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Treat Yourself to the Gift of Wellness

Posted on 26 November, 2017 at 0:00

Bad Things Don't Happen to Good People ..... Or Do They?

Posted on 16 April, 2017 at 16:00

Bad Things Don't Happen to Good People ..... Or Do They?

At the moment trauma is separated into physical and psychological. But trauma is trauma. It is easier to understand physical trauma, we can see it, we can relate to it but psychological trauma is hidden .... no one can see it, and its much more difficult for others to relate to. Trauma occurs when anevent in your life is so severe, so intense, that it shakes your core beliefs ..... of who you...

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Accepting Change

Posted on 23 April, 2016 at 0:15

Accepting Change by Focusing All Your Energy on the New


I know I've talked about this before, but it really is ONE of those 'magic keys to happiness' Don't we all want to be happy? Isn't that really what we want out of this life? It has taken me a number of years to fully appreciate a concept that was taught to me during my teacher training ..... change = growth, and growing is a part of life. I was told that it was a beautiful part of life, but at the time I was so caught...

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Karma Athletics

Posted on 19 April, 2016 at 0:10

About a month ago I announced that I was a Karma Activist. For a number of years I have been searching for a clothing company that I could stand behind and recommend to all of you ... I'm happy to say the search is over!!!

Fashion vs. Function? Not with this active wear. First I'll talk about my favourite piece ... the Helena Bra. I saw all those cute strappy bras & tops i...

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How Restorative Yoga Boosts Your Mental Health & Promotes Healing

Posted on 18 August, 2015 at 15:30

In terms of self-healing, learning to actively rest our bodies is just as important as getting enough sleep. Yoga's guided meditation actually takes the mind into an active state of rest where the brain experiences alpha waves. You're alert, but your brain waves are the same as they are in the first stage of sleep. Restorative yoga, with its emphasis on supported poses, allows the body to enter the deep, restful state it craves. "When you stop agitating it, the body starts to repair itself.

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Why om? (Aum)

Posted on 18 August, 2015 at 15:30

Why do we sing this? What's the connection? Does that symbol really mean anything?

These are all questions I had (and many more) when I first started on my yogic path. There is sooooo much literature out there it's easy to get bogged down. You can derive some several thousand meanings from Om. I've compiled a list of facts & anecdotes for you to read. Hopefully, there is something in there that resonates with YOU. Something that brings a smile to your face, or curiosity in your sou...

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My Pledge As An Instructor

Posted on 18 August, 2015 at 15:25

This is what I believe ……. Yoga is inclusive. It meets you where you're at. It should be available to everyone, not just those who can afford it. Yoga is respectful of you, your teacher, the traditions and each other. It is not bound in ego and encourages us to live by example. It teaches us to be fully present and how to calm our minds. And finally, that it's so much more than just poses (asana), it's the true union of the body with consciousness & awareness and that connecti...

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