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Using Essential Oils to Elevate Your Practice

Using Essential Oils to Elevate Your Practice

 During your yoga practice you experience ups and downs, challenges and triumphs from day to day, week to week and month to month. The moon cycle can affect what happens on your yoga mat. Your mood affects the experience you have. The energy of a studio space or home and the people within it affect your practice, too. So what can you do to navigate and balance your flow.  A simple solution is essential oils. The right oils and blends can have a profound impact on you physically and mentally. They have the power to transform your body and mind....

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Shelley Gordon

Back to School Means Back to You!

Back to School Means Back to You!

It’s the beginning of September and though all the advertising focuses on children going back to school, for me it’s like the beginning of a new year. When I turn the calendar page from August to September, there is a definitive switch in air. The temperature is cooler, the days are becoming shorter and the energy is shifting. The fun, lazy days of summer have come to an end. It’s time to get back to a regular schedule of sleeping, eating & healthy extra curricular activities. My September intention is to get back to a regular yoga practice. For me that...

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A Guide to Using Hand Weights & Sandbags

A Guide to Using Hand Weights & Sandbags

We love using weights to elevate our yoga practice but we understand that not everyone has had the opportunity to try them out or you may find them a little intimidating if you haven’t used them before. Don’t be afraid! In this post we will shed some light on how to integrate weights into your yoga practice. We think weights are great and we hope you will too! How to use Love My Mat 10lb Sandbags Sandbags are a great tool to integrate into your yoga practice. They are often used in Yin or Restorative Yoga practice. They enable your...

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Planting Seeds in Spring

Planting Seeds in Spring

With spring in the air, it’s time to turn thoughts and actions towards planting seeds of change and looking at ways we can declutter the mind and the body to make room for growth.  If you are an avid gardener, you understand the importance of pulling weeds; their growth can become rapid, overtaking small spaces with such ferocity that it can create imbalance.  Weeds can be suffocating, toxic and stifle the seedlings from reaching light.  Weeds do not intend to do this, they just grow with such desire and intensity that before long, other plants have no space to shine...

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