Tag Archives: Guest Blogger

Float Your Yoga

This time, we have a guest writer for the article, the first time it is a student and not one of the Loving Kindness teachers.  Tom writes about moving toward handstand and other inversions, especially handstand, in a swimming pool. … Continue reading

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Creating a Body Love Yoga Movement

In my practice as a psychotherapist I am often told “I want to learn how to love my body but I don’t know how.” In the society we live in today, there’s no secret that the images we see in magazines, … Continue reading

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A Healthy Twist

by Allegra Gulino I had a background in gymnastics when I came to Yoga in 1995. Therefore, I was familiar with back bends, forward bends, hand/headstands, and balancing poses. For me, my familiarity and comfort with what were considered “challenging … Continue reading

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Roar Away Stress With Lion

by Allegra Gulino Many of us are familiar with yoga’s stress reduction techniques. As beginners, we learn tools such as simple forward bends, or heart-openers to relieve tension in the upper back and neck, or pranayama to the slow the … Continue reading

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Niyama

by Helen Chandler There are eight limbs of Yoga. They are Yama (Restraints), Niyama (Observances), Asana (Posture), Pranayama (Breath/Energy control), Pratyahara (Turning the senses inward), Dharana (Concentration), Dhyana (Meditation) and Samadhi (Absorption). These aspects of yoga are described by Patanjali … Continue reading

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Plant Your Tree

by Allegra Gulino  I consider tree pose (vrksasana) to be a quintessential yoga pose. The eye delights in its stately beauty and sense of wisdom. It’s simple, yet challenging to practice. It fills one with a powerful sense of unity … Continue reading

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