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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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OM For The Holidays, A Yogi Gift Guide

by Laura McCorry Everyone knows the holidays can be a stressful time of year. Combining multiple social engagements, the expectation of gift giving, and seeing your relatives is enough to set most people’s nerves on edge. But it doesn’t have to … Continue reading

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Yogi Reads: The Book of Awakening

by Olivia Cecchettini “The Book of Awakening:  Having the Life You Want by Being Present to the Life You Have” by Mark Nepo Summary: Mark Nepo is a writer, poet, and spiritual pioneer of our time. In The Book of Awakening, he … Continue reading

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Everyday Enlightenment

by Monique Minahan At yoga recently the teacher suggested this intention for our practice: I will not take things personally. This didn’t really resonate with me, so I chose an intention that rang more true to me: I will take … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Yoga Teacher-Military Spouse

guest post by Dina Weldin “Your husband is in the military?!” I hear this question all the time. I get it. You think, yoga teacher and military man, how does that work? The truth is that yoga and the military … Continue reading

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