a thousand horses

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Sometimes it feels like pulling away from sad feelings and thoughts is really hard, cause it is! It is hard. It’s easier to give in and be devoured, taken, into the land of longing, sadness and pain. Here is that moment, when we can exercise the teachings of yoga and PULL in the opposite

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My Ashram Experience

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I went to Sivananda Ashram in the Bahamas, to take a chanting workshop. Or so I thought. With me I bring a book, about Indian Goddesses. I have been trying to read this book for 5 years, but the books just would not speak to me. After reading half a page, I could not tell

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Breath

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Our breath is constant. The awareness of our breath, however, is often lacking. Our vibrancy increases when we breathe consciously and deeply. During a yoga practice students are encouraged to connect to their breath by breathing more intentionally. There are specific breathing practices, called pranayama. There are different pranayama practices available; they  offer a

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Arches in the Feet

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When we are excited, uplifted and just feeling good – there is a spring in our step, there is lightness and grace in our movement. The opposite is true – when we are down and blue, when things weigh us down – we walk heavy, step heavy, drag our feet. Our emotions influence our

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Shanti Yoga – Our Story

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Shanti Yoga Studio is approaching its sixth year mark. We are located at Main St. and Locke St. corner, in a building that used to be Main Deserts. Even though it is a yoga studio and a yoga school, we often pamper people with small deserts. Hot tea is always available for

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