Yoga Heals the Heart

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Does yoga heal? Yes. Yes, it does.

Studies have shown with the mental and physical principles of yoga have shown those that practice at least a few times reduces stress and possibly depression. Thanks to deep breathing. That strong Ujjyai breathing helps with the breath called pranayama. Prana – life force (breath) and yama – “control” or “restriction”. When practicing ujjyai breathing you take a deep inhalation followed by a deep exhalation, to open yourself up ...

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Sit back and reflect

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As Fall/Winter quickly approaches here in the great Pacific Northwest the holidays are literally right around the corner then 2019 will be knocking on our door welcoming us into the new year. I’m not ready. I barely saw summer, next thing I knew it was September then October and I’m sitting here with my big cup of coffee contemplating of what is the purpose of this blog.

This month has been hard ...

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Let’s get personal shall we?

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“What has yoga done for you?”

One of the most common questions I get since I began practicing and working at the studio. I had originally started practicing Bikram yoga learning the basic foundations of yoga such breathing, balancing and understanding the core of yoga and why I should do it. In the beginning it was solely for the purpose of losing weight. I had body esteem issues and I just ...

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Finding your inner Butisattvas

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Buti Yoga – One of the newest yoga trends that is hot and it doesn’t look like it’s going to slow down folks. What is Buti Yoga you may ask?

“Buti” is a Marathi Indian term for “the cure to something that’s been hidden away or kept secret.” Buti is a practice of going within to discover your true power and full potential. It becomes the cure to any previous disillusionments of ...

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Happy Springtime Everyone!!

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Happy Springtime! Say hello to warmer weather and longer sunny days..

With spring here comes spring break for a lot of kids. Mom and Dad fear no more!! We have Kids Yoga to the rescue!! Both of our studios (Bellevue and Eastgate) offer kids yoga every Saturday at 10:30 am taught by our awesome teachers: Sarah Howbert (Bellevue), Melissa Hammons (Bellevue) and Viriya Reichersamer (Eastgate).

Children these days have more pressures from school, friends ...

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Yoga Comes Together for Mason and You Can Help!

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Yoga Cares

Supporting Mason and How You Can Help!

I love our yoga community. We all came together last Friday to honor Mason Gordon — he’s only 11 years old and suffers from an inoperable malignant brain tumor — and his family, and to raise money to help with their challenges in making ends meet as a result of Mason’s battle with cancer. Mason’s mom, Lindsey is ...

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Interview with Yoga Teacher, Tiffany Thompson

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Today I have a little treat! How do I stay in great shape? Well besides cardio, I don’t really need to get into weight training anymore because I have a little secret and its obviously…. power yoga. I practice power or hatha maybe 4-5 times a week and it makes me in the best shape. More then the strength I’ve gained from all this hot yoga and cardio is ...

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