Monthly Archives: June 2011

Breath and Movement: A Powerful Union

People new to Viniyoga often tell me they are surprised at the effects of class.  Although class feels gentle while they practice, they often feel “good” muscle soreness the next day.   They are also surprised that although the first class or two may seem … Continue reading

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How Yoga Helped Me “Get” Mindfulness

This week’s blog entry is written by guest author Jayde Pryzgoda.  Jayde is a 200-hour graduate of Whole Life Yoga’s teacher training program.    She can be contacted at Yoga is mindfulness. Long before I encountered teachings on mindfulness meditation, I … Continue reading

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The Essence of Gratitude

I recently read an essay from one of my yoga teacher training students, in which she discussed how she continually practices being grateful, even when things don’t go her way.  It reminded me how easy it is to let the … Continue reading

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Safely Practicing Yoga when Injured–Response to a Student Question

I look forward to answering your questions in this blog.  Please feel free to leave a comment or e-mail your questions to Barbara asked:  “I have been experiencing a variety of aches and pains and am concerned yoga might make them … Continue reading

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