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How To Use CBD To Beat Stress & Anxiety

Cannabidiol, also abbreviated as CBD, is the most popular compound of the cannabis plant that’s renowned for its immense therapeutic properties. Experts mostly prescribe CBD for the treatment of diseases that are symptomized by pain, anxiety, inflammation, and seizures.  When it comes to anxiety treatment, there are numerous reasons why you should consider CBD instead […]

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7 Ways CBD Helps You With Meditation

Source: https://unsplash.com/photos/ZARfCYDaVg0 Meditation helps one to go deep within their psyche. Even if one is not ritualistic in approach, they still can derive benefits from meditation therapy, which may be a better focus or at least some level of relaxation in body and mind. Meditation practices are also one of the most popular alternative people […]

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What is Truth; An exploration into the meaning of Arikshitah

    Lesleigh Guinn, RYT 200  By Lesleigh Guinn, RYT 200    Arikshitah; अरिक्स्हितह्e  means “Unprotected or Vulnerable”, in Sanskrit.    There’s a whole slew of asanas (poses) that can evoke the feeling of vulnerability. Standing backbends tend to make people uneasy, understandably. You’re essentially doing a trust fall with yourself. Frog, pigeon, dragon (just to name a few), they tend to […]

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Yin Yoga For the Sacral Chakra with Lesleigh Guinn

Yin yoga is the more relaxing, “counter” practice to the more Yang (or very active) versions of yoga classes. According to Yogiapproved.com yin offers amazing benefits for the connective tissue, bones, joints and other connective tissues. This is a deeply meditative yoga class, and requires you to practice stillness and breath work while maintaining the […]

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Yoga for Low Back Pain: Wind Removing Pose or Pavanamuktasana a great stretch for stiffness & pain

Join Jennifer Dixon ERYT 500 and Authorized Ashtanga Yoga teacher for a quick tutorial on Wind Removing Pose or Pavanamuktasana. Yoga pose for Low Back Pain Wind Removing Pose (Pavanamuktasana) is the pose I found to be the single best pose in helping to relieve my low back pain back when I first started practicing […]

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Yoga Philosophy: The 2nd Niyama, Santosha or Contentment

Join Jennifer Dixon ERYT 500 and Authorized Ashtanga Yoga teacher and Merritt Maloof Plumb Reiki Master and Energy Worker from The Energy Center as they discuss and explore the 8 limbs of yoga, or Ashtanga Yoga. Oftentimes, the physical yoga postures are what bring people to the practice of yoga. However, with a commited practice, […]

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Gong Meditation

Perhaps you have been seeking a way to calm down the squirrels that seem to have taken up residence in your mind lately? During times of high stress levels and uncertainty, it can be very difficult to concentrate let alone sit in stillness, even if we do know how beneficial meditation can be for our […]

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