Self Healing Through the Care of Others

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You ever have one of those days? You know the ones. One of those infamous days where everything seems to be going wrong. You’re late to all of your appointments, there are big rifts in your communications with others, and no matter what you try to accomplish there seems to be something blocking you. By […]

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What The Heck Is Gyrotonic®? And How Can It Help Your Yoga Practice?

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If you’ve ever taken class with Gina, you know that her transitions and energetic cues are as artful as they are sensible. Below is a piece she wrote on the influence Gyrotonic has had on her yoga practice and teaching. Circles. Spirals. Undulations. Wow! The first time I was introduced to Gyrotonic was back in […]

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Yoga Psychology: A System of Self-Discovery

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We expect that our mind should conjure up new ideas, solve problems, and provide deep insights. Unfortunately, our minds and our senses are often misused, overworked, and overstimulated. Our mind can only function to the degree in which we understand its internal workings and our lives are a reflection of our awareness. All day long, […]

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Engaging Uncertainty

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“The quest for certainty blocks the search for meaning. Uncertainty is the very condition to impel man to unfold his powers.” – Erich Fromm As uncomfortable as it may feel, uncertainty is at the foundation of our lives. We want to know, always, especially when it comes to our loved ones and our future. These […]

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Wake Up and Flow

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Start your summer off on the right track with Morning Flow, an early morning yoga practice that invigorates the body and calms the mind. It’s true! Waking up is hard to do! But so worth it when you start your day in a way that honors your life, your body, your mind, your spirit and […]

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Yoga and Scoliosis: Finding Balance in Asymmetry

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My journey with yoga and scoliosis began when I was a teenager living in a small town in Wisconsin.  I starting having some discomfort and pain in my back and was soon diagnosed with a significant curvature in my spine.  The options for treatment sounded bleak – bracing and the possibility of having surgery for a […]

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Pathways and Currents – Yoga Philosophy for Everyone

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My first dip in Yoga philosophy as an adult was inadvertent – I went to Yoga class expecting it to be something like jazzercise and instead was introduced to a holistic form of moving meditation that integrated aspects of philosophy I had first become acquainted with as a college freshman. In addition to moving in […]

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Interdependence for Independence Day

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Interdependence. Three summers ago, I got these tattoos. These arrows came to me after a horrible break up and the subsequent months of agonizing heart break and pain that followed. The invisible threads that connect us all with lovers, with friends, with family, and yes, even strangers, felt as if they were winding themselves around […]

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