice by Amy Caldwell Thanks for the feature, Yoga Digest! Go here to read the full article which includes a guided yoga practice focused on enlivening the fingers and hands. Knowing Your Body Like the Back … Continue reading

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Instructor Spotlight: Sherri Montgomery Jones

Sherri is one of the first teachers Yoga One owners Amy & Michael Caldwell practiced with when they arrived in San Diego back in 2001. She is also one of the best teachers they have had the fortune of knowing. What … 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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2015 Yoga One Teacher Training Perspectives

Twice a year, Yoga One is proud to host our interdisciplinary Yoga One Teacher Training to educate, empower and transform a diverse group of individuals into more dedicated yogis and new yoga teachers. Here are some reflections from our recent … Continue reading

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Eight Limbs of Yoga for a Whole Being

by Sarah Clark I’ve come to think of my eight-limbed yoga practice a lot like the image of the bodhisattva Avalokiteśvara from the Buddhist tradition. This figure, said to embody compassion, is often depicted with many, sometimes innumerable arms. Each … Continue reading

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Yoga Without Asana

by Laura McCorry What does it mean to practice yoga when your physical practice is greatly diminished or taken away entirely from illness or injury?  Yoga grew out of a tradition that includes eight limbs (or tenets) for a complete … Continue reading

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Bending over Backwards – Stay Safe in Your Yoga Practice

by Rachel Krentzman, PT, E-RYT Backbends are an integral part of any Yoga practice. The intention for backbends is to open the chest and rib cage in preparation for pranayama (breathwork). For some, backbends are exhilarating and freeing while for … Continue reading

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