Whispers & Screams

"When you listen to your body whisper, you don't have to hear it scream."  Author Unknown As a yoga instructor I often encourage students to listen to their bodies and it's for this very reason.  When we listen to and honor the subtleties, physical sensations, the breath, the quiet voice within, emotions and intuition (innate intelligence deep within us all), we can prevent our body's "screams" and the risk of injury in our practice.  Learning from past experience is also…

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So What is this Scaravelli Yoga? By Marc Woolford

I wanted to share the below article because Marc is an awesome teacher I have had the privileged and pleasure of working with for a brief weekend.  I hope he returns to the states soon so that I may learn more from him.  He has a wonderful teaching style and way of expressing Vanda's message and how yoga has inspired him.  Enjoy! So What is this Scaravelli Yoga? Vanda Scaravelli was an inspired and inspiring woman, who came to yoga…

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Snowed In

After 4 days of ice, snow and very little sun shine there is hope!  The sun is out, the temperature today is predicted to be at least 40 degrees and I can hear the a steady stream of water off my roof, proof that the snow and ice is melting.  After 4 straight days with temperatures in the 20's I am ready for arctic blast 2011 to melt away!  There is talk of more cold temperatures and ice/snow in the…

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