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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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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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What is Cortisol?

Stress. It’s basically what just about every person that visits the studio says they want help managing. Stress is tension, felt physically or emotionally, and it seems to go hand in hand with daily life now. Whether you are a 16 year old student studying for a Pre-Cal exam or a 36 yr old trying […]

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What are Chakras?

Have you ever heard your yoga teacher talk about Chakras and thought, “What in the world is that hippie talking about?” (or, maybe that was just me.) This year, Thrive Yoga and Wellness decided to join over a half a million other people to finish the year strong, and joined the #last90days movement, but we […]

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The Root Chakra

Welcome to the first of a 7 week series diving deep into the Chakras as part of the Thrive Last 90 days challenge! If you prefer to just listen and/or watch, check out this video where Lesleigh, Jennifer and Merrit all discuss our Root Chakra. By Lesleigh Guinn RYT 200 Here is the definition of […]

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