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A39: The 4th House: Home, Mother, Family

What is your relationship with your home? Or your mother? Or your family? I'll share how the 4th House of your chart can help you understand these areas in your birth chart and in transits. Want to know your birth chart and what is transiting your chart right now? Schedule a reading at http://www.quietmind.yoga/astrology

Everything I share here has a yogic perspective, and if you're...
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Y84: Hatha For Heart Opening And Back Strengthening

 
If you're like many people you spend a lot of time in a certain spinal position, often without even realizing. 
 
This causes a specific imbalance that leads to stiff necks, stiff upper backs, low back pain, weak upper body, and eventually even a hunchback posture. This is all very common in our modern device oriented lifestyle in the west, but this is also easy to avoid.
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A38: The 3rd House: Communication, Subconscious, Willpower

 
Follow along with the free guide at http://www.quietmind.yoga/houses
 
Have you ever wanted to start a habit but felt stuck and unable to get momentum? Or tried to break a habit, only to fall into old patterns? The third house can help you understand why that is happening. 
 
How about your communication. Is it fast, quick and to the point? Or more deliberate? Do...
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TT5: Which phase are you in?

Since I began teaching in 2011 I have noticed there is a pattern to how I have learned over the years. Once I noticed this pattern I asked other experienced teachers if they noticed it too. They did! I began applying it to how I learned going forward and it has helepd my practice stay interesting, engaging and evolving every year since.

PHASE 1: Study the Fundamentals: You've likely heard "you...

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TT4: A New Approach to Yoga

You may have noticed there are a lot of great teachings, books, and teachers out there, but not much guidance on how it all fits together. To me, knowing how all the things I'm learning fit together is one of the most important parts of learning. So I set out to create a structure for how we approach yoga. As teachers and students. 

Now, you could piece things together by taking classes...

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Y83: Gentle Yoga For Fascia Release

Fascia is a band or sheet of connective tissue, primarily collagen, beneath the skin that attaches, stabilizes, encloses and separates muscles and other internal organs. 

One way to think of the fascia is like scaffolding in the body. It has a relative strength of steel, yet is viscoelastic and can store and release elastic potential energy. 

Under a microscope, fascia looks...

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August 2019 Horoscope

 
This month we have:
 
Mercury Direct
Jupiter Direct
Mars in Leo
Saturn going direct soon!
 
Want to know how this effects you personally?
 
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TT3: 5 Aspects of a Consistent Practice

Like anything, the more consistent your practice becomes, the more significant results you'll see: increased flexibility, strength, balance and equanimity of mind. Many of the advanced poses will come as a side effect of regular practice. Many of the day-to-day benefits of feeling less stressed and reactive will come as a side effect of regular practice. If we chase these goals directly it...

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Y82: Slow Vinyasa For Grounding And Recharging - Emphasis On Hips



If you've had a day where you are "go, go, go" and putting your attention in several directions this is increasing the Vata Dosha, the air element. Repeated over time, this leads to an excess of Vata Dosha which shows up as anxiety, worry, fear, dryness, itchiness, digestive distress, IBS, cold limbs and similar issues. To help reduce this excess and avoid these negative effects of excess Vata...

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A36: The 2nd House: Wealth, Family, Voice, Siblings

Will you receive an inheritance? What karmas do you have from your childhood to work through as an adult? The 2nd house can help you understand these things. While the first house represents you, your body, your appearance and why you were born, the second house represents what you are born with. What are your close relatives like? What was your early childhood like? How do you present your...
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