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Technically Speaking!

Technically Speaking!

Technical Tuesday has a new twist this week..REVIEW! Please take a moment to review the T.T.'s  of the past. Then please let me know what technique you'd like to see highlighted in August by commenting in the comment area.  Next week you have Pull ups to look forward...

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I am, therefore, I AM!

I am, therefore, I AM!

We all get caught up in the past and tangle with thoughts of the future. When things are coming at you from every direction, remember all you have to be is who you are, right here, right now. You are, therefore you ARE. Breathe the fresh air. Taste the food. Smell the...

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Boat Pose

Boat Pose

Like so many other asanas (poses) in yoga, the benefits of Boat Pose transcend your body and permeate your mind and spirit.  Each time you practice Paripurna Navasana, you will feel gleeful delight, excitement and a deep sense of empowerment. Boat Pose or Paripurna...

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Eat the Rainbow

Eat the Rainbow

“Stop eating so many fruits and veggies!” said no one.  Ever. We all know how healthful fruits and veggies are.  That part is a given.  But, for some of us there may be a gap between knowing and acting.  It’s one thing to know we should eat more veggies and fruits. ...

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Are you flexible?

Are you flexible?

No, I'm not asking if you can touch your toes or wrap your leg around your head. I'm talking about your mind, your mentality. As we go through life we form patterns that become habits. Good or bad, these narrow our field of view, binding us to a certain path,...

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Dolphin Pose

Dolphin Pose

There are certain poses or movements that tend to bring out the worst or the best in us, depending on our headspace.  For me, that’s Dolphin Pose.  I have sort of a love, hate relationship with it and I find that it’s all in my mind.  If I go into Dolphin Pose, calm...

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Prayer Twist Pose

Prayer Twist Pose

Prayer Twist is a vigorous, dynamic pose.  It harnesses your inner strength and cultivates a deep sense of awareness.  Meet this pose with compassion and patience.  Dig deep and remember to breathe. Prayer Twist Pose or Parivrtta Utkatasana (par-ee-vrit-tah...

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Cold Brew Coffee

Cold Brew Coffee

You don’t have to hit up a coffee shop to get your iced coffee fix.  Cold brew coffee is smooth and less acidic than your typical iced coffee, which is usually brewed hot, then chilled.  Cold brew coffee is also simple to make, if you have a few gadgets on hand and...

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