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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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Yoga Intensive - Charmaine in Locust yoga pose - Yoga 101

Yoga 101 for Beginners

Discover yoga in a fun way in an intimate and supported environment during this 6-week Yoga 101 Beginner Series. This course is suitable for both beginners and those wanting to establish a good foundation for their practice. We will discuss the background of yoga and yoga etiquette. You will learn and practice the fundamental postures, breathing techniques, […]

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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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How to Live a Healthier Life

New research shows that yoga is a valuable therapeutic tool for many health conditions. According to the study, 6.1%, or nearly 14 million Americans, say that a doctor or therapist has recommended yoga to them. Nearly half of all adults agree that yoga would be a beneficial if they were undergoing treatment for a medical […]

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