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How the Stories Behind the Poses Can Help Bring Your Physical Practice to Life.

Have you ever experienced inexplicable….feelings…in a yoga pose? I’m talking like, everything is fine, and then, BAM!!  Just like lightening striking, some pose comes up in the sequence you’re moving through and you all the sudden want to cry, or hit people?  (maybe I”m the only violent yogi –in frog pose at least.) 😳 I was […]

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On Being the Light…

By Jennifer Dixon MBA ERYT 500 – Just last weekend, we had a new customer to the studio come in to check us out.  She was a super sweet lady and made her first purchase while we were on a break during teacher training.  She chatted with me and one of our trainees and then left […]

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Is Yoga For Me?

By Jennifer Dixon MBA  ERYT 500- Is yoga for me?  This is a question I get in some shape or form almost on a weekly basis.  Trust me, I get it. Before I started yoga, I thought yoga was “for sissies.”  No kidding, I was basically laid up with terrible back pain, and my boyfriend at […]

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The History and Philosophy of Yoga

Foreward by Jennifer Dixon MBA ERYT 500  – As part of the 200 hr Yoga Teacher Training at Thrive Yoga and Wellness, we take a little time to explore what made our favorite practice.  In the west, we use the practice of yoga mainly as a physical exercise to help develop strength, flexibility, body awareness, mobility, […]

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What is Aparigraha?

By Jennifer Dixon MBA ERYT 500 – Since it’s finally gonna start to feel like fall, I’m willing to practice a little Aparigraha and let go of the attachment that I have to be warm and to embrace the beauty that is FALL in Chattanooga, TN, because, truly, we are blessed to live here.  If you […]

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