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Goldilocks & the 3 Yogis

“Yoga sucks!” Is what I said after my 1st yoga experience. After my 2nd, my opinion about yoga did not improve and perhaps got worse. The fairy tale “Goldilocks and the 3 Bears”, a story of a curious girl who broke into a house and tried 3 bowls of porridge, sat on 3 chairs and […]

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Check out these books:

YOGA & MENTAL HEALTH LIBRARY YOGA  PRACTICE 30 Essential Yoga Poses ~Judith Lasater Ashtanga Yoga: The Practice Manual ~David Swenson Kripalu Yoga: A Guide to Practice On & Off the Mat ~Richard Faulds Yoga Anatomy ~Leslie Kaminoff & Amy Matthews Yoga Nidra: The Meditative Heart of Yoga ~Richard Miller PhD Yoga Sequencing ~Mark Stephens YOGA […]

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Workshop: YOGA 101

Are you new to yoga? Do you feel overwhelmed wit the idea of stepping into a crowded yoga class? Do you sometimes feel lost in class? Do you feel some yoga classes are too fast to follow? If you said yes to any of these questions, take a deep breath and register for Chillasana’s Yoga 101 workshop.

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Prop it Up

a guide to using yoga props There are yoga practitioners who shun the use of yoga props because they are not traditional. Traditionally, yoga was practiced by 12 year old Indian boys preparing for meditation practice. Since we are not all built alike and not built like 12 year old boys, I wholeheartedly recommend props […]

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Prepare for Practice

If yoga is new to you, it may be daunting knowing how to take the first step. This guide helps you get ready for your first class.

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Yoga. Yoga. Yoga. Yoga everywhere

a guide to the different styles of yoga According to a national survey conducted in 2012, the number of American adults practicing yoga has doubled over the last decade to 21 million. Over the same period of time, the number of studios opening and classes available has also increased markedly. While it is great Americans […]