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3 Grounding Yoga Poses For Fall

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Fall is here and we may all be feeling a little bit scattered or “windy” & dry. Taking steps to feel more grounded during this period can make this season more manageable and peaceful. Yoga can help.  Poses that make us feel rooted to the Earth are what can help keep us grounded. Here are three grounding poses that can get you started.  Sukhasana/Easy Seat Sukhasana or easy “sweet” seat is a seated meditative postition. […]

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7 Ways To Make Your Day More