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How to Maintain Your Yoga Practice While You Travel

Spirit, Yoga By June 29, 2018 Tags: , , No Comments

Travelling helps you find yourself and acquire broad, wholesome views of humanity. While exciting and inspiring, it can shake up your yoga routine. Of course, the benefits of the adventure outweigh its downsides, but straying away from your regular yoga practice can be stressful. So, for all you yoginis out there who would prefer not to be thrown off track…

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Overcoming Perfectionism with Yoga and Meditation

Overcoming Perfectionism with Yoga and Meditation

Body, Meditation, Spirit, Yoga By July 12, 2016 Tags: , , , , No Comments

Young people’s minds in the 21st century seem to differ from the mental state of people 10 years ago. By seeing “perfect” bodies or lives, carved and presented to us via different marketing techniques and channels (such as social media), those “images of perfection” are being implemented in our minds subconsciously. Thus, people who cannot achieve those images that their…

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Achieving Without Efforting

Body, Yoga By February 28, 2016 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

“The next pose is called Caterpillar.” My imagination goes wild trying to imagine what the pose might look like as I am waiting for my yoga instructor to show us what we need to do. This is my first time to a Yin yoga class, and I am not quite sure what to expect. The instructor sits on the mat,…

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The Practice of Practicing

The Practice of Practicing

Body, Yoga By October 13, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

After many years of yoga practice, I have come to a conclusion: It takes practice to fall in love, even with yoga. I began my yoga practice in New York City during the winter of 2008. One of the first people I met after moving into the city, was an intriguing man who had just come out of a zen…

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Phone Call – “Stop crying! Moscow doesn’t believe in tears!!”

Phone Call – “Stop crying! Moscow doesn’t believe in tears!!”

Anxiety, Fear, Life, Mind, Stress, Yoga By September 18, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

Mom is having a major surgery in two days… I hang up the phone and sit quietly… Mom’s best friend is coming to be with her that day, Dad has already taken time off work, and my sister will be looking after Mom after she has been released from the hospital. I am on the other end of the globe…

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