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Why Good Posture is Crucial, and Four Easy Steps on how to Improve it Instantly

Did you know that a good posture, for the most part, is a habit?  The good news – is we can change our posture just like any other bad habit!  Change is not always easy, but it is possible.  It requires a few things: 1) awareness, 2) daily practice 3) belief that change is possible.  Finally, and most importantly, take the first step towards a good posture (which you’ve already done) by reading the following post.

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How to Feel Good This Summer Instantly in 10 Easy Steps

I was taking one of my early summer mornings strolls in the forest.  As I was soaking in the shade of the quiet morning sun, I thought about seasons.  Seemingly, autumn, spring, and winter were mellow, but the summer seemed to hit us in one single day, with its quick-burning and growing energy yelling, “Go,

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How to Get Started with Pilates in 3 Days or Less

Introduction: Pilates is one of the most popular forms of exercise in the world, and for a good reason: it’s effective, efficient, and relatively low-impact. But for newcomers, starting a pilates routine can seem daunting. With so many videos, classes, and machines available, how can you be sure you’re picking the right one? And more

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Discovering Your Powerhouse (bonus: Pilates Beginner workout)

You’ve got the power – how to effortlessly engage your powerhouse to empower your body and free your spirit. We try to find balance, ease, and grace throughout our human lives. I believe we live in extraordinary times – the golden age. Our life can be a tool for self-realization. We have the eastern school

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How To Declutter In 5 Simple Steps Fast.

How to Declutter in 5 Simple Steps Fast.

Many of us seek happiness, freedom, and flow in our lives.  Learning how to declutter our physical space will help us on the path.  The best part is that decluttering doesn’t have to be complicated, and the benefits are instant.  Just imagine knowing where your car keys are, not wasting precious brain power on what

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Yoga School 101: Yoga Sutra (1.2) - Shiva Statue

Yoga School 101: Yoga Sutra (1.2)

Yoga Sutras are very poetic, with each sutra being like a magic thread weaving a rug for us to stand and sometimes to fly on. Firstly, Yoga Sutras are highly rational and logical. It is not based on blind belief. Instead, we are asked to practice reasoned convictions to stay on the path, unlike the blind belief that can sway us away like a feather with a wind. As a result, we gain mental clarity through rational knowledge and practice

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Sage Patanjali's intro to yoga

Introduction to Yoga

Yoga is an alchemy of transformation. We can also say that alchemy is the magical process of transformation and creation characterized by the transmutation of ordinary metal into gold.  The practice of yoga is a pathway of transformation.  In other words, when we enter the path of yoga, we embark on the beautiful process of creating a new reality. Yoga can help us to shift our perspective, and consequently change our reality.   So, we rid of the patterns that no longer serve us and adopt new patterns that are in line with our true inner self.

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