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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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1 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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Discovering Yoga Philosophy with Aparigraha, the 5th Yama, or Non-Attachment or Non-Possessiveness.

Join Jennifer Dixon ERYT 500, Authorized Ashtanga Yoga Teacher and Certified Personal Trainer and Merritt Maloof Plumb, Reiki Master and Energy Worker for a conversation on the 5th Yama, Aparigraham which means Non- Attachment or Non-possessiveness. This is the 6th video in our series on the Yamas and Niyamas, which are basically ethical guidelines that […]

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Yoga Philosophy – What is Brahmacharya: Non-Excess the 4th Yama in the 8 Limbs of Yoga

Join Jennifer Dixon ERYT 500 and Authorized Ashtanga Yoga Teacher and Merritt Maloof Plumb Reiki Master and Energy Healer from The Energy Center for a deep dive into the 4th Yama, Brahmacharya. This is week 4 in our discussions on the Yamas (this is an affiliate link.) Sacred Spaces is the new weekly episode release […]

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