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12 Month Running Challenge

Running your best in 12-Months Challenge

Build strength, endurance and speed, and you will be running your best year ever in 2017! Over the next 12-months, we are going back to the fundamentals to build a sound foundation that will do just that. Running well requires strength and flexibility for both speed and endurance as well as mental focus and awareness. […]

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Oil Pulling for Oral Hygiene

Did you know that you can considerably reduce your potential for developing cavities, naturally and at low cost? In traditional Ayurvedic Medicine, oil pulling is used to prevent teeth decay, oral malodor, bleeding gums, dry throat, cracked lips, and for strengthening the teeth, gums, and jaws. There have now been several studies that support these […]

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Savasana Yoga provides Deep relaxation & stress relief

The Art of Deep Relaxation & Stress Relief

Yoga Nidra is a state of mind between wakefulness and dream state that opens deep phases of the mind. It is a state that promotes deep relaxation & stress relief. The practice of Yoga Nidra includes eight stages: Internalization Sankalpa – your heart-felt resolve/vow Rotation of Consciousness Breath Awareness Manifestation of Opposites Creative Visualization Sankalpa […]

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Charmaine assisting a Life's a Gift student with a pose in the Yoga Asana - Heat & Breath workshop

Yoga Asana ~ Heat & Breath

Two of the fundamental pillars of Yoga Asana are Heat and the Breath. Heat ~  When you heat the body it becomes pliable. The combination of motion and breath in yoga builds healing heat that burns away tension (stuck energy). Muscular motion creates heat that softens your tissue and makes you malleable. Heat heals, heat […]

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