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Yoga 101: What is Ayurveda

Go to enough yoga studios, yoga workshops, and yoga conferences, and eventually you’ll hear someone start talking about Ayurveda. But…

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How to Set Up the Perfect At Home Yoga Studio

Practicing yoga in the studio is great, there’s no doubt. It’s a quiet, blissful setting, far away from the distractions…

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The 5 Best Yoga Poses For Detox

The word “detox” comes with a certain stigma; one steeped in green juices, food deprivation and countless hours sweating at…

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5 Tips for Beginner Yogis

Whenever we start anything new, we have the chance to lay down a firm foundation to build on in the…

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October Featured Member – Chante K.

Our featured member for October is Chante Karimkhani! Chante’s been practicing yoga with us since 2013! She’s one of our…

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Yoga – A Secret to Longevity?

Plenty of people do associate yoga with old people, typically either ancient, 3,000 year old indian yogis or cheesy old…

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5 Major Health Benefits of Getting Enough Sleep

Have you ever wondered if your lack of sleep is sabotaging your health, body and life? What we once thought…

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Why Yoga At Home Will Change Your Practice, And Your Life

Yes, there is something truly special about sharing your energy with others through yoga. Whether that be in a classroom,…

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Just Keep Doing You, Because the Clock is Ticking

Life is funny. Of all the things you assign value to, as in having a good/bad or right/wrong or better/worse,…

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A Little Muscle Soreness Can Go A Long Way

Many of us know the pain that can come with an intense or new workout. For a long time this…

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Simple Ways to Avoid Headaches

For anyone who’s ever had a headache (and at 90% of the population that’s nearly everyone), you know they can…

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Five Surprising Reasons You Aren’t Sleeping

We’ve all been there. Tossing and turning, staring at the clock; frustration amounting, we curse everything we can think of…

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Love Your Liver

If you had to list the highest functioning organs in the body you’d probably say the brain and the heart….

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4 Weird Reasons For Belly Bloat And How To Stop It

Belly bloat. Ugh, it’s the worst. It’s uncomfortable, it’s unsightly and at times it’s difficult to understand. Sometimes it just…

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5 Foods To Help You Lose Weight NOW

Losing weight is HARD. It takes time and discipline to change your diet and start knocking weight off. You’ve gotta…

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An Easy Chakra Meditation To Induce Change

Why meditate? We’ve all heard that mediating is important. That it sets the foundation and mood for your day. That…

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Heart Chakra Series: Crystals for the Heart

The heart chakra acts as a balance point for all the chakras. In it’s purest form it radiates unconditional love,…

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Heart Chakra Series: Food for the Heart

Your chakras resonate to the vibrations of different sounds, elements and colors (as well as many other things). The heart…

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Heart Chakra Series: Mediations & Visualizations for the Heart

Both meditation and visualizations are a wonderful way to strengthen and clear the heart chakra. The purpose of meditation is…

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Yoga For The Heart Chakra

The fourth chakra is a balancing point in the chakra column. It integrates the lower three, more physical chakras with…

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What Came First, Gluten Allergies or GMO’s?

I don’t know the answer to this, but I do know that gluten intolerance has gone up in the last…

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The Energy Behind Yoga

There is a quote I love. Some say it’s Einstein’s, some say it’s not, but either way I appreciate the…

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The Importance of (Self) Forgiveness

There is a song by the Velvet Underground called “Candy Says”. I was listening to it the other day, cleaning…

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The Blood Type Diet: How Knowing Your Blood Type Can Help You Lose Weight & Live Longer

Why is it that some people thrive on a vegetarian – or even vegan diet – and others cannot fathom…

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Why Fall Is The Best Time For Change

I don’t know about you but whenever the seasons change, particularly winter into spring and summer into fall, I feel…

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Get Your Body (And Life) In (Alka)Line

Balance is crucial in the body. It’s crucial for organ function, blood and lymph flow, digestive function and skeletal, muscular…

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My First Wanderlust Yoga Experience

In late 2013 I was approached by Wanderlust about teaching at their festival in Aspen CO in the upcoming July…

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A Morning Yoga Routine… Asana Or Not

5:00 am. Growing up I often wondered why in the world my mother would wake up at what I thought…

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Yoga for Runners – What’s the Relationship?

