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Restful Yoga 2015 – February #7

The Pose – by – Pose:  Seated meditation Butterfly forward fold Easy inversion at the wall Gentle twist to the right Figure 4 to the left Repeat poses 4-5 on second side Straddle at the wall Savasana *Notes from a

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Restful Yoga 2014 – November #2

The Pose – by – Pose:  Seated meditation Butterfly forward fold Blocked bum butterfly Knock knees Figure 4 twist (left) Knock knees Figure 4 twist (right) Knock knees Hero / saddle Child’s pose Supported fish Spinal twist (both sides) Savasana

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Restful Yoga 2014 – November #1

The Pose – by – Pose:  Seated meditation (belly breathing) Wrist love (circles, stretches) Butterfly forward fold Blocked bum butterfly Figure 4 twist (both sides) Supported fish Savasana *Notes from a Restful yoga class at Barre & Soul in Melrose

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Restful Yoga 2014 – April #2

The Pose – by – Pose: Stonehenge Strapped hamstring Subtle cross the body Figure 4 twist Reclining butterfly Repeat #2-4 on second side Seated meditation Table Anahata Child’s pose Tadpole (wide knee child’s pose) Option to move to frog Savasana

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Restful Flow 2014 – March #1

The Pose – by – Pose: Supta boddhakonasana / reclining butterfly (knees supported with blocks) Strapped leg stretch Straight up To the same side (as lifted leg) Figure four Figure four twist (with foot plant) Dragon / lunge Embryo (knees

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Restful Yoga 2013 – November #2

The Pose – by – Pose Supported bridge > legs extended or knock knees Arta savasana Half wind relieving pose – left knee to chest Half happy baby – left side Figure 4 on the left figure 4 twist Poses

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Our Minds, Ourselves

Rising out of the feminist movement, the original Our Bodies, Ourselves was an informational pamphlet on women’s issues for women.  Frustrated by the lack of information on these issues, and angered by the notion that we should just trust our

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Restful Flow 2013 – May #1

The Pose- by – Pose Fish Butterfly over bolster Wide legged child’s Frog (option to stay in child’s pose) Table Cat / Cow Tilts Anahata Table Pigeon / Figure 4 – Left Side Child’s pose / knocked knees Pigeon /

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Lessons Learned, Lessons Refocused

What am I learning? When faced with an uncomfortable situation, this question inevitably comes up.  Asking “what am I learning” forces the mind out of the victimhood mindset into a place of reflection.  This process alone is significant.  In asking

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Death is for the Living

This past weekend I lost a dear and long-time friend.  She fought a year-long battle with cancer, and despite her upbeat attitude and stubborn, spirited desire to live, she’s gone from this life.  Yes, given the nature of her diagnosis,

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