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Greatness in the New Year

Happy Happy Happy New Year!  What do you want in 2021? Each year on or around January 1, we get the opportunity to make something–anything–EVERYTHING out of what’s before us. January 1, 2020, we all had some pretty wild and crazy ideas of what the year would hold…I’m pretty sure none of them included lock downs, … Read more

How to Live in Non-Attachment: Aparigraha in Real Life

How are you holding up? Between the full moon, elections, and colder temps, there has been a LOT to process! Thankfully, it warmed up just a bit yesterday and this weekend will be nice enough to get us acclimated a bit more to the new seasons.  I don’t know about you, but I prefer gradual … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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, … Read more

Yoga Philosophy: The Niyama Saucha or Purity

Join Jennifer Dixon ERYT 500, Authorized Ashtanga Teacher and Certified Personal Trainer and Merritt Maloof Plumb from The Energy Center, a Wholistic Energy Healer for a discussion on the second limb of yoga, the Niyamas, specifically, Saucha or Purity. In this episode, we explore the first Niyama, Saucha, which means Purity. Purity happens on the … Read more