Category: Yoga for Every Day

New Year, New Habit

Paloma Chavez
newyearresolution.jpgIt is not just about showing up on the mat; it is about how you work with your mind and the experience. – Cyndi Lee So have you done it to yourself again, started the year with a lengthy list of “resolutions” for the New Year? Well you are not alone or uncommon. It is our human instinct to want to seek change and growth and to try to achieve them all in one year. We desire...
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A Dedication Apart

Paloma Chavez
buddha1.jpgEach of us has a reason for practicing yoga. Whether for physical or spiritual goals, we may not imagine that it is what it is actually saving our lives. However for many people who are challenged with a chronic illness that may very well be their answer. For Michael McColly being HIV positive has been the catalyst to transform his daily life. For him this has not been a death sentence...
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Yoga Behind the Wheel

Paloma Chavez
yoga in car.jpgSo if you are driving along the highway and you happen to see a person in the next slow moving vehicle bobbing and circling his head in a figure eight, then you might have come across the unique idea in yoga – Drivetime Yoga. It might seem a bit crazy or enlightening. Consider the number of people furiously running the road trying to cut another two minutes off of their...
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Audio Yoga Postcards – 52 Weekly eGrams

Paloma Chavez
Yoga PostcardsWow! What an exciting week it's been for us here at YogaHub as we've finally put the finishing touches on an exciting new project we've been working on for several months. Our new Audio Yoga eGrams are a 52-week postcard series incorporating creative imagery, motivational quotes and approximately 60 seconds of audio yoga tips to inspire you and help keep you focused on your own personal yoga...

Award Winning Disabled Yoga Teacher

Paloma Chavez
“It took a devastating car accident, paralysis from the chest down, and dependence on a wheelchair before I truly realized the importance of my body.” -Matthew Sanford After suffering a car accident when he was 13, which caused him to be paralyzed from the waist down, Matthew Sanford refused to allow his circumstances to limit his ability. With that strength of mind, he ultimately exhibited the vision and courage to recreate his life for the benefit...

Slow Down, You Move Too Fast!

Margaret Kruszewska
Summer insists languidness (as in "lacking quickness of movement"), which may be cause for concern for many of us multi-fast-track accelerating to the finish line types. Especially being an independent with a laptop! Not getting official time-off, I have to remind myself to take a whole day off every once in a while. Having out of town guests helps, as it gives me more incentive to explore some off the freeway place with an intriguing name -...

Mind, Breath, Body in Yoga

Margaret Kruszewska
What is it that makes yoga so effective? How is it different from working out or stretching or other forms of relaxation? Why must definitions and explanations of yoga include diverse interpretations from philosophical works, sacred texts and living traditions? (more…)
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Yoga While on Vacation

Margaret Kruszewska
MS_yoga-while-vacation.JPGIt takes me a while to get the hang of it -- being on vacation -- but slowly I let go of my daily routine and "let the good times roll" (yes, I am in New Orleans!). My yoga "routine" too. Yes, that's what I said. I'm not doing yoga this week because, well, I'm here to sit along the River and dance till my feet hurt and sample beignets and spicy collard greens. ...
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Yoga and Sleep

Margaret Kruszewska
yoga and sleepSleep is the best medicine. (And I don't mean the medicated kind, despite the annoying pop-up ads that may find their way onto this web site. My apologies, I have no control over these ad searches but I repeat I do not advocate use of sleeping pills.) Even though we're still not quite sure what happens during the sleep state, we know when we've gotten enough sleep to feel healthy....
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