Yoga

8 Limbs of Astanga Yoga

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Set Your Intention for the New Year

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Discovering Consciousness Through Soma Yoga

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Your Brain on Meditation

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Your First Yoga Class: What to Expect

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Why I Did the In-Depth Yoga Study and Teacher Training

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.82″ background_layout=”light” border_style=”solid” box_shadow_position=”outer” text_font=”Lato||||”] Why I Did the In-Depth Yoga Study and Teacher Training Tara, RYT 200 Yoga Instructor I have been interested in yoga for more than 15 years, and although I’ve taken classes in Southern Ontario and Winnipeg, I was never diligent enough to create my own daily practice. …

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Cow Dung and Goat Yoga

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All We Need Is Love…Literally

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Traditional Yoga: Brilliance for Today’s Bullshit

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”1_3″][/et_pb_column][et_pb_column type=”2_3″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Traditional Yoga: Brilliance for Today’s Bullshit   I will never forget the moment in my Yoga Teacher Training the day the 8 Limbs of Yoga document was laid out in front of me. I thought yoga was mats, pants and poses. Period.   Then …

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