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Beyond the Mat: Zoe Freedman

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 Zoe Freedman. 1. … Continue reading

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Beyond the Mat: Lauren Christie

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 Lauren Christie. 1. … Continue reading

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Moving into Kairos Time

by Laura McCorry Time has started to unravel a bit for me. As I move further into this pregnancy, I’m falling out of routine, becoming less attached to the segmented hours of the day. This is probably a good thing. … Continue reading

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Beyond 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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Chakra Meditation: Sahasara, the Crown

by Monique Minahan I settle into my seat under a moon that’s full and bright, mentally laying out all the chakras I’ve worked with up to now.  In the center, I leave a space for my practice tonight, sahasara.Sahasara is … Continue reading

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Chakra Meditation: Vishuddi, The Throat

by Monique Minahan The birds are chirping even though it’s still dark. This kind of silence – the kind that isn’t devoid of noise but rather full of presence – is the backdrop for my practice today. Physically located at … Continue reading

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Chakra Meditation: Anahata, The Heart

by Monique Minahan I place my left hand on my heart and on top of that layer my right. I don’t move until I feel that familiar thump-thump beating under my hands, as subtle or as strong as it may … Continue reading

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Chakra Meditation: Swadhisthana, The Sacrum

by Monique Minahan The womb. Love is made here. Life is made here. Swadhisthana is the seat of our right to feel and represents the duality (and sometimes dueling nature) of separation versus attachment, two concepts I became intimately familiar … 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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Om, A Yoga Teacher’s Poem

guest post by Arati Lane Om Yoga was back then, in my youth, the stuff you did with the body Bending, stretching and breathing And I knew how to do that and shine and be happy So easy, like playing … Continue reading

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