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Off The Mat: Lynne Officer

How do yoga teachers feel about their practice? What inspires them to keep teaching and keep practicing yoga? Get to know your Yoga One teachers outside the studio and off the mat. This month’s interview is with Lynne Officer. 1. … Continue reading

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Meditation: A Yoga Teacher’s Poem

by Amy Caldwell Meditation What is the point of all this if not to be here now? How can I remember sooner when lost? Remember more often? Portals into knowing slip away separation, loneliness, depression, anxiety sometimes accompany the loss … Continue reading

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Chakra Meditation: Mooladhara, The Root

by Monique Minahan I sit on the Earth herself and hold a smooth rock in the palm of each hand. I dug them up when we moved into our house and I use them when I need extra grounding, like … Continue reading

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Mantra Monday: Here and Now

by Laura McCorry One of my teachers used to begin class with two simple questions: Where are you? At work, at home, at the grocery store. At yoga, waiting for class to begin. So many thoughts and plans running through … Continue reading

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Yogi Reads: Be Love Now

by Olivia Cecchettini “Be Love Now: The Path of the Heart” by Ram Dass Summary: Part memoir and part spiritual guide to simple living, Be Love Now offers a fascinating glimpse into Ram Dass’s path following his personal Guru, Marahaji-ji. Guru, in the West, … Continue reading

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Mantra Mag Asked Yoga One “What is Love?”

When Mantra Mag asked Yoga One studio owners Amy and Michael Caldwell to define love, they didn’t disappoint! “Love is cheering for and chaperoning a newly hatched sea turtle along its perilous journey to the sea, swatting away the horde … Continue reading

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Yes to You: A Yoga Teacher’s Poem

by Monique Minahan I don’t teach you yoga. You are yoga. You are that sweet exhale, that expansive inhale that pause in between. You are that unified breath, that connected mind and body, the observer and the observed. What I … 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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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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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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