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Left Brain, Right Brain: Balancing Breath Practices

Left Brain, Right Brain: Balancing Breath Practices

Did you know that you don’t breath from both nostrils equally? Truth be told, nostril dominance switches every two to 2.5 hours without any interference from us. Sounds strange, but scientists have studied this phenomena, which the yogis discovered hundreds of years ago.

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Diaphragmatic Breathing for Healthy Aging

Diaphragmatic Breathing for Healthy Aging

Using the shoulders, upper chest, neck and back muscles to inhale creates a shallow and rapid chest breathing pattern. Instead, to breath deeply and fully, we need to use our main breathing muscle, the diaphragm, to engage in belly or diaphragmatic breathing.

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The Amazing Benefits of Yogic Sleep for Mind and Body

The Amazing Benefits of Yogic Sleep for Mind and Body

What if I told you you could do a life-changing yoga practice that never requires you to get up off the floor?The practice of Yoga Nidra is a deeply restful, rejuvenating and healing practice that helps to reduce anxiety, improve cognition and support restful sleep.

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Breathe Easy: Increasing Lung Capacity with Yoga

Breathe Easy: Increasing Lung Capacity with Yoga

If the past few pandemic-ridden years have taught us nothing else, it’s how vital our respiratory health is. As we get older, it becomes even more so because we are more vulnerable to respiratory illnesses due to changes in the vital capacity of the lungs.

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7 Tips for Staying Grounded This Holiday Season

7 Tips for Staying Grounded This Holiday Season

As wonderful as the holidays are, the reality is they aren’t always jolly. By being intentional and practicing a these seven self-care strategies, you can stay steady and grounded throughout the holiday season.

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Bouncing Back: 6 Resilience Building Tools

Bouncing Back: 6 Resilience Building Tools

Let’s face it: getting older requires resilience. Changes due to health, illness, surgery, finances, living arrangements and a host of other factors test our resilience skills. Here are six ways your yoga practice can increase resilience.

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