Jennifer Dixon, Author at Thrive Yoga and Wellness

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The Benefits of Yoga for Trauma

The Yogic Approach to Trauma and Healing Sign Up by Mandie Muscato MS NIC RYT 200″It is not so much the event itself that causes the Trauma, but how One deals with, and copes during the aftermath of such events, that will determine the level of trauma that gets lodged into the body’s cells.” Judith […]

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Strawberries–The Queen of Berries

by Kristy Dusevic CHC In Honor of Our Country’s Birthday, I thought we could keep the berry conversation going with some education on an Independence Day (or ANY Day) Treat… If blueberries are thought to be the King of berries than these juicy red berries are definitely our Queen. It’s hard to imagine but the end of our […]

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What is Aerial Yoga?

by Rebecca Balch RYT 200  When I tell people that I teach aerial yoga, I often get asked that question. At first, I would say that its basic Hatha yoga using the aerial sling as a prop. I have taught aerial yoga that way for years. I had training that focused on individual poses. However, […]

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Types of Yoga Explained

Types of YogaAn Explanation of Yoga Classes in Our Studio Jennifer Dixon MBA ERYT 500  One of the questions we receive most in the studio is about the various types of yoga that we offer in the studio.  Trust me, I get it.  When I first discovered yoga all I knew was the Hot Yoga, or […]

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Blueberries – The King of Berries

by Kristy Dusevic CHC Have you guys noticed the abundance of little blue berries everywhere you look the last week or two?  Yup, it’s the season.  Dare I say, the BEST season?  It’s BLUEBERRY time in Tennessee!  We are so lucky to live in an area where blueberries really flourish, and our growing season is long–which […]

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What is Kundalini Yoga?

Kundalini YogaAn Introduction Contributed by Missy Cruthfield RYT 200Jennifer Dixon MBA ERYT 500 Our very own recent graduate and studio member, Missy Crutchfield is currently on location in Crete, Greece getting certified in Kundalini Yoga with Maya Fiennes.Kundalini is relatively new to our area and definitely to our studio, so I thought I would spend a […]

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Strategies for Balance

[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Hero_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] by Jennifer Dixon MBA ERYT 500 and Monika Patel DPT   Balance, we can’t live without it, but we love to curse it.  Whether it’s learning to walk (think of all the bruises little toddlers come up with when they are learning to balance!), balance on one foot, or balance on your head–the […]

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Blackberries – Nature’s Power House

[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Headline_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] Summertime, it really is one of the best times of year.  The days are longer, so we can stay moving and active outside longer.   The temperatures are warmer so it invites us to jump into the pool or lake to cool off after all the fun things we are doing outside… With the […]

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Three (legal) Backyard Herbs that help Combat Stress

[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Hero_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] [siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Headline_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] [siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widgets_Testimonials_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] [siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Headline_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] If you’re not into hunting down flowers or gardening, there are easy ways you can incorporate these natural, healing herbs into your daily life.  Here are a few of my favorite things.  (this is an affiliate link) Honey Lavender Tea  I love this one, it makes me […]

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How you CAN Improve Balance

[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] You Aren’t just Born Un-Coordinated…oh wait, you ARE!  We ALL are… In today’s Guest Blog Post, Monika Patel DPT talks about Balance, about how we have to consciously make an effort to improve balance, and yes, how you CAN improve your relationship with gravity. Balance is tough.   Just look at my 10 month […]

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