Showing Up For Yourself Through Ritual

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Yoga, contrary to popular belief, is not a religion. Yet when I was trained on ritual, an aspect of the integrated practices of Yoga, images of religious ceremonies came to mind. Ritual is a universal feature of human social existence that has been practiced by our ancestors for millennia; as such it resonates deep in our bones says Francis Weller, …

Alchemy of Grief

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“As we heal, it offers each of us an opportunity to consider what is most precious in our lives, release attachment and identification to what is not, re-examine our choices, and set a direction for our future that truly reflects our heart’s deepest wish.” ~ Gary Kraftsow, Founder, American Viniyoga Institute After the death of my mom in 2007 I …

Cancer Diagnosis, Treatment and Recovery Support with Yoga Therapy and The Colorado Cancer Coalition

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In the midst of a cancer diagnosis, treatment or recovery? Learn more about how Yoga Therapy can help by watching my video below. You might also consider attending the Colorado Cancer Coalition’s annual symposium where you’ll learn about cancer trends, screening guidelines, treatment updates, symptom management, and much more. https://www.coloradocancercoalition.org/symposium/ Please follow and like us:

Becoming Your Own Teacher Part II

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The number of Yoga practitioners in America continues to grow. Now over 36 million, in just four years the number of those practicing increased by over 80%. Another 80 million were said to be likely to try Yoga in 2016 according to the study. It’s not surprising then, that the use of Yoga as a complimentary and alternative medicine (CAM) is …

Becoming Your Own Teacher Part I

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“Listening is the practice of Yoga; it’s so important to go into your own body and ask it to be your teacher” ~ Rodney Yee Yoga classes have many benefits ~ the energy of the group and that brought by the teacher, the community, theme and music ~ but it wasn’t until I started practicing at home that I began …

How Your Nose Can Help with Stress Relief

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It’s not uncommon for me to observe my clients breathing through their mouths. I believe the habit comes from the fitness industry. If you see someone mouth breathing while heavily exercising they are trying to expel carbon dioxide. When not eliminated through the breathing process the CO2 (and other waste products) end up being pushed into the muscles where they …