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Open your heart: 10 Minute Restorative Yoga Video Sequence

This 10 minute restorative yoga sequence with stimulate the 4th chakra, quiet the mind, and reset the senses.

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Go Deep with Restorative Yoga: 3 Postures to Nurture your Spirit

When I first started doing yoga back in 1998, I never even knew restorative yoga existed. I was an aspiring actress, therefore my mission in life was to impress everyone I saw, feel important, and become a size zero (last being most important).…
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Reverse Warrior: Get long and slender with this beauty

 Rule #1,  you may want to practice this pose on flat ground not in a body of water Reverse warrior (Viparita Virabhadrasana) I love poses that stretch the side body making for a long, lean, physique. Whenever I practice reverse warrior…
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A Tumble-tious Love affair: How to do Handstand

Yoga: That's why they call it a practice. Stretching and strengthening your body in the right areas will help you get closer and closer to going upside down. With handstand, so much of it is fear based. Phew! Talk about practicing yoga on…
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Chaturanga Dandasana for beginners: How to do it

 Chaturanga is practiced quite often in a vinyasa yoga class yet so many have difficulties with the posture. Here is what helped me. I’ll never forget the first yoga class I took about 14 years ago in Los Angeles. The teacher went into…
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Psoas I was saying....Best stretch for this muscle

....protect this muscle, cuz it protects you! Oh that sweet psoas muscle. Where is it, and why should we even care? Well first off, we all have one. The psoas is a deep core muscle that begins at the outside of every lumbar vertebra, across…
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How to do revolved triangle pose for beginners

 Taking a spin in revolved triangle pose is one of the best ways to detoxify the body One of my favorite sequences to teach is a whole-body detoxification class where I love to say “you’re ringing yourselves out like sponges," just so…
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Best post-run stretch

 Hip streches are one of the best post run stretches around, if practiced correctly Oh the dreaded standing hip stretch! The hips are the storage tank for a lot of our physical and emotional baggage. After a run we get that baggage nice…
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Extended Side Angle Pose for Beginners

 How to do extended side angle pose for beginners. Yoga means listening to your body when it talks to you. If ever a pose feels like too much, just back away and breathe. Uttita Parsvakonasana translates to extended, side, flank, angle.…
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My favorite 3 yoga poses..

​If I only had time to do 3 yoga poses, here's what they'd be...

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How to do Tree Pose

 The whole world is on the tips of your branches in beautiful tree pose. How do you stay grounded when you just wanna fly?!  When the world pulls us every which way, and we can’t seem to be still. Whether it be a demanding day, lack of…
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How to do Warrior 2 for beginners

 The proud and beautiful warrior 2 is within reach if you learn to build the pose step by step Feeling a lack of energy, weak, upset, confused? ….then climb on into Warrior 2, for all your capricious needs! Warrior 2, (or Virabhadrasana…