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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?

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...

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What is Drishti? baptiste yoga beginners yoga what is drishti what is yoga why yoga yoga for beginners Sep 14, 2022

 What is Drishti?

Drishti is a Sanskrit term that refers to a ‘focused gaze.’ Drishti comes from the Sanskrit root verb ‘dṛṣ’ which means “to see.” Drishti...

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Breath of Joy Pranayama Practice beginners meditation beginners yoga breath practice pranayama Sep 06, 2022

 Breath of Joy Pranayama Practice

There is so much important work happening for our bodies when we do yoga. Practicing the actual yoga postures is one thing, but breathing consciously while...

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Why I do yoga--reason #1 12 step recovery baptiste yoga beginners yoga why yoga yoga yoga practice Aug 31, 2022

Why I do Yoga

Over the years I have cultivated a yoga practice that I feel proud to call my own. It has taken different twists and turns, but most importantly, it’s consistent. Consistency...

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What is child's Pose? (with modifications) baptiste yoga beginners yoga breath child's pose help listening modification variation Aug 23, 2022

 

The meme became very popular around the internet a couple years ago. Honestly, it gives me a pretty good laugh, because it’s true. You can take child’s pose anytime you need...

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Why Should I meditate? beginners meditation beginners yoga meditation meditation for beginners why should i meditate? Aug 09, 2022

Why should I meditate?

Meditation has become a buzzword lately. Everyone thinks they should meditate, and yet, thinking is exactly the problem. The sages say that learning to tame the mind and...

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How do I modify a Sun Salutation? 5 Sun Salutation Modifications for Beginners beginners yoga modification oregon portland what is a sun salutation yoga and twelve step recovery yoga for beginners Aug 02, 2022

What is a Sun Salutation?

On the day of writing this, I’ve taught somewhere in the ballpark of over 1,000 yoga classes. In the span of that time, I have met and worked with a lot of people....

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What is yoga? beginners yoga breath help meditation oregon principles self help student teacher what is yoga yoga yoga and twelve step recovery yoga for beginners yoga practice Jul 28, 2022

WHAT IS YOGA?

It took me about 10 years of exposure to yoga before I ever enjoyed my first class. 

My first experiences with yoga were frankly, terrible

On most occasions, I would try a yoga...

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