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Part 2: Swayback and C-Spine Remedies In Part 1 we considered two common posture types, the swayback and c-spine. You learned how the spine shifts and the pelvic tucks, and as a result, these posture types have moved away from a neutral spine or good posture. In Part 2, we’ll look at how these 21st Century postures steal away energy and efficiency […]

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Holy Moly Batman, who hasn’t had low back pain?  If you sit for hours, are on your feet all day, or do any kind of labor-intensive work, you probably have experienced pain or discomfort in your low back. I recently moved after living in my beloved city for 25 years.  Moving is enough of a stressor on […]

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A fair amount of my reading is in the “yoga” category (is it really a category?) and within this grouping, I read a fair amount with respect to the sacred texts of the tradition, but really, you’ll find and read these as you are drawn to them. What I want to share with you are […]

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Katchie Ananda will be at Bhava March 22 & 23 for a Yoga and Dharma Workshop–The Art of Awakening.  Read on for her guest post on the power of healthy attachments. xoxoBea Give me everything mangled and bruised and I will make a light of it to make you weep. And we will have rain, […]

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Bhava Teacher Karen Byers shares with us why we all should be doing yoga in the morning. Read on for strategies and inspiration for getting yourself there.  xoxoBea “Practice in the morning makes one work better in one’s vocation.” ~ Light on Yoga, BKS Iyengar. One of the optimal times for yoga is dawn-or the […]

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Looking at the main ways in which I offer yoga instruction: public classes, yoga therapy, yoga immersions, teacher trainings, and yoga retreats, you can see that each modality has a unique focus, yet each is a method for knowing ourselves more deeply. It just depends on which door you choose to go through, for how […]

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I’ve given a lot of thought to the idea of greatness and what it means to have it in my life.  It’s a slippery slope, this idea of being great, but I want to share a story, thoughts that have recently come together for me and what the yoga tradition has to say about being great. […]

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I visited Ghost Ranch in Abiquiu, NM last weekend to get a feel for the land in preparation for a retreat that I’ll be leading there next month. While only spending a couple of days, I was taken by the power and stunning beauty of the landscape. The canyons, the cliffs, the green valley floor […]

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A recent study, Yoga In America­–2012, provided some interesting and eyebrow raising results for me.  The good news:  yoga and everything yoga related is increasing in popularity.  The unfortunate news: the true purpose of yoga may be getting lost. Take a look at how much and where money is being spent, and the increase in […]

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