There is a phenomenon, commonly understood in the running culture, called the runner’s high. Recent studies support the theory that…

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Yoga and Connection: Back To School…The Grown-Up Version

I have always found the transition from summer to fall to be more like a New Year than tacking up…

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Yoga for Exercise – The Best of Both Worlds

Yoga is the best low impact exercise for getting fit. Yoga is very popular for relaxation, but it’s also a…

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Cranberries – Festive and SUPER Healthy! – by Leslee Sholomskas

Get Your Berry on! It is official, I am proclaiming the months of November and December as national cranberry months!…

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A Really Handsome, Totally Cool, Charming, and Bearded Trainer Adopted Yoga To His Routine….Just Sayin’

“Yoga has given me a space to shut the world off for an hour at a time.” I started practicing…

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Cold Weather Running Must-Haves by Leslee Sholomskas

Runners are tough, no doubt. But winter runners are unbreakable. Here’s a few items you’ll want to have on hand…

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So Many People Are Starting To Do Yoga….And Apparently That’s Horrible? – by Kyle Weiger

When did we get so heavy about our lightness? Is anyone really holier than the person on the mat next…

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Yoga For Cranky Old Farts – By Andy Richardson

I’m not cranky….but my body sometimes is. So much is written about the explosive growth of yoga in the US….

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Practicing My Yoga Off The Mat – by Valerie Perrone

Yoga off the mat…what does that really mean?  How can we really define LIVING “yogically”(and if that is even a…

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What Happens When You Become A Yoga Teacher – By Kyle Weiger

I remember the day I finished my Yoga Teacher Training like it was yesterday. So magical. For those of you…

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Have a conflict? ~ Here are 8 tips, tried and true, to help clear it.

“I am a yogi, but my temper has been something I have always had to work on.” I tend to…

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Bringing Awareness to Your Workout Routine….Not Just During Yoga

Body awareness shouldn’t only happen on your yoga mat. “Everyone should do other forms of fitness to compliment a regular…

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Juicing: It’s Trendy For A Reason

One of the best ways to get healthy is to understand that it is not complicated. The health and wellness…

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Crushing the idea of Perfection in the Yoga World: 8 Reasons to Embrace the Wobble

Are you feeling stuck in your own ideas of perfection, both on and off the mat? It’s time to crush…

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Eating Healthy: A Commitment to Better Living

I came from an incredibly active and healthy family. My parents were both athletes and they directly translated their love…

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10 Quick Ways to Relieve Stress During your Day

Here’s a quick list to try throughout your day: 1) Deepen and lengthen your breath. Allow your belly to expand…

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Coming Back Home – Why My Yoga Mat is My Rock

After coming home from a series of trips, I wanted nothing more than to sleep in my own bed, prepare…

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Taking The Leap Of Faith Requires One Thing

Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.” –…

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How Much Is Too Much Yoga

Is there really such as thing as too much yoga? Yes. Like a good beer, or reality television, enjoy in…

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Yoga for men. Fellas, Start Doing Yoga. Seriously.

Did it ever cross your mind why the national average for yoga students is 72/28% female to male? As a…

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The Poses Don’t Matter

The poses don’t matter nearly as much as you think. If there is one thing that I could pass on…

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From Money to the Mat

As a young 20-something in 2010, I was your normal ambitious male living in a metropolitan area (Denver), and doing…

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Yoga Rocks the Park

Reflexion Yoga is thrilled to be a sponsor for one of Colorado’s most renowned yoga events this year: Yoga Rocks…

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Soundness in Simplicity – Just Go Into The Pose

How do you plead to the charge of complicating your practice? Guilty Your Honor. No, I mean like really guilty….

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Why I Fell In Love With Yoga – My Job Was Killing Me

So here it is. The short, sweet, unfiltered truth about what drew me to yoga. Cell phones, laptops, emails, maybe…

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