Yoga Practice for Better Zzzzzs

By Mary Hilliker, RDN, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, Certified Viniyoga Teacher & Yoga Therapist Good sleep is necessary to our overall health and well-being, but it can be fleeting. On average, adults need about 7 to 9 hours of sleep per 24 hours. Children need more, especially at key developmental stages, ranging from 8 to 13 hours […]

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Yoga Can Be A Powerful Tool for Treating the Nervous System

By Andrew Beaumont, M.D., Ph.D., Viniyoga Teacher & Yoga Therapist There are many neurological conditions that can zap a person’s energy, disrupt sleep, cause tremors and many other problems and symptoms. Andrew Beaumont, M.D., Ph.D., and Viniyoga teacher and yoga therapist, shares his expertise on how neurological conditions affect people and how yoga can help, […]

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Yoga Therapy and Cancer: My Journey Toward Living a Meaningful Life

By Bill Miller, MA, RYT-500, Certified Viniyoga Teacher I was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, stage 4, in July of 2022. My wife and I were told by the oncologist that I had about two years to live. Prior to this diagnosis, I completed the 500 hour Viniyoga foundation requirements necessary for entry into the Viniyoga […]

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Consider Yoga for Self Care

By Annie Lockwood, RYT-200 Think of your body as your home. We must not only tend to the outside—the side that all others can see—but also to the inside—the side not everyone gets to see. Your body houses all of your experiences, and much like a home, you need to take time to explore it, […]

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Yoga: A Formula for Supporting Mind, Body and Emotions

Written by: Annie Lockwood, RYT-200 Edited by: Bernice Thrill The state of your life is never as certain as the correct answer to a math problem. If you add up your state of mind + state of body + emotions today, they may equal something entirely different tomorrow. What are ways you can steady the […]

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Prenatal Yoga Can Help Prepare Body and Mind for the Journey to Birth

By Renee Peterson, MSW, RPYT, RYT-500, Certified Viniyoga Wellness Instructor and Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher Preparing and having a baby can be an exciting time. Whether this is your first baby, or an addition to the family, it’s a new chapter of change. Prenatal yoga can help you prepare for and ease many of the […]

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Matters of the Heart – em.bodi.ment

By Pamela Luedtke, Certified Brain Gym Instructor, Dance Instructor, Certified Pilates Instructor & Creator of em.bodi.ment  The Fire Element symbolizes our passion for life through the quality of our relationships with others. The connections we make with each encounter is a balance of giving and receiving unconditional love with others and with ourselves Our heartbeat […]

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Let’s take iRest Meditation for a Test Drive – Your Mileage May Vary

by Jay Coldwell, RYT-200 & iRest Meditation Level 2 Teacher  The stream of consciousness below is similar to what many people experience in an iRest guided meditation practice. As you do your test drive, be sure to notice some things: Moving into direct experience, beyond thoughts and language. Embodiment of sensation, emotion, thought, belief. This […]

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What is Acupuncture? Ancient Practice For Modern Living

Written By: Dr. E. Reenah McGill of The Healing Energy Center (located inside 5 Koshas Yoga & Wellness) Hi, thanks for taking your time to read this short informative blog. Let me introduce myself as Dr. Reenah McGill. I offer acupuncture and acupressure a form of Chinese medicine, at 5 Koshas Yoga & Wellness. This […]

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Chocolate

By Heather Van Dalfsen, MEd, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT Habits are always of interest to me. Even though they are part of our human experience, many of us move through life and our habits on ‘cruise control,’ a subconscious auto-pilot, where we don’t stop to see, hear and feel what is happening.  There are some days […]

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