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My Love Affair with Toe Spreaders

I’ve been using toe spreaders for several years, ever since I realized what damage conventional shoes, especially heels, had on my feet. Plus having mobile toes is very helpful in yoga! I even bring them to my pedicure appointments to avoid the disposable foam ones. I can’t think of anyone I know who wouldn’t benefit… Continue reading My Love Affair with Toe Spreaders

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Yoga Foundations: Tadasana & Urdhva Hastasana

Yoga means union. The goal of yoga is to unite the body, mind, and spirit of the individual so that the individual may unite with others in the realization that we are all one. To become one with others it is important to be at peace within. In the physical asana practice, the focus is… Continue reading Yoga Foundations: Tadasana & Urdhva Hastasana

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Yoga Foundations: Upward & Downward Facing Dog

  Originally published on Dallas Yoga Magazine The practice of yoga is a challenging one. It requires strength and flexibility in both the body and the mind. The body will refuse to do something if the mind believes it can't. It truly is an exercise in mind over matter. Many of the postures ask the body… Continue reading Yoga Foundations: Upward & Downward Facing Dog

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Yoga Foundations: Plank to Chaturanga

Originally published in Dallas Yoga Magazine: Yoga has been sweeping the country in recent decades. The practice is accessible to all ages and abilities and offers a myriad of benefits for both physical and mental well-being. The most popular form of yoga in America by far is Vinyasa Flow which connects breath with movement. Unfortunately, in… Continue reading Yoga Foundations: Plank to Chaturanga