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Practicing Presence

by Laura McCorry Lately I’ve found myself more drawn to silence, more drawn to sitting still and taking in the world as it presents itself. Life asking to be noticed in a small, quiet voice. It hasn’t paraded into my consciousness with … 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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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: 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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Slow Down to Be Present

“You’re missing out on LIFE!” the woman next to me sharply stated as I finished typing a text message into my phone. We were standing at La Jolla Cove where I went for my morning walk before class.  It was … Continue reading

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Robin Doten: My Yoga…

To me, the meaning of Yoga is the meaning of Love! It can take a lifetime of practice and I will still have so much to learn. I am continually drawn to Yoga and all the yogic principals, striving to … Continue reading

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The Power of Intention

guest post by Monique Minahan  In yoga we often hear teachers suggest we create an intention for our practice. As opposed to a goal, I like to think of making an intention as an alignment. Just like we align our … Continue reading

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