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The next right step

The next right step

Last week I wrote about bowing to our inner wisdom in cat pose. As I wrote, I was in a hotel room processing a college visit we'd just had with my son. His senior year has gone smoothly, the applications were submitted, multiple acceptances and several nice scholarships. Now we were visiting the...

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The many flavors of yoga

The many flavors of yoga

I had been practicing yoga for about 5 years when an experienced yoga friend asked me what "kind" of yoga I did. I had no idea. Were there "kinds" of yoga? I was practicing with a teacher who I had started with at my gym and then followed to her small classes at her home studio. I would ride my...

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your grateful heart

your grateful heart

February is one of those months where it's all about the heart. My heart, and this post, is overflowing with information about this topic. I am not a cardiologist or a neurologist so often when I delve into the research related to the idea that the heart contains brain cells it quickly leaves me...

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the nautilus twist

the nautilus twist

It was 19 degrees outside with over 18 inches of new snow. The sun is shining on my face as I sit inside in a patch of warm sun. I'm a happy girl. It isn't really even an "official" yoga pose, just a twist. And it feels really, really good. Twists are my favorite kind of yoga poses. There...

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power poses

power poses

So last week I was visiting Kripalu, a yoga center in the Berkshires. I was there completing an 11-month Positive Psychology certificate program with 200 other "happy" people from around the world. What I found the most fascinating about the program is the science behind many practices like...

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