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Theme of the month: Santosha

This month at Breathe we will be focusing on santosha, the 2nd of the five niyamas, or observances. The niyamas are actions and attitudes we can practice to promote freedom from suffering and enhance our connection with the outside world. Santosha is the practice of contentment. This niyama is about finding our center, that unwavering… Read more »

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Teacher of the Month: Julie Paddock

It feels natural to celebrate Julie as our teacher of the month for May, as it was back in May of 2014 that she graduated from our teacher training and we could see that she had a lot to offer as a teacher. She has been sharing her love for yoga with the Breathe community… Read more »

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Am I an Influencer?

A recent discussion really got me thinking about this idea of being an influencer. The definition of influencer is a person or thing that influences another. So by definition, I think that I am given the years that I have been teaching yoga to the public and leading teacher trainings. Admittedly, I was a bit… Read more »

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6 Poses for Spring Renewal

Spring is the season of renewal. All it takes is a quick look around and you will see leaves are returning to the branches of trees, flowers are blooming, and the days are getting longer. What has been lying dormant is now coming to life. The change of season is a beautiful opportunity to align… Read more »

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Yoga journey: Overcoming obstacles

I recorded this talk in the midst of our 21-day meditation challenge. The content will be helpful not only for those participants, but also for anyone who practices yoga or meditation, and those on a spiritual path. Enjoy.

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Theme of the Month: Saucha

This month at Breathe we will be focusing on saucha, the tenant of purity and cleanliness. Saucha is the first of the Niyamas to greet us at the second stage of Patanjali’s eight-limbed path of yoga. We’ve covered the five Yamas over the last five months and we now shift to the Niyamas, or observances, attitudes directed… Read more »

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