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Posted by | March 7, 2018
Yoga for Beginners

Trying new things can be fun. It can expand your thinking and skill set, and introduce you to new people. It can also be somewhat anxiety producing. If you’re thinking...

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Posted by | May 24, 2017
Student Spotlight: Rachel Webb

Meet Rachel Webb, a pediatric registered nurse, fur-baby mama and recent graduate of The House of Yogi 200-Hour Teacher Training. Rachel is a sassy redhead who was initially drawn to yoga only...

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Posted by | April 27, 2017
Teacher Spotlight: Zoë Freedman

Zoë is a much-loved instructor at The House of Yogi. If you’ve met her, you understand why. Zoë is bubbly and extroverted; her zest for life is palpable, and quite...

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Posted by | April 11, 2017
Yoga Poses: Eagle Pose (Garudasana)

Garudasana, (gah-rue-DAHS-anna) garuda=king of birds, asana = pose Eagle pose is a standing balancing yoga posture.  It’s one of the 84 original asanas listed in the Hatha Yoga Pradipika, which...

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Posted by | March 8, 2017
Yoga Poses: Warrior 1

Virabhadrasana eka (veer-ah-bah-DRAHS-anna eka) Vira = hero/courage, bhadra = auspicious, asana = pose, eka = one Warrior 1 pose is a foundational yoga pose that is often included in vinyasa...

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Posted by | January 26, 2017
Yoga Poses: Revolved Chair Pose

It’s still January -- a good month to look toward health and detoxification. In the yoga world, twists are often touted to be especially effective for detoxification; but contrary to what...

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Posted by | September 28, 2016
How Hot is Too Hot? Hot vs Not

Hot yoga -- many of us have tried it. Or practiced it for years. Or still practice it. Some of us won’t practice anything but hot yoga. I mean, c’mon,...

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Posted by | May 6, 2016
Warrior Pose, aka Motherhood

Ah, Mother’s Day -- that yearly reminder of what’s never really forgotten. I mean, the fact that you’re a mom doesn’t slip your mind, does it? Or at least not...

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Posted by | December 31, 2014
Focus on…Chaturanga Dandasana

I've long seen students practicing a variety of chaturangas where their alignment is not optimal to prevent an injury surfacing over time. As a result, and in an effort to...

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