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Ever tried partner yoga?

by Suzanne Berryhill Yoga is a practice of bending and unwinding, a journey of learning to ebb and flow with your body, emotions, and mental state. It’s also a wonderful way to build a connection with another person, sometimes without even touching. The first time my husband and I attended

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The Art of Consistency: Nurturing Your Body and Mind through Yoga

In the fast-paced dance of life, where every moment is a precious currency, finding time for self-care and movement becomes an art—one that requires intention, commitment, and a deep understanding of the value it brings to our lives. Consistency is the golden thread that weaves together the tapestry of well-being.

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Your Body, Your Temple: Prioritizing Maintenance Through Daily Yoga

In the rhythm of our everyday lives, it’s easy to get caught up in the relentless cycle of maintaining our external surroundings—cars, homes, yards—while overlooking the most important aspect of our existence: our own bodies, minds, and spirits.  We meticulously schedule regular check-ups for our vehicles, hire professionals for home

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Elevate Yourself: The Power of Prioritizing Your Needs

In the grand symphony of life, it’s all too easy to find ourselves playing a supporting role, ensuring everyone else’s needs are met before we even consider our own. We’ve become adept at putting ourselves at the bottom of the list, an afterthought once the needs of others have been

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How to Address Chronic Pain

Research from the National Institutes of Health shows that 126 million U.S. adults (that’s more than half of the adult population) live with chronic pain. The temporary nature of acute pain helps us deal with it (ie, don’t use that finger: the cut is still healing). However, chronic pain –

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This is how we heal the world

What a terrifying moment, when we realize that no matter how hard we try, wish, or work, we can do almost nothing to change another person. We can’t orchestrate – or even see ahead of time – the events that will shape our lives. We have almost zero power to

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Yoga Teacher Mentorship Program

Are you ready to teach yoga but not yet confident enough in your skills as a teacher? Or have you been teaching yoga for a while but feel like your teaching style is stale or stuck in a rut? This mentorship program will help you evolve and grow as a

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What Can YTT Do For You!?

I can’t tell you how many people I’ve seen pick up our flyer for YTT (Yoga Teacher Training), and put it right back down, saying “Oh no, I don’t want to teach”. You can see the mental block flit through their brain of “Teaching yoga!? Heck naw!!” Unfortunately, there’s a

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Fascial / Fascia: Is It a Facial? Or Exercises for the Face?

Sorry, we know some of these anatomical terms can be confusing! Fascia is the web of connective tissue inside of our bodies. It’s like the white stuff inside of a tangerine. Just like each section of a tangerine is separately encased in that white webbing, that also connects the whole fruit

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Ever Tried Creative Visualization?

For those of us who experience four seasons, we’re no stranger to the October shifts. As we watch the leaves change colors, or maybe experience an early frost, we start anticipating the new routine of bundling up, indulging in warm foods + beverages, and perhaps spending less time outdoors. For

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5 Tips to Stay Diligent with Your Yoga Practice

Finding it hard to get to the studio on the reg? Or sticking to your home practice while juggling work, family, fun or travel? It happens! Sometimes life has us looking in another direction and – before you know it – you haven’t touched your mat in weeks. I’ve gone

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take it off the mat!

While yoga is magical and amazing, on many levels, I’m way more blown away by its applications in my life off the mat. I appreciate what it does for me physical, mentally and emotionally – of course – but I’m amazed when I’m able to take my practice into the world around

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What is Shiatsu?

Zen Shiatsu (“shee-ott-soo”) is soothing, yet effective, bodywork that treats not only muscles, joints, and nerves – but also bio-electricity energy within the body (known as qi, or chi = “chee”). A shiatsu session includes gentle rotation of limbs, stretching of muscles, and stimulating points along the Chinese medicine meridians

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feelin’ funky? fight it!!

One of the best ways to enhance your immunity is elderberry syrup – and our very own Tara Scarborough crafts her own blend – now available in the WYC apothecary! Taking elderberry syrup can support your immune system anytime you’re in need of a boost: it has been shown to reduce

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Flow and Ground Yoga

We’re very excited to announce our own branded style: Flow + Ground Yoga! Developed by Jay MacDonald in coordination with our 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training, this signature blend is an integration of movement and stability. In this yoga practice, the emphasis is on finding balance and presence in every single

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Adjusting to the Seasons

Adjustments. How many times has a teacher come around, lightly pulled back on your hips while you’re in downward dog, or pressed into your back during a forward fold – and you just didn’t feel like fully committing to the stretch? And how many times did you breathe into it

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Self Care Tip: Share the Mic!

(this post is part 2 to Self Care Tip: More Than Just a Brain)… Don’t let your brain be a tyrant! Yes, value your thoughts and your mind – but experiment with valuing the other parts of yourself as well, letting them take turns and share your attention. One fun way

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What to Wear to Yoga?!

We often get calls or questions from first timers who have no idea what to wear to class. While waking up early and dragging yourself out of bed in time for yoga is a battle of its own, knowing what to wear is another. Luckily, we’ve got some tips to

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Introducing: CBD Massage!

WAIT, ARE YOU TALKING ABOUT MARIJUANA!? NO! 🙂 There are many species of cannabis, and one them – cannabidiol (CBD) – is really hot right now. Some people are wary of CBD because they confuse it with THC, the compound in cannabis that gets people “high”. However, these compounds are

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