Author Archive: Jennifer

New Beginnings, Continued Passion

Hi! I hope you’re enjoying life. I haven’t posted here in a long while, so I wanted to check in. Change is in the air, and “Yoga Moods” is evolving. Yoga is still an integral part of my life. However, I’m currently focused on health coaching and herbalism. Please keep in touch if you are …

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Self-love is where transformation begins

Hi All! I am excited to share something I have been working towards for a long time. I hope my words will resonate with you and bring some hope to your day! Empowering others to take charge of their own health, naturally, is my life’s purpose. Nothing makes me happier than seeing others succeed and …

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Have You Ever Seen Yoga Like THIS?

What do you feel when you watch this? See the entire documentary here.

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Yoga Sequence for Letting Go

Holding on to something you don’t need? Grief, pain, or guilt that won’t seem to leave you alone? Life requires letting go. We all experience loss from time to time. Sometimes we regret our own actions or words. Each mistake is a lesson and an opportunity to become a better person. Each loss is a …

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What is Yoga?

What is Yoga? ~ Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, Alistair Shearer Yoga is a way to restore our lost wholeness, our integrity as complete human beings, by unifying the personality around a center that is silent, unbounded, spacious, and joyful.  The techniques of yoga are methods of purifying the nervous system so that it can reflect …

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When Darkness Appears

When and how has your dark side appeared to you? What behaviors, words, and thoughts have arisen? What were the triggering situations? What did you do about it? Should you have better control the next time that darkness is accessed? How can you transform “negative” feelings of anger, depression, greed, guilt, jealousy, shame, etc. into something useful? …

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Banish Stress: Amygdala Reprogramming

Stress causes all sorts of health havoc. It’s important to know how to handle its inevitable triggers. I learned this following “amygdala reprogramming” exercise from a doctor of public health. Just an idea to try the next time you find yourself in a stressful situation.  The amygdala is in the lower part of the brain and …

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Excited to Announce New Yoga Classes!

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The Body Knows & The Body Remembers

Estés, Clarissa Pinkola. 1995. “Women Who Run With the Wolves.” Chapter 7: Joyous Body: The Wild Flesh (p. 214).

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New Moon Ritual: Fertile Darkness

With the June new moon approaching, I’d like to dedicate this post to the new moon ritual.   http://i1.wp.com/www.universetoday.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/double_conjunction.jpg People throughout history have been guided by the moon.  From its role in the creation of calendars and tidal charts to its reputation for its effect on our emotions, behavior, and energy levels, the moon has always had a strong influence …

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