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Benefits of Starting the Day with Yoga

The Benefits of Starting the Day with Yoga By Jessica Proulx   It is not always easy to rise with the sun, and just like changing any other habit, there are a million reasons that your brain will give you to keep doing what you’re doing.  If you have been waking up the same way and doing the same thing each morning, and you don’t feel great doing it, perhaps that means it is time

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Create a healthy Workplace

Create a Healthy Workplace Creating a healthy lifestyle at home is, or often could and should, be a priority. Taking time every day to move your body, drink plenty of water, take moments for relaxation, and eating healthy, whole foods can give more energy, increase health for ourselves and our family, and just gives a better overall sense of wellbeing. WORK- can be an entirely different story! We are all guilty of the donut in

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Reentry

Reentry. Overcoming the pains of returning from Retreat.   I woke up this morning, not to the sound of monkeys and the light of sunrise, but to the glow of the television and the saddened tones of newscasters discussing the most recent mishandling of our democracy. I woke up this morning, and instead of sitting atop the roof of a beautiful Italian/ Costa Rican hostess, I began, with haste, to brush, wash, gather, dress, and

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7 Reasons to do Yin Yoga

By: Jessica Proulx Yin Yoga is one of those “things” in the yoga practice that my students are always afraid to try. As soon as you explain it as a “practice of long holding of gentle expressions of postures” they give you the look, and you know you have just turned them off. But how else do you explain it to someone in a way that they will understand its benefits without thinking about the

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