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Nourish and Restore Sequence

Nourish and Restore in this short practice of five essential poses to help ease the pressures of the holiday season. Feel free to include any additional poses that supports you in your practice. Supta Baddha Konasana Supta Virasana Supta Padangusthasana …

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Yoga, Food and the Urge to Be Light

Anorexia nervosa, an eating disorder that involves the rejection of food, is common in yoga, dance, and athletic communities, especially among women. In the yoga circles in which I travel, I often witness signs of eating disorders, and many women …

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Yoga, Fatigue and Breast Cancer

Today there is a post on the NPR website about how yoga can help reduce breast cancer complications, by reducing fatigue. The statistic that women reported feeling 40% less fatigue when doing yoga is remarkable. This is a good reminder …

Maha Mudra — Great Seal

Instructions: Sit on folded blanket with sole of right foot inside left thigh. Place a strap on the left foot and hold with two hands. Pull on the strap to incline and extend the spine so the chest comes over …

Postpartum Practice

10 to 30 Minute Postpartum Practice by Linda Spackman This postpartum yoga practice is an offering to new mothers who might find the possibility of attending a yoga class in the early weeks of becoming a mother overwhelming. This practice …

Twist Sequence

Taught by Surya Little and Linda Spackman We found inspiration from the following two Sutras: 2.33             Vitarkabadhane pratipaksabhavanam  – Twisting poses are named after ancient sages. When we twist in asana practice, we create grounding from a firm foundation …

Yoga Practice to Support Hormonal Phases

Cultivating Sensitivity: How to Approach Yoga Practice to Support the Phases of the Monthly Hormonal Cycle by Linda Spackman A healthy reproductive system is indicative of overall health. Yoga practice that honors the natural cyclic phases of a woman’s monthly …