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Quiet Your Mind by Strengthening your Body

Fight, flight or freeze. I felt it when the adrenaline would gush into my blood and smooth thoughts turned jagged and edgy. Everything was a threat. The panic attacks would start with something as silly as contemplating the loss of my purse on the subway.

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Working with Injury

Today I watched a student navigate her practice with a wrist brace and a smile. “I had no idea you could back-bend using your fist!” She exclaimed with joy!

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5 reasons to get to your mysore yoga class:

My student said to me as she looked back with a half smile. Truer words were never spoken. Obstacles will always be there but the second you lay down and rest after practice, no matter what, you’ll be happy you came.

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Happy Spring

So, moon days this month are all on Sundays. This means we’ve got a big month ahead of us. Sweet! If you need extra rest its really nice to take a day around the moon day. If not, plug away. I’ll be right there with you!

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AYB March Newsletter

March 14th marks my 33rd trip around the sun! I’ll be taking the last week of March to visit my dad, brother, and my stepmother in Oregon. Before that, I’ll head to D.C for a few days to see my good friend Maggie at her shala in Arlington, VA…

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Heartbreak and Practice

December mornings in Mysore were two hours of practice, home, rinse in the bucket, then bundle up and take a twilight ride out to the lake. As energy from practice released what had been holding in me my mind would sputter and race.

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AYB February News

Hey folks! I'm writing this from the airport after tearful goodbyes the past few days. There's been so much love. This time has been beautiful, difficult, complex, and precious. I was in the first batch of students. We were all on our mats at 3:45 a.m. In...

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Re-integration

Reintegrating your daily sadhana (spiritual/yoga practice) after time off or travel is an effort of heart expansion, self love, and play. With enough space, time and support the experience can be incredibly healing.

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September 16th conference with Jessica Mascle

September 16th Conference Jessica Mascle (Ayurvedic Yoga Specialist) Jessica Mascle has been studying and practicing Ayurveda for twenty years. She is an RYT-200 and is an Ayurvedic Yoga Specialist certified through the Himalayan Institute in Buffalo, NY. She spends a...

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August 19th conference with Professor Leigh Duffy

August 19th Conference Professor Leigh Duffy (Yoga teacher, mother, and philosophy professor) For this conference, Professor Leigh will provide insight on the teachings of the sacred text the Bhagavadgita.This class is good for students new to the text and those who...

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