Monthly Archives: March, 2014

Yoga Moods is Nominated for The Liebster Award!

What a nice surprise I awoke to today!  The wonderful blogger, fellow yoga- and food-lover, Jen, from Sweet Green Kitchen has nominated Yoga Moods for The Liebster Award!  I am so thrilled and honored! The Liebster Award allows us to express appreciation for other bloggers.  It was also created to increase readership for blogs with fewer than 500 followers.   …

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Yoga for Kids!

Do you have any little ones in your life?  What better gift than to introduce them to the practice of yoga?  Kids these days are under a lot of stress, and sometimes adults are not aware of that.  If we can give them tools to deal with this stress, they will live healthier and happier …

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Start Your Day With Sun Salutations and Feel Great!

Sun salutations (surya namaskar) are a series of asanas (poses) included at the beginning of many vinyasa yoga classes.  Learning these poses is a great starting point for a beginner.  They are also a great way to warm up the body, which is very important at the beginning of yoga practice (for new and experienced …

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The Radiance Sutras by Lorin Roche

There is a current of love-energy that flows between Earth below and the Sun above. The central channel of the spine is the riverbed. The streaming is as delicate and powerful as the tingling touch of lovers. Entering there, radiance arches between the above and the below. The whole attention resting in the nerve, tingling …

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Quick Yoga Breaks at Work!

Lots of us work very sedentary office jobs.  It’s pretty standard these days:  arrive early in the morning, turn on the computer and stare at it for about eight hours, then drive home.  Yes!  Finally, we can do some yoga (or other exercise, preferably outdoors) to reverse the long day of sitting.  Lots of us don’t …

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A Few of My Favorite Yoga Products

I, like many yoga practitioners and teachers, am a bit disheartened by the commercialization of yoga.  So much of what yoga is really about gets drowned out by the media telling us how we should look and act.  Yoga is an individual pursuit for a higher consciousness/health.  What you wear, what yoga mat you use, …

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