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Is hot yoga safe?

One of the most common questions people ask me about hot yoga is, “is it safe?” Definitely a valid question if you don’t know the reasons why we heat the room. 578 palabras más

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How's your life so far? The Wheel of Life will tell you

The Wheel of Life, coming from the Buddhist tradition, is a really interesting tool to help visualize the different aspects of your life. It is said that we are born into one of six realms, based on karma from our past life: the realm of gods, titans, hungry ghosts, hell, animals and humans. 1.406 palabras más

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What are Ayurvedic doshas and why do we care?

I’m the first to admit that, fascinating as it is, I have an extremely limited knowledge of astrology, holistic healing and naturotherapy. During the Modo Yoga teacher training, my friend Erin did her presentation on the Ayurvedic doshas, or energetic forces of nature. 807 palabras más

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Savasana? Karma? And other words you'll hear at a yoga studio, explained

(Featured image by the amazing Erika Pontes.)

“We always say ‘namaste’ to our sangha at the end of savasana, duh.”

There are a lot of Sanskrit words still floating about in today’s yoga communities. 948 palabras más

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‘Broken, but in a wonderful way,’ reflecting on 30 days of intense yoga teacher training

(Featured image by the amazing Erika Pontes.)

It started with excitement, then quickly turned to nerves, and suddenly it was my turn to introduce myself to this group of over 70 people in the opening circle of our intensive 30-day… 833 palabras más

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About me

A lot of people start doing yoga for one of two main reasons: they are looking for a good workout or they are searching for a way to heal from emotional or mental pain. 303 palabras más

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