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Welcome Lucy!

Yoga, the wonder tool for enhancing one’s mental and physical health, is an ideal aid for weight loss. It acts like an aerobic exercise when done at a moderate speed, helping one to get in shape. Try out the best … Continue reading

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Hello from yoga camp!

I’m thankful that the universe is allowing me to stick with my commitment to continuously grow while at my second yoga training with Shiva Rea this year, Fluid Power! Based on her teachings and sequences from her DVD Fluid Power … Continue reading

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Just Say No (Again)

This is the first of five posts on a recent yoga teacher training with Shiva Rea which left me renewed in my love of yoga, myself, and Ayurveda. I survived my first day at Renewal and the Inner Fire – … Continue reading

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core values – draft 1

Today is the first day I have enough front desk staff working and trained since taking over as owner of SDY 4 months ago!  I feel as if a weight has been lifted.  I’m so grateful for my new yogi … Continue reading

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Eating Like a Caveman

After three weeks of eating Paleo style, guest blogger Jesse is back to talk about his experience in eating lots of veggies, fruits, nuts, meats, wine and not eating bread, beans, rice, ice cream, beer, and whiskey. Beer? – No … Continue reading

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No, I’m not yelling at you. YEA stands for Yoga Energy Activism, Shiva Rea’s seva (selfless service) project for the year and the title of one of the classes I took a couple weekends ago at the Yoga Journal Conference … Continue reading

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The Manifesto of a Clean Freak

Things to think about before you embark on a cleanse or any change in your eating habits. What is a cleanse? It is taking the opportunity to clean your insides and give your digestion and major organs a break from … Continue reading

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Good Things Come in 3s

I’m back from travels and have lots to say. You have been forewarned. Prior to my epic three weeks of travel from which I just returned, I had a few crappy days.  I stuck to my morning yoga and meditation … Continue reading

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Bean town

This morning I awoke to an amazing sunrise over the Charles river in Boston, MA. I put my kicheree on my hot plate, cleared my sinuses with my netty pot (this saves me after flying), meditated for 10 min while … Continue reading

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Sneaky yoga

Thoughts from yoga workshop land. This one is for Kira and my fellow yogi friends sharing the mat with me this weekend at the dog. Never underestimate the sneakiness of yoga. Yoga has taught me how to live. I never … Continue reading

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