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Yogi Reads: Women Who Run With the Wolves

by Olivia Cecchettini Women Who Run With the Wolves: Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype by Clarissa Pinkola Estes “Within every woman is a wild and natural creature, a powerful force, filled with good instincts, passionate creativity, and ageless … Continue reading

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Yogi Holiday Gift Guide

Something for that special yogi in your life, who is perhaps yourself! by Olivia Cecchettini 1. Favorite Yoga Pants: Right now, I love Amari Active. I was looking for great quality that was also local to southern California and I … Continue reading

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The Art of Standing Still

guest poem by Tiffany Brown I realized sometime recently that I had lost this. This ability to sit. Stand. Be. Still. I am moving, texting, calling, playing. Always. I often put down the tech for the joy of real life … Continue reading

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Yogi Reads: The Awakened Family

by Olivia Cecchettini The Awakened Family  by: Shefali Tsabary, Ph.D Summary: I’ve seen yoga used as a tool for radical self-acceptance, helping people become more aware, present and in tune with their lives. Using many techniques familiar to yoga and meditation practitioners, The … Continue reading

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Mantra Monday: Spiritual Survival

by Olivia Cecchettini I turn on the news and all I hear is violence and it stuns my heart because I have cultivated a life of peace. It’s astounding to me that we are still killing each other over race, … Continue reading

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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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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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Instructor Spotlight: Dina Weldin

MC Hammer may have said it best, and perhaps could have been referring to Dina Weldin when he rapped, “too legit to quit.” Dina is legit. She is a warm, caring, positive and authentic individual. She is beautiful inside and … 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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Mantra Monday: We Are the Space

by Monique Minahan We are the space that holds the light    however bright it may be. We are the space that holds the darkness    however dark it may get. We are the space that holds the energy   … Continue reading

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