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The Purpose of Yoga

Yoga is for self-fulfillment. Yoga practice is about self-awareness. It serves a purpose to balance misunderstandings and misperceptions. It develops the knowing, the clarity, and the being, increasing accuracy in knowing yourself. Yoga is a view or perspective, and...

What is Restorative Yoga?

    by Kristen Hubbard Restorative Yoga uses blankets, pillows, and other props to allow the body to fully and comfortably relax into each pose, often resting in each pose for 3 or more minutes. Through these fully supported body positions, breath awareness,...

Yoga Can Make You Cry (and that’s a good thing)

  At a recent evening Vinyasa Yoga class, I experienced a good, old fashioned “yoga cry”. It felt great. I didn’t try to push it aside or act like it wasn’t happening. I didn’t care that everyone else could see. Okay, maybe I did a little bit. But, in the car, on...