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February 4: Weight Lifting as a Compliment to Yoga (Vol I)

Strength training can compliment and be informed by a yoga practice. Weight lifting can help overcome asana obstacles, especially for arm balance and power oriented postures. If you find yourself struggling with a particular asana or a particular type of … Continue reading

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January 5: Churning the Sacred Fire

Yoga Philosophy: The second limb of yoga is Niyama.  Niyama means “rules” or “laws.” The five niyamas describe the type of rules we should place on ourselves. They are the code of conduct we hold ourselves to in order for … Continue reading

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