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Day 15 – 30 Day Yoga Challenge – NAMASTE

Half way! Yoga challengers, how do you feel? Being around the studio so much these past weeks, I’ve noticed so many new faces. I love January for this reason. Everyone is starting fresh, setting goals, and taking their health seriously. As a yoga student, I enjoy the energy new people bring to the practice. As […]

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Getting to the mat isn’t always easy…

Some of the most rewarding things in life are the things you have to work the hardest for… I’ve been practicing yoga since January of 2010 and my biggest challenge has been making it to class regularly. It’s not that I don’t plan to go – it’s always on my calendar at least three times […]

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DETOX FINALE

Excellent work everyone! We completed this challenge.  No doubt we are feeling and looking great.  I’ve seen many of you literally blossom before my own eyes.  You’ve grown stronger and more flexible, your skin is glowing and your eyes are shining. So now what? What does one do after an experience like this? We made […]

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On Going Green

By: Lela Cloud By now, we are neck-deep into the Life Yoga 30 Day Challenge and for many of us, the accompanying nutritional detox.    I think that “challenge” is a good word to describe this process. We’re challenged to make the time for class, even when we’re sore or tired. We’re challenged to come […]

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Day 25: Connecting to a Noble Intention

By: Lela Cloud, Life Yoga Instructor It is vitally important to be clear about and stay connected to your intention, your reason, for participating in and staying committed to the Life 30 Day Yoga Challenge.   Why? Why this challenge? Why now? Is it the massages? One woman participating in the challenge said she won’t […]

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Day 24 – Your Power Playlist

We asked our 30-day challengers to submit a song that they loved to practice to – whether it made them feel powerful and strong or calm and zen:     ‎”the loop” by mimicking birds    wake up by the Arcade Fire    love and happiness – stevie wonder   Anything by Thievery Corporation  Porcelain by Moby  Secrets by one […]

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Day 15: Be Gentle

A few of you mentioned that you felt a bit sore and tired from all the yoga.  Of course this is perfectly normal, especially at first, when your body is getting used to this new you. Feel free to take it easy in class. Skip a few vinyasa in favor of a child’s pose. You […]

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