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How to Do Downward Facing Dog

Downward Facing DogAdho Mukha Svanasana  Downward Facing Dog or Adho Mukha Svanasana just may be the most well-known yoga pose, possibly thanks to our furry friends, who have a claim on the name of...

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Balance the Gunas and Cultivate Goodness

Balance the Gunas and Cultivate Goodness The Gunas are three basic characteristics that are present in all things to varying degrees. They are present in our psychology and physiology as well as in...

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With New Year Resolutions Come Rituals

10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2 …   Counting down to midnight, champagne toasts, and metallic shades of silver and gold have all become linked with our idea of a New Year’s celebration. Celebrated...

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An Intro to Ayurveda

An Intro to Ayurvedaby Hannah Aylward   As yogis, we have heard a few Sanksrit terms, like namaste, chaturanga, and savasana. You may be familiar with the sacred texts of the Vedas, or “Books of...

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Good-for-Your-Gut Recipes that You Need to Pack for Lunch Starting Now

Good-for-Your-Gut Recipes that You Need to Pack for Lunch Starting Nowby Hannah Aylward   Eating well when living a busy and full life can be difficult. We have work, school, kids, errands,...

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From the Archive: Managing Migraines

From the Archive: Managing Migraines   Migraines can truly get in the way of your day-to-day routine, not to mention cause you physical distress and throbbing pain. The experience of a migraine is...

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New Year Reflection + Intention Setting

Looking Back to Move Forward: 2019 Reflection + Intention Settingby Hannah Aylward  It is that time of year when we start thinking about the new year ahead and reflect on our intentions.What we want...

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Superfood Hot Chocolate Recipe

Happy #NationalCocoaDayby Hannah Aylward  My friends, it is officially National Cocoa Day! Could there be a better day?  To celebrate, I figured I would share the best hot chocolate recipe … ever. It...

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How to Do Bridge Pose

How to Do Bridge PoseSetu Bandha Sarvangasana  Ah, bridge pose — it can be energizing or restorative depending on the setting.Bridge pose stretches the neck, creates space in the spine, opens the...

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Holiday Party Guide: Making Healthy Choices

Holiday Party Guide: Making Healthy ChoicesBy Hannah Aylward  The holidays are here, and it is getting a little crazy. We are scrambling to finish projects before the end of the year, making time for...

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Avoid the Toxic Effects of Household Cleaning Products

Avoid the Toxic Effects of Household Cleaning Productsby Hannah Aylward   When interested in embarking on an exciting health journey, we often look to food and exercise to help us meet our goals. It...

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A Pumpkin Pie Smoothie That is Healthy Enough to Eat for Breakfast

A Pumpkin Pie Smoothie That is Healthy Enough to Eat for Breakfastby Hannah Aylward  It’s November, and you know what that means — it’s time for pumpkin everything!   Typically when we think of...

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Eating to Support Breast Health

Eating to Support Breast HealthBy Hannah Aylward   Breast cancer is the second most common kind of cancer in women. Every year, 1.7 million new cases of cancer are recorded. About one in eight women...

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Stress Less: The Science Behind Cortisol

Stress Less: The Science Behind Cortisolby Hannah Aylward  Cortisol is the stress hormone. It is made by the adrenal glands along with other hormones including norepinephrine, epinephrine, estrogen,...

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The Scoop on High Blood Pressure (and Practicing Presence)

The Scoop on High Blood Pressure (and Practicing Presence)by Hannah Aylward   In the United States, approximately 85 million people have high blood pressure. That’s about one in every three adults...

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