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Day 11: 21 Day Yoga Challenge

Written by Kristine Preiser on September 24th 2015.

Practice Pose:  Locust Pose {Flying Salambasana}

Flying Salambasana is a posture that helps to bring kidney-adrenal blood flow and help tone the body’s stress response system. It is also an energizing posture that helps awaken a tired body-mind.

Prepare for flying salambasana by laying on your… read more

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Ayurveda and Autumn

Written by Tish Hilyer on September 23rd 2015.

Each season allows us the opportunity for change, a time of transitioning …

In the Fall, Nature begins to let go, to move inward and to slow down. Ayurveda encourages us to do the same by emphasizing living in accordance with Nature to maintain balance in body, mind and spirit.

Fall is conside… read more

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Day 10: 21 Day Yoga Challenge

Written by Tish Hilyer on September 23rd 2015.

Practice Pose: Toe Stand {Padangustasana}

This balance pose is most commonly practiced in the Bikram Yoga series to improve focus (it's difficult to think of much else besides holding the pose, without falling over) and to strengthen the ankles, knees and hips. The intense concentration required … read more

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Yoga revitalizes body, spirit

Written by on September 23rd 2015.

Susan Laborde swears that her 10 years of Yoga practice have minimized the effects of aging.

“Absolutely no doubt in my mind that Yoga is a vital routine that supports the aging process like nothing else can,” says Susan, a medical office manager by day, and a tennis player and avid gardener in h… read more

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Day 9: 21 Day Yoga Challenge

Written by on September 22nd 2015.

Practice Pose: Reclined Bound Angle Pose {Supta Baddha Konasana}

Start in a seated position with the soles of the feet pressed firmly together, placing a bolster lengthwise from the sacrum to support the spine and head. Slowly lay back onto the bolster and allow the arms to hang open to the floor… read more

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Day 8: 21 Day Yoga Challenge

Written by Lyndi Horn on September 21st 2015.

Practice Pose: Wild Thing {Camatkarasana}

Start in Downward Dog

Lift right leg into Three Legged Dog

Keeping shoulders square, stack right hip over left

Bend right knee, heel to buttock, knee pointing toward ceiling

Staying strong through core and left shoulder, pressing into floor wi… read more

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