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Yoga Nidra Restorative Yoga Classes

Earlier this month I made a return to a studio where I taught pre-pandemic. YogaFresh, located in Woodbury, Minnesota, is a special place. It’s a studio with students who have thousands of classes under their belt (not an exaggeration – next to their check in names are the number of classes they’ve completed), but everyone …

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Yoga and the Vagus Nerve

Finding poses that fit in a sequence for yoga and the vagus nerve isn’t difficult, but finding the right approach can be. As students come from a variety of backgrounds and abilities, directing them into poses that activate the vagus nerve can be tricky for multiple reasons. Triggering the vagus nerve can heighten a sense …

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Recommendations for Non – Yoga Books

Yoga books tend to be fairly predictable. Most lists of recommendations in yoga lit, whether it’s yoga teacher training or some kind of thematic book club, usually include the same reads. “The Untethered Soul.” “The Alchemist.” Anything by Ram Dass. To be clear, I enjoy many of these kinds of works, but these aren’t works …

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Vinyasa Themes: A Halloween Yoga Flow

Halloween has always been my favorite holiday. Maybe because it’s one of the few holidays that isn’t focused around family or something. Basically, I’ve always loved spooky things and Halloween is the perfect time to indulge. This Halloween yoga flow with playlist is one that I’ve been tweaking for a few years now, and I’m …

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