July 2018 - Thrive Yoga and Wellness

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What is Yin Yoga and Why do We Need it?

By Dawn Zoll RYT 200. Yin yoga is a style of yoga that aims to increase mobility and flexibility by targeting the deepest tissues in our body; namely, the joints, ligaments and layers of fascia that are embedded throughout.  This is accomplished through long held, static poses, typically done seated or lying down. Often, people […]

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Pregnancy and Yoga

I was never one of those women that just loved being pregnant.  I know plenty of you exist, but frankly, I can’t remember ever being like, “oh my gosh, this feels GREAT!”  On the contrary, I was the mom to be that had near constant fatigue, round ligament pain, indigestion, nausea, constipation–the list goes on. […]

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Staying Healthy While Traveling

By Jennifer Dixon MBA ERYT 500 Recently, my husband and I packed our two small children up (which is a feat in and of itself) and headed to Atlanta to catch a flight up to New Jersey.  For those of you that have traveled with children, I am sure you’re sorta wincing at this point. […]

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What Does it Mean to Thrive?

By Jennifer Dixon MBA ERYT 500 When you google the word Thrive, this is what you get: THrīv/verb(of a child, animal, or plant) grow or develop well or vigorously.“the new baby thrived”prosper; flourish.“education groups thrive on organization”synonyms:flourish, prosper, burgeon, bloom, blossom, mushroom, do well, advance, succeed, boom More When trying to decide on a name […]

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Thrive Yoga can help Parkinson's symptoms

Parkinson’s Disease – How Yoga Can Help

  The disease is degenerative and tends to happen in stages. The onset often occurs during a person’s middle age years. Parkinson’s disease (PD) is often inherited. The great news is that your lifestyle choices can drastically reduce your odds of developing Parkinson’s disease (PD) and they can also reduce the symptoms associated with PD. […]

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What is Power Yoga?

Power yoga is something that we made up.  Yup, us westerners went and put a twist on a practice that had already been around for millennia…I guess because we thought it wasn’t tough enough… (I wish you guys could see my smirk.) Back in the 80s, a handful of teachers began modifying yoga as it was […]

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