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Yogi Reads: Healing 

by Olivia Cecchettini Healing  by David Elliott “My primary work as a healer is to remind and reconnect people to the power of love.  Self-love is the starting point for anyone seeking healing in their life.” – David Elliott Summary: Healing … Continue reading

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Approaching Grief Through Trauma-Sensitive Yoga

an interview with Monique Minahan Monique is a yoga teacher whose niche is teaching yoga tailored for grief. She’s the mama of a sweet and energetic toddler and last year compiled her many writings on grief and loss into a short book titled … Continue reading

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The Yoga of Parenthood

by Laura McCorry The Yoga of Parenthood I’m a yoga teacher who doesn’t do yoga at home. At least, not in the way many people understand yoga – I don’t unroll my mat in the living room while the toddler … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Partner Yoga

Imagine the perfect Valentine’s evening: Candlelight. Chocolate. Live music. Yoga. Wait, yoga? Yes, yoga! Yoga not only strengthens your connection to your self, it can bring you closer together with someone you love. After all, yoga is known for its … 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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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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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: 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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Yoga Philosophy for Everyday Life: Saucha

Celebrate Earth Day by embracing Saucha (cleanliness and purity) in your thoughts, your home and the whole world. by Laura McCorry Spring is a time fo new beginnings and for cleaning out the old cobwebbed spaces to bring in fresh … 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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