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Meet Denelle Numis!

Posted on 5/30/2017 by Yoga Download in Denelle Numis

Denelle Numis composes an authentic experience on the mat where each student can immediately connect with the rhythm of their body and their breath. With a background in modern dance, Denelle builds her Vinyasa classes through a progression of dynamic sequences to stimulate energy and vitality throughout the body. She infuses her classes with eclectic music and inspiring peak postures. Even though her classes may be challenging, Denelle’s vibrant and gregarious personality motivates her students to stay playful in their practice.

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A Simple Formula to Practice Forgiveness With Yourself

Posted on 5/30/2017 by Melissa Renzi in Self-Love Forgiveness Compassion Kindness Overcoming Self-Sabotage Practice of Yoga Off the Mat

As humans, we blame ourselves for various perceived shortcomings in life. But some of us really get stuck there. We blame ourselves for not being more disciplined or not being able to do it all. We blame ourselves for not being there for a loved one. There’s an easy tool I use to practice forgiveness, but I’d like to first speak about what happens when we blame ourselves.

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5 Yogi-Approved Ways to Upgrade Your Summer Vacation

Posted on 5/27/2017 by Yoga Download

If you’ve been chained to a desk since New Year’s Day, your body’s in need of a liberating vacation, and your mind is ready for a cozy staycation. How do you escape, but stay still at the same time? Well, you could binge watch Netflix or you could try these 5 tips to kick off summer with a sense of adventure and peace.

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10 Yogic Sayings Explained for Ways to Help (Re)create Balance

Posted on 5/24/2017 by Sunny Koh in Life Balance Yoga Practice Sunny Koh Yogic Path Off the Mat

It is common for people to go through dry spells or feel burnt out. We all have, at one point of another, felt uninspired, overworked, wanted to check out and just plain exhausted from the humdrum of life and the prevailing idea of not ‘being enough’. We don’t always have time to go to cook healthy meals, go to yoga classes, stick to our budget or just do things ‘right’. One might wonder what it would be like to have more hours in a given day to do the things we want to do to live a more fulfilling and happy life. Yet if your evenings and weekends are spent in the same couch potato or indulgent fashion, it may be time for you to check in and recognise this as a sign that you’ve been making excuses for yourself.

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Crispy Buffalo Cauliflower Salad

Posted on 5/24/2017 by Jentry Lee in Salad Dressing Vegan Clean Eating Healthy and Happy Vegan Lifestyle Vegan Foods Cashew Ranch Dressing

Salads don’t have to be boring. In fact, they should blow your socks off and keep you coming back for more. With all the textures, flavors and hardiness of a full meal, this salad puts all other salads to shame. It’s packed with protein from the hemp hearts, chickpeas and quinoa; loaded with phytonutrients and crunch from the leafy greens and veggies; and just the right amount of flavor from the crispy, spicy, tangy Buffalo cauliflower. Cheers!

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Gemini New Moon (05/25/2017): Transforming Your Love Language

Posted on 5/21/2017 by Alanna Kaivalya in Alanna Kaivalya Vedic Astrology Alchemical Ritual Astrological Reading Gemini New Moon Speak Truth Language of Love

The Gemini new moon this month is a fantastic time to plant seeds in terms of some new, fun travel plans, taking a new course and up-leveling your learning, and making sure your speech and communication is clearly directed and coming from your most authentic place. Gemini always encourages us to speak up, and this New Moon is no exception. It is a good time to focus on speaking the truth about what is important to you, especially when it comes to your intimate relationships. 

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Yoga for Healthy Joints

Posted on 5/19/2017 by Yoga Download

What’s your favorite benefit from your yoga practice? Flexible hamstrings? Strong shoulders? Steady balance? Peace of mind? How about healthy, supple joints?

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8 Lifestyle Changes that Will Boost your Mental Health

Posted on 5/18/2017 by Sophie Addison in self-care Healthy Habits Well-being Mental Health Conscious Living

Mental health is a serious subject to take into consideration, particularly as there are so many conditions associated with changes in this area. When speaking about this subject, no one takes into consideration potential lifestyle changes, which could greatly improve one’s mental health. To come to your rescue, we have gathered no less than seven lifestyle changes, destined to boost your mental health and improve your overall quality of life. Keep in mind that these changes can help you deal with conditions such as depression, anxiety or even bipolar disorders. Take action today and be healthy not only tomorrow but for the rest of your life.

