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Technique Tuesday - Warrior 1 Part 1 accessible yoga beginner yoga encouragement hatha yoga health girl healthgirl how to how-to virabadrasana virabhadrasana warrior 1 yoga pose May 24, 2022

Welcome back to our Technique Tuesdays! Today we are exploring another foundational pose, Virabhadrasana 1 or Warrior 1 pose.

This is a pose used on its own, but also as a transitional posture in so many yoga practices, but it isn't often that we slow down and just practice this, and see what...

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Monday Motivation - Be Deliberate be present holiday meditation mindful monday mindfulness monday motivation presence slow down May 23, 2022

Happy Monday! It's a new week and for some, a Canadian Victoria Day Weekend holiday.

I wanted to take this opportunity to remind you to be deliberate.

How you do one thing is how you do everything, so let's look at how you will have today.

Is it a holiday for you? Will you then allow yourself to...

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Live Online Hatha Yoga Restarting in June! accessible yoga beginner yoga hatha yoga health girl healthgirl live class online class yoga class May 22, 2022

Stop the presses! I am so excited I can't hold it in!

Now, I know I said I was taking a break from teaching over the summer, but truth be told, I didn't realize how much I would miss seeing all of you each class. It really is like seeing family!

Many of you have asked when I will...

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Motivation Monday - Falling Helps You Succeed anxiety breathe challenge emotion encouragement fail fail to succeed fall feeling grateful man in the arena monday motivation motivation monday positivity succeed theodore roosevelt try again you can do it May 16, 2022

Falling.

Failing.

It hurts.

It sucks.

We avoid it at all costs - after all, we were taught that in school, if we fail a test, or fall off the monkey bars, we're not going to pass our classes, we're going to be laughed at, we aren't going to be "cool", or "rich" or, "successful".

So we do...

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Thoughtful Thursday - Communicate to Heal anxiety challenge communicate hardships heal health girl healthgirl mental health thoughtful thursday May 12, 2022

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When things are hard, when you're having a bad day, it can seem even harder to talk about it.

We've been taught to keep a stiff upper lip, or, worse, to "man up" (I personally really hate that one).

We've been taught to not be so emotional, not complain,...

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Technique Tuesday - Trikonasana Triangle Pose Pt 4 accessible yoga back breathe challenge exercise hamstring health girl healthgirl heart opening hips how to how-to howto triangle triangle pose trikonasana yoga yoga pose May 10, 2022

Welcome to our fourth and final instalment of Trikonasana or Triangle pose variations!

This is a fantastic way to open hips, heart and shoulders, strengthen legs and abdominal and back muscles, and even open shoulders, as we will see in the more advanced bind variation today.

As always, listen to...

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Motivation Monday - Set Your Intention anxiety arrow emotion goal goal setting goals health girl healthgirl intention mindful monday mindfulness monday motivation motivation monday wellness wordle May 09, 2022

Welcome to a new week, where you get to start fresh on whatever goals you choose to work towards.

So, what will it be?

What will you work on?

Whatever it is, set your intention to achieve it.

Take your goal, break it into little tiny pieces, and then set your intention, like an arrow.

That arrow...

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Thoughtful Thursday - Let It Out anxiety emotion feeling health girl healthgirl heart opening meditation mindfulness positivity self care self help silence thoughtful thursday May 05, 2022

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Sometimes we carry too much. We say we will "deal with it later" but we don't. We push it down and then something else comes along that we have to carry, so we push that down as well, and on and on.

Here's the thing:

It's ok to let it out.

It's ok to cry, howl,...

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Wellness Wednesday - Let's Spring Clean Ep1 all natural cleaning kitchen natural wellness organization organize organizing pantry spring spring cleaning tidy wellness wednesday May 04, 2022

It's Wellness Wednesday and I decided to start Spring Cleaning. Ugh. Help me now! I haven't really deep cleaned my house since I started my yoga studio in 2018, and I'm regretting ignoring it.

Don't get me wrong, I cleaned. But it was mostly surface stuff: dusting, tidying, sweeping and mopping,...

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Technique Tuesday - Triangle Variations Pt. 3 accessible yoga anxiety breathe chair yoga exercise feeling ground hamstring health girl healthgirl heart opening hips self care self help technique tuesday triangle triangle pose trikonasana workout yoga yoga pose May 03, 2022

Hello and welcome to a new Techniques Tuesday, where we'll be exploring Trikonasana, or Triangle Pose. Today is a modified chair version, that is usually accessible for many people.

As always, listen to your body, rest and modify as needed, and stop if you feel ANY pain. While this is a pose...

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Motivation Monday - Make Your Movie Life anxiety emotion feeling goals health girl healthgirl mindfulness monday monday motivation positivity self care self help wellness wellness reboot May 02, 2022

Welcome to a new month, new week and new Monday!

This week will go the way you want it to - you have a choice to follow the flow or create your own reality.

What I mean is this: whatever happens, you have the choice in how you react to it. You can take any event - positive or negative - and look...

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The Free 30-Day Wellness Reboot Starts Today - Join Us? challenge fitness free health girl healthgirl natural wellness positivity self care self help wellness wellness reboot yoga May 01, 2022
It’s here and I’m so excited!! You asked for a way to get back on track, and here is a judgement-free challenge to guide you!
FREE 30-Day May Wellness Reboot starts May 1, 2022
Join now, registration is limited! Has your...
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