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Integrate and Chill 12 step recovery baptiste yoga integration podcast recovery vinyasa yoga yoga and yoga practice youtube Jan 16, 2023

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Did you hear the amazing news that Katie Presley is joining the Luminous Recovery Yoga teaching schedule?

I can’t tell you how happy this makes me. Wait, yes I can (this...

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Integration for the New Year 12 step recovery baptiste yoga beginners yoga integration recovery vinyasa yoga yoga yoga and twelve step recovery Jan 02, 2023

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One major change that occurred for me in 2022 was finding sobriety.

As of writing this, I have 137 days weed and alcohol free.

On New Year's Eve I had the honor of being the...

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Accept the Things I Cannot Change--Serenity Prayer Part 1 12 step recovery acceptance addiction baptiste yoga change podcast recovery self acceptance serenity prayer Dec 19, 2022

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Maybe you can relate—The end of the year always brings up a lot of reflection time for me. 

Honestly, if you would’ve asked me this time last year how my life...

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...that's when I hit the wall (a story about balance) balance baptiste yoga beginners yoga effort what is yoga whole yoga is hard yoga pose Dec 12, 2022

I’ll never forget the time I was in a hard af hot yoga class with a challenging teacher.

I was holding a crescent lunge twist and the teacher kept encouraging us to go deeper.

I was deep...

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Savasana as a Revolutionary Act 12 step recovery baptiste yoga beginners yoga savasana yoga and twelve step recovery Nov 21, 2022

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Early on in my yoga practice a discussion about savasana had come up one day while at the yoga studio. I said to the person with whom I was speaking that “I’m not...

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J.A.D.E.--Justify, Argue, Defend, Explain 12 step recovery baptiste yoga beginners yoga recovery yoga and twelve step recovery Nov 14, 2022

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If you listen to my weekly podcast, you know that I love a good acronym! Acronyms are a type of mnemonic device that can help increase your ability to recall and retain...

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Neti, Neti (Not that, Not that) 12 step recovery baptiste yoga recovery what is yoga yoga and twelve step recovery Nov 07, 2022

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Remember that saying we’re “human beings not human doings”? Cliches may feel trite and overused, but they remain true for many of us.

Maybe you can...

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How to modify a sun salutation with cat/cow baptiste yoga beginners yoga vinyasa yoga what is a sun salutation Oct 26, 2022

Yoga teachers like to tell their students that yoga is a 5,000 year old practice. This is common folklore to hear around the American yoga studio. Historical evidence tells us that yoga dates back...

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What is vinyasa flow yoga? baptiste yoga beginners yoga vinyasa yoga yoga for beginners Oct 12, 2022

What is vinyasa yoga, flow yoga, or vinyasa flow yoga? These are all things you might see on any yoga studio schedule in America. Sometimes, reading a yoga studio schedule can feel like a mystery....

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What is downward facing dog? baptiste yoga beginners yoga downward facing dog yoga and twelve step recovery yoga for beginners yoga pose Oct 05, 2022

 Downward facing dog is a capstone pose. We take this pose so frequently in yoga practice, returning to it over and over again. If you practice in the style of vinyasa yoga, which is what I...

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Why I do yoga--reason #2 addiction baptiste yoga codependency sensation why yoga Sep 28, 2022

I do yoga for many reasons, but today I want to share about yoga and sensation. The practice of yoga teaches me how to feel sensations in my body. This may sound simple, and really, it is. As a...

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Can yoga help with weight loss? baptiste yoga beginners yoga what is yoga yoga for weight loss Sep 21, 2022

Can yoga help with weight loss? This is a question that I’ve been asked many times before and the short answer to this question is ‘yes.’ I lost 150 pounds to be exact. Back in...

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