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Saturday Morning Breakfast Bites

Posted on 5/11/2017 by Corinne Marabel in Gluten Free healthy breakfast ideas Pre Yoga Snack Treat Yourself AVeganKitchen Easy Recipes

I Love Saturdays. Part of the reason is because it marks the start of my weekend. However, there’s something particularly relaxing about waking up on a Saturday morning and knowing that you have absolutely nothing to do! This morning I jumped out of bed at 7:30 (I’m in the process of ‘reseting’ my internal clock because I’m really not a fan of sleeping in) and thankfully the sun was well and truly shining!

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Deepen Your Yoga Practice

Posted on 5/9/2017 by Yoga Download in Deepen Your Yoga Practice Japa Meditation Yoga Inversions

When is the last time you experienced a breakthrough on your yoga mat or meditation cushion? Yesterday? Last month? Never? If you feel stagnant with your regular yoga practice, we’re here to offer you options to break through and deepen your physical asana practice or the quality of your meditation time. Consider different ways you can amplify your practice.

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Essential Sequence: Immune Booster

Posted on 5/8/2017 by Jason Crandell in Jason Crandell Healthy Lifestyle Essential Sequence Practice of Yoga Immune Booster

Whether you’re in hyper-drive, ticking your way through the holiday to-do list or you’re feeling too depleted to get off the couch and do yoga, the sequence here is invaluable to have in your back pocket during the winter months. It’s not a high-intensity practice – it’s a healing, nurturing, immune boosting yoga practice. The poses encourage relaxation, reduce stress, and facilitate circulation throughout your whole body. These are the three most effective things that yoga asana can do to help support your immune system.

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Full Moon in Scorpio (05/10/2017): Embodying Sacred Sexuality

Posted on 5/4/2017 by Alanna Kaivalya in Alanna Kaivalya Alchemical Ritual Spirituality Positive Transformations Full Moon in Scorpio Astrological Reading

The full moon on May 10, 2017 lights up the sky…and our embodiment of sacred sexuality. While Scorpio is known for those two unavoidable principles in life: death & taxes, it is also known for the depth of connection we feel through spiritually-driven intimacy. On a soul level, Scorpio demands that we use our intimate relationships as more than just a way to satisfy lustful energy, or as an ego-boosting activity. Scorpio wants us to use our sexuality as a way to deeply connect on a physical, emotional, and spiritual level in order to transcend consciousness. 

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Breaking down Transformation

Posted on 5/4/2017 by Ashley Josephine in transformation Surrender self-study Ashley Josephine Kriya

Transformation is often touted in the yoga world as an aim for which we practice. In fact, the phrase “transformation starts here” is written on the door of one of the yoga studios where I teach. But what does that word really mean? What does the process of transformation look like? How do you teach it or guide that experience for someone else?

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Teaching Yoga: Sanskrit Terms Explained

Posted on 5/3/2017 by Elaine Clara Mah in Beginner Yoga Tips Teaching Sanskrit Terms Explained Pranayama Chakras Namaste Drishti

As a yoga teacher, there may come times where you would use Sanskrit terms during class, whether you like it or not. This is because it is often the case where most Sanskrit words don’t have an English equivalent that fully explains the meaning of the terms.

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Nadi by Nature: Get To Know Your Energy Pathways

Posted on 5/2/2017 by Yoga Download in Raise Your Vibration Nadis Energy Pathways

From your fingers to your toes, the Nadis are making connections in your body. In the yoga tradition, Nadis are the energy superhighways running through the body – and depending on the lineage you have anywhere between 72,000 to 350,000 of them.

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Shrimp “Pad Thai”

Posted on 5/2/2017 by Conscious Cleanse in The Conscious Cleanse 80:20 recipe Clean Eating Whole Food Diet Vegan Foods

By this point in late January, most people have long forgotten about their New Year’s resolutions. In fact, last Tuesday was declared Ditch Your New Year’s Resolution Day by one source. No big surprise there! Real change doesn’t miraculously happen just because you declare it so! It doesn’t happen overnight, or even in a 14-day cleanse. Long-term sustainable change happens slowly, over time, as a result of practicing new healthy habits. The key is to take action! To DO something everyday that moves you closer to your goal.

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Choose a Higher Vibration

Posted on 5/1/2017 by April Laliberte in Raise Your Vibration Healthy Choices

Have you ever signed up for something with 100% knowing that it was the best choice you ever made? Don’t you wish you could have that kind of clarity all the time? This is one example of how raising your vibration will serve you. Your choices and the energy behind them creates our energy structure and our vibration-and when all is aligned you have the clarity that makes your choices feel divinely inspired.

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