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Monday Motivation - Be Deliberate 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! 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 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 May 12, 2022

(Image @quotesbychristie via Instagram)

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 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 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 May 05, 2022

(Image via @wawawia on Instagram)

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 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 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 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? Apr 30, 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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Thoughtful Thursday - Understanding Our Unique Silence Apr 28, 2022

(Image via @thegoodquote on Instagram)

How do we communicate with others?

How do we allow others to communicate with us?

Do we get quiet and really listen, or are we too busy?

So often we think we know the people in our lives, that we know ourselves, but how often do we allow those unique...

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