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Yoga & Ayurveda for Women *Online Workshop*

In this 2-hour workshop, learn invaluable tools to balance your hormones and find relief from the cycles of depletion women face in modern life. We’ll look at the Ayurvedic approach to diet and lifestyle practices for managing your energy, how to use different yoga and breathing techniques at different times of your cycle, and wisdom for increasing your vitality at each stage of your life. This workshop is open to …

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Introduction to Pranayama: Breathing for Better Health *Online*

Explore the connection between conscious breathing and vitality in body, mind and spirit. This workshop provides a practical framework for learning and applying breathing techniques to increase your energy, reduce stress and improve your yoga and meditation practice. You will the anatomy of breathing, different techniques for safe practice, specific breathing practices for different seasons and reasons through life, and the Ayurvedic approach to breathing for a balanced body and mind. No previous …

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Lunar Sadhana | An Evening New Moon Flow

Lunar Sadhana | An Evening New Moon Flow On the dark night of the new moon, explore the subtler practices of yoga. This evening class incorporates a gentle lunar flow sequence, pranayama, mudra, mantra and meditation for grounding and balancing the elements of Autumn.  October 27th, 2019, 7-8:30pm  This Land Yoga in Oklahoma City $25 Keep Reading

Embodying the Elements: An Ayurveda Immersion at This Land Yoga

This weekend immersion into Ayurveda offers 15 CEU hours for Yoga Alliance continuing education.

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Film: Sadhana

Sadhana. The Sanskrit word itself has many translations, but in its simplest definition it means a personal daily practice. For me, it means doing something every day that connects me to my wholeness and moves me beyond my thinking mind. My daily practice provides a moment of suspension, a sacred pause of stillness so I may simply be instead of do, so that I may connect in with the highest truth in my heart, and …

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Yoga: Vata Balancing Yoga Sequence

Last month, I traveled out to the Berkshires with Free People to lead our collaborative Fall Ayurveda Awakening Retreat. We focused on mover slower, establishing daily rituals of self-care and eating a nourishing kitchari diet. This sequence I’m sharing today on the FP blog was one we began our retreat with as we arrived to the center, unwinding from work and long days of travel.

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Yoga: Yoga Nidra & The Art of Slowing Down

Last summer, I found myself completely and utterly exhausted. As a yoga teacher with a business based on wellness, you would think I’d have my personal wellness plan figured out all the time. But I’m human, too, and fell into the trap of wanting to achieve more, work harder, play harder.  And in my mind, I was eating all the “right things” and doing all the “right practices”, but …

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Yoga: Sama Vritti Pranayama

In the Healing Yoga series, I share everyday yoga therapy practices to bring balance and depth to your holistic health routine. I believe a great amount of our daily nourishment happens beyond just the food we eat. In Yoga, we use our breath to increase our vital energy and life-force. We direct and strengthen the flow of this energy, prana, through the practice of conscious breathing, pranayama.  Dr. David Frawley reminds us …

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Yoga: Abhaya Varada Mudra

In the Healing Yoga series, I’m introducing everyday yoga therapy practices for bringing balance into your holistic health routine. As a part of this series that combines mindful movement and meditation, one element will include simple mudras for directing your attention/intention. Mudras are gestures of the hands, face and body that promote balanced health on all levels. When these gestures are used consciously, their healing potential is powerful. Though …

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