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A Simple Explanation of the 8 Limbs

A Simple Explanation of the 8 Limbs

A Simple Explanation of the 8 Limbs You might have heard about the 8 limbs in your Yoga class or read about them somewhere along your Yoga path but perhaps they have not been explained to you. Maybe your teacher mentioned Ahimsa or non-violence in practice. Maybe you read a Yoga article and they are [...]

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The Symbolism of Baggage

The Symbolism of Baggage

Every couple of months I like to go through my stuff and get rid of it. Just as my yoga practice makes me feel cleansed, purified and detoxified - getting rid of stuff makes me feel light and free! Most of us admittedly have too much junk - clothes, shoes, knickknacks, magazines, books, sporting equipment [...]

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Get To Know Juan Gamboa

Get To Know Juan Gamboa

We are lucky to have Juan Gamboa join us as a guest teacher on our upcoming training in Greece July 2015. He will lead fun Vinyasa classes and workshops on inversions. Learn to fly this summer with Juan! Find out more about him here. Stress from working in a corporate job in 1999 while going [...]

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Staying Fit While Traveling

Staying Fit While Traveling

Whether you are a road warrior or a weekend warrior, when you spend several weeks or months a year traveling it can be a challenge to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Different foods and eating habits can begin to creep in if and you’re not careful, vacation mindset starts to take over. One way I combat [...]

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How to Stay Calm While Traveling

How to Stay Calm While Traveling

Having traveled the world these last 20 years I’ve had a lot of layovers, delayed flights, cancellations, and just plain ol’ missed flights due to my own mistakes. It takes a certain amount of creativity to stay calm during these times of frustration. I recently arrived to JFK early for a 12:20am flight. The weather [...]

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Asparagus Mushroom Bowl

Asparagus Mushroom Bowl

I don't normally eat the rice when I order Indian food, but Chris was not around to eat it and I didn't want it to go to waste. On a separate occasion, I had recently had some delicious roasted mushrooms and wanted to replicate them at home so I decided to conjure up something based [...]

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A Year of Challenges

A Year of Challenges

I'm usually up for a challenge and like to challenge myself to all sorts of different fitness goals whether it's hiking the Appalachian Trail, running a marathon or completing a century bike ride. As some of you know I was an Athleta Sponsored Athlete in 2012. I enjoyed working with the company and representing the [...]

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Power Up Your Oatmeal

Power Up Your Oatmeal

During the winter I still drink my shake for breakfast and often have oatmeal as a post-practice meal or what ends up being lunch. Oatmeal doesn't have to be a pale, bland substitute for food. I used to dread it, but now that I add all sorts of yummy stuff to it, I look forward [...]

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Foods that Fight Dementia

Foods that Fight Dementia

Having dementia and diabetes, a dangerous combination, my Grandmother was just put in assisted living a month ago at the age of 82. I've been sadly watching her demise these last few years remembering how we used to have stimulating conversations - to her now not even knowing who I am, where I live or [...]

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Staying Healthy During Flu Season

Staying Healthy During Flu Season

It's that time of the year ...the dreaded flu and cold season. Staying Healthy During Flu Season can be a challenge. It's cold outside so you spend more time inside surrounded by more people. If you live in a city you may take the subway more often due to inclement weather. Maybe you work with [...]

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