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Loving Kindness

Loving Kindness

The ancient seers said, “It is in giving that we receive.” This universal truth transcends all religion. Giving is easy, but  receiving is a little more challenging especially when it comes to self-love. If this feels challenging for you, try treating yourself with...

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Meditation over Movement

Meditation over Movement

Here in the West we think of yoga as a method to increase flexibility and balance, but Asana practice (the poses), is only one of the eight limbs of yoga. As we deepen our understanding of the practice we begin to realize that Yoga is more about meditation...

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The Illusion of “Maya”

The Illusion of “Maya”

In Sanskrit, the ancient language of yoga, “maya” means illusion. Something appears to be one way, but is really another.  Vedanta, the ancient science from whence yoga, meditation & Ayurveda spring, suggests that you imagine walking down a path on a...

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The Power of Intention

The Power of Intention

As we begin to leave one decade and enter another with happy anticipation of the continuing expansion and evolution of our world and of our beings, we encourage you to join us in keeping our focus, attention, and awareness on what we want (instead if what...

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Ahimsa

Ahimsa

“Ahimsa” is the Sanskrit word for nonviolence—for respect for all living things, including yourself. It is also the first and foremost of the five Yamas of yoga (the moral, ethical and societal guidelines for the practicing yogi). The more I...

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Ahh Love…

Ahh Love…

In this the month of love and compassion, we celebrate this most precious and healing of emotions in all its many forms. This includes the romantic love of our partners in life, the endless and amazing love for our children and theirs, the ever changing...

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Ayurveda at Home & Becoming your Perfect Weight

Ayurveda at Home & Becoming your Perfect Weight

As we enter this fresh new year, so many of us with the intention and hope to approach the weight we were on our very first drivers license 😉 , we offer these basic Ayurvedic suggestions. These subtle, easy changes, to your routine will begin to evolve your...

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Obsessed with All Things CBD

Obsessed with All Things CBD

As you may (or may not) know, We’ve become obsessed with all things CBD- it's our favorite natural anti-anxiety remedy and has become a part of our everyday routine in a myriad of ways. Many users are claiming its efficacy for pain and inflammation relief...

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Tess interviewed by Ft. Myers Magazine

Tess interviewed by Ft. Myers Magazine

How were you first introduced to yoga?  The Beatles influenced my desire to learn Yoga in the late 60's. The world could see a shift, at least my little world in Southern California, in not only their musicality but also in their identity and search for...

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Yoga brings us into balance, through physical postures, breath awareness and mental relaxation. Through the practice of Yoga, an overall state of strength, stability, peace and joy evolves into your life.