Open Your Heart to August's Posture Challenge

Open Your Heart to August's Posture Challenge

Join August's Posture Challenge with simple & effective exercises and poses you can do from home or anywhere. The rough plan is listed here and will be updated with new info at least once a week for the month of August.

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Release Using Pranayama

Release Using Pranayama

  The Hindu god, Ganesha (depicted with the head of an elephant)  hangs above my doorway.  Lord Ganesha is often shown with one of his tusks broken or completely missing.  The tradition of this was that Lord Ganesha gave up a piece of himself to acquire spiritual knowledge.  He is often called the “remover of obstacles” and because of his wisdom and spiritual understanding, many people pray to him when they are need of wisdom and a release from something in their lives.  Every time I pass through my doorway, I am reminded that to obtain wisdom I must let something go first;...

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Falling Back in Love with Yoga

It’s back to school. You’ve been hearing about it for the last 2 weeks and whether you have school aged children or not, there’s definitely a shift happening. It’s end of summer and the beginning of fall. As the days shorten, the nights lengthen. As the air cools, the leaves change. As the care-free summer days end, we return to a routine. If you’ve been missing your regular yoga practice during the summer – now is the perfect time to re-commit. Reconnect with your mat. Reconnect with your body. Reconnect with your mind. As you begin a regular yoga practice, you’ll be...

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Summertime and the Yoga is Easy!

Summer has finally arrived in Southern Ontario and oh how lovely it is! Whether your summer months have just arrived or you've been enjoying them for a while, the summer weather can enhance your Yoga Practice. How you ask? Well, let me share some ideas with you. Create a Backyard Oasis in One Simple StepTake your yoga mat or a blanket out into your backyard, lay it out and lay down. That's it! You're already doing yoga. You can do a spontaneous flow practice or simply explore some Cat / Cow movements, followed by Upward Dog to Downward Dog. Play...

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