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Yoga for Rowers, Runners and Cyclists

I’m going for longest blog title in history… It’s funny because I was mulling the title ‘Yoga for Runners, Cyclists and anybody else with tight quads or ankles’ thinking it’s a bit long-winded. Then I posted a preview photo on instagram and our friend, and dedicated student, Debbie told me that rowing is all about the… Read more »

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Where We Stand When There is No Ground to Stand On

I found yoga at a time in my life when the bottom had fallen out and there wasn’t anywhere else to go. I was consumed by the devastation of an eating disorder that was on the brink of taking me under. Yoga saved me. It taught me how to be with the intensity and fullness… Read more »

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Perfect Your Pincha

The feathered peacock pose, pinchamayurasana, or forearm balance is a fun inversion to practice. Here are some tips and poses that can help you approach or perfect your pinchamayurasana. In order to prep the body for forearm balance it’s essential to warm up the spine and shoulders. Start on your belly and prop up onto… Read more »

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Be The Hope

Breathe Anniversary 3! Practice. Celebrate. Give Back. March 27-29 We are celebrating 3 years of yoga and community at breathe with 9 by donation classes all to support our friends at HOPE Village. For the past three years breathe has been a place to experience the power of yoga and community, and all the ways it uplifts,… Read more »

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Stillness

A flower abides in stillness, not that it’s not stirred by wind affected by light and heat. We sit as humans on the precipice of something monumental, empowering knowledge of the heart. We are flowers. A poem I wrote on Friday night entitled Stillness. It’s not often (enough) that I write from the student perspective…. Read more »

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Shifting Out of Stress

What happens when we experience a lot of stress or start feeling overwhelmed? Typically, the breath starts shortening and the body begins to tense up. This is a normal physical response, one that is designed to help us in times of emergency – the sympathetic nervous system’s built-in ‘fight or flight’ mechanisms. The problem is… Read more »

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