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Theme of the Month: Svadhyaya

Watch your thoughts, they become words;watch your words, they become actions;watch your actions, they become habits;watch your habits, they become character;watch your character, for it becomes your destiny.  – Author Unknown In the Yoga Sutras, Patanjali presents the practitioner with another area to focus our efforts, Self-study, or svadhyaya. The word itself is made up of Sva, meaning own, self,… Read more »

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Teacher of the Month: Ann Williams

Ann has been a blessing to Breathe’s community, serving as a teacher for for over 4 years, supporting the studios day-to-day activities as our Operations Manager, and practicing with us since the beginning. We love her steady presence and her nurturing, motherly charisma. Plus her sense of humor brings joy to her classes and Breathe’s… Read more »

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Theme of the Month: Tapas

This month at Breathe we will be focusing on tapas, the 3rd of 5 niyamas. The niyamas are actions and attitudes we can practice to promote freedom from suffering and enhance our connection with the outside world. Tapas translates as heat, and refers to the burning off of impurities. This niyama is about tenacity, perseverance,… Read more »

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Teacher of the Month: June

June has been teaching at Breathe for all 7 years we have been in existence. We love her patient presence and her nurturing, motherly charisma. Plus her laugh always makes us smile. We couldn’t resist featuring her for this month. How did you start practicing yoga? What was your early yoga experience like?  As a child… Read more »

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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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