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Fundamentals of Acro Yoga: Breath, Trust and Letting Go

The first time I practiced Acro yoga was last year this time with Claudine and Honza Lafond of Yoga Beyond during the Inspirational Getaway hosted in Santa Monica, CA. Since then I  wanted to get back and practice with someone I trusted. As I was the base for my friend Ellina I was in control… Continue reading Fundamentals of Acro Yoga: Breath, Trust and Letting Go

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Instagram Giveaway: Eye of the Tiger Mala Beads and OM Essential Oil

Pack Your Mat and the Om Essentials by http://www.briyogi.com is giving away a 108 bead mala necklace acquired in Nepal and a hand blended essential oil. Rules: 1. FOLLOW @packyourmat and @theomessentials 2 Tag 3 or more friends 3. Like this photo (optional: share the photo and love with your friends) Must have a US mailing address;… Continue reading Instagram Giveaway: Eye of the Tiger Mala Beads and OM Essential Oil

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Instagram Giveaway: Manduka eKO SuperLite Travel Yoga Mat

Pack Your Mat is giving away a midnight blue Manduka eKO super Lite Travel Mat Rules – go to http://www.instagram.com/packyourmat 1. Follow @packyourmat  2. Tag 3+ friends 3. Like the photo  Must have US mailing address; Winner chosen 06/03/16.  Overview The eKO SuperLite Mat is a superior travel yoga mat that provides excellent grip. Wherever… Continue reading Instagram Giveaway: Manduka eKO SuperLite Travel Yoga Mat

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LYFT Confessions: The Guy from Juvie, Mexican Grandma and The Girl Who Needed Her Insulin 

Now, did a small part of me stereotype and judge that one from a lower socioeconomic strata will not be tipping me. Yes, of course! Am I proud of that? Not so much. At the end of our ride she pulled out a $5 as would my own grandmother and told me to make sure I buy myself a nice cup of coffee.

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5 Quick Tips On Cultivating Optimism Through Quietly Sitting for 5 Minutes 

In response to the Daily Post Photo Challenge titles Optimistic, I have chosen to display the practice of meditation and how it helps cultivate an optimistic state of mind. Optimism can be easily lost with all the hustle and bustle of our lives. Especially those of us who live in big cities and have to deal with… Continue reading 5 Quick Tips On Cultivating Optimism Through Quietly Sitting for 5 Minutes 

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Look Out For The Presence Of Wonder

How often do you walk without looking at what’s directly in front of you? In fact, how often do you look down?     Have you admired the trees? How their leaves fall? Fell?     What about the water that is around you with the same qualities within you?     What about the air you breathe?… Continue reading Look Out For The Presence Of Wonder