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YOGA OFF THE MAT AND INTO THE WORLD

LEXI PAYUMO
Life Off the Mat
November 19, 2017

Hi there! Sat nam. Namaste. My name is Lexi, or Nav Taran Kaur. Thank you for reading this. I greeted you with some yogi ways of saying hello, but it doesn’t really matter what kind of yoga you practice, or if you even practice yoga at all. What matters is you’re a decent human being (or working on…


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MEDITATION: EXPLORING NEW DEFINITIONS OF STRENGTH

CLARITY WEST
Yoga Philosophy
November 23, 2016

When I think about strength, I don’t immediately think of a yogi sitting still for hours on end engrossed in peaceful serenity. But what is strength? Is it strength of mind, perseverance, will-power and determination? Do all these strengths of character even surpass even the brawn of a bulging bicep. Let us explore. Perseverance as defined is doing…


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SELF CARE THAT GOES BEYOND MASSAGES AND BUBBLE BATHS

AURORA M. SUAREZ, Life Coach
Women's Health
October 17, 2016

  It’s been a buzzword for years, a cure-all for stress:  self-care. It’s advice usually given to women who are more used to taking care of others rather than themselves.  From bringing food to the weekly team meeting to making sure that the kitchen is well-stocked and the meals are planned to reading bedtime stories, they are used…


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GETTING SOME HEAD SPACE: IT JUST TAKES 10 MINUTES

URBAN YOGI
Yoga Therapy
July 18, 2016

The mind moves in different directions and because of the roles we assume as mothers, fathers, managers, students, teachers, etc,  it becomes a demand to think fast, think 10 steps ahead and think of everything all at the same time. The mind moves, so how can we find that head space? City life can be overwhelming and you’re lucky…


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Mindfulness In and Out of the Mat

MICHELE S. ALGNAY, MA, RP, RGC
Women's Health
June 4, 2016

To say that being a mother is a life of multi-tasking and a balancing act, is an understatement. There is just too much going on. When I became a mom of two, I gave up my full-time work as a school counselor in order to focus on raising my toddler son and infant daughter. I would take in…