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Aparna

Pulling yourself out of a yoga rut

Picture this: you have finally found a yoga studio or teacher or style that you REALLY enjoy. You have even invested in an expensive yoga mat that will support you in all the downward dogs to come. You are attending yoga classes multiple times during the week. Each time you pull...
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What is your “Mindful Reminder”?

Happy Monday all! I am thrilled to have a guest post written by the quickly-becoming dear friend/mentor of mine, Art Waber! Art is a certified Integrative Health Coach and has graciously offered us tips on ways to pause, and reflect on our task list instead of simply barreling through it all....
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DIY Aromatherapy Recipes

I thought I would shake things up a bit and post on one of my favorite past times: playing with essential oils! I went to an aromatherapy workshop on a whim in 2014 and since then, I have been hooked! I blend, research, smell and make messes in my home....
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Evolution of my teaching

TIME FLIES – I wish I was witty enough to start off this blog post in a less cliched manner. But, seriously, WOW! It has been about two and a half years since I started teaching yoga! In this short amount of time, I have quickly found myself growing and discovering what...
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When life gets in the way…

Of blogging! Dear readers, I have been absent for a bit – but too many things have been going on. Luckily, things have calmed down! I had a dance show for which I was preparing for and rehearsing non-stop. The show went off really well. And now, I can get...
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Learning from yoga teachers part 2

Armed with a 200 hour yoga teacher training, I try to navigate the expansive, and I do mean EXPANSIVE world of yoga and teaching. The practice of yoga is meant to be a lifelong one. I am quickly learning that the same applies for the teaching of yoga – there is so...
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Learning from yoga teachers Part 1

One of my goals for 2016 and beyond, was to learn yoga from experienced teachers. In an effort to work on this resolution of mine, I decided to reach out and conduct a mini interview with some of my favorite teachers! All the teachers I interviewed have extensive knowledge in asana,...
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Moderation: the not-so popular Yoga concept

This is a general observation of mine, but after researching, reading about, blogging and just being in the yoga world (in studios, discussing with teachers, etc), I hear a lot of talk about compassion, truth, practice, discipline, and more…but I almost never hear about brahmacharya (general translation: celibacy). Ok, before...
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Goals for 2016 and beyond

Truth to be told, I’m not a big fan of New Year resolutions. Resolutions have always felt vacuous to me. But, this year, I have succumbed to the trend and have decided to set resolutions goals for myself. The reason being is that I had a crappy, awful, soul-crushing, heartbreaking...
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