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Quote from Class

A quote by Sally Kempton, shared in class in February. By improving your ability to fully receive, you will come to notice how many gifts are being offered to you at every moment. The wind in the trees, a stranger’s … Continue reading

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Quotes from Class

“It’s not what we eat but what we digest that makes us strong; not what we gain but what we save that makes us rich; not what we read but what we remember that makes us learned; and not what … Continue reading

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Quote by Pandit Rajmani Taigunait

Pandit Rajmani Taigunait is the spiritual leader of the Himalayan Institute. He says, “According to the Yoga Sutra, only a practice that helps us understand the unique privileges inherent in our body, breath, and mind qualifies as a yoga practice. … Continue reading

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New Trend for Fitness Buffs?

New Trend for Fitness Buffs? Walk and Talk to Walk Your Talk Wellness News www.wellness.com Between work, watching TV, internet surfing or playing computer games, Americans on average are sitting 9.3 hours/day, exceeding the 7.7 hours that we are sleeping. … Continue reading

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Shavasana

The legend of Shavasana concerns a wise and just king who while riding through the woods becomes thirsty.  In his travel he comes upon a sage in deep meditation who does not hear the king’s request for water.  The king … Continue reading

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Savasana

This is an excerpt of an article about savasana written by Amir from the Sun and Moon Studio website. The paradox of Savasana is that while it may seem to be a very easy pose from the outside, internally it is … Continue reading

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Gomukhasana

What is it about a cow that makes us feel that all is right with the world?  For my daughter she believes that cows are loving critters.  She has been collecting cow stuff for years and her room looks like a … Continue reading

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Mother Theresa Quote

The quote that I (Shelly) used in class on Tuesday is actually taken from Mother Teresa.  I would like to use her original quote. Share this:ShareFacebookPrintEmail

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The process is perfect

“When we plant a rose seed in the earth we notice that it is small, but we do not criticize it as rootless and stemless.  We treat it as a seed, giving it the water and nourishment required of a … Continue reading

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Vrikshasana

In Sanskrit, “Vriksha” means tree.  For much of the history of mankind, the tree has been revered as a sacred symbol.  When you look back at the ancient civilizations we find that the Sumerians saw the tree as a temple, a bond between heaven and … Continue reading

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