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The Yamas and Niyamas: a Practice of Introspection

Most of us are introduced to yoga as a physical practice. Keeping the body tuned up is important, but not at the expense of shying away from examining our moral compass. Yoga is a complete system of both physical and … Continue reading

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Breathing for Resilience

I have a 45 minute commute every morning and evening, driving to Evolution from my home in Underhill, so I listen to a lot of podcasts. I recently listened to an interview with Dr. Stephen Porges, developer of polyvagal theory, … Continue reading

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Ishvara Pranidhana – Surrender to the Divine

“Ishvara Pranidhana, the jewel of surrender, presupposes that there is a divine force at work in our lives. Ultimately this guideline invites us to surrender our egos, open our hearts and accept the higher purpose of being.” -Deborah Adele Modern … Continue reading

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Chairs: Not Just for Sitting

Most of us are familiar with the use of props in our yoga classes. A bolster to sit on allows the spine to lengthen. A block to rest our hand on brings the floor up to us. In our yoga … Continue reading

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Svadhyaya: Self-Study

Svadhyaya means self-study, one’s own reading. How often in life do we reflect on our thoughts, actions, and patterns? How often do we do it accurately? We integrate the feeling of danger with instinctual urgency and fierceness. Yet to integrate … Continue reading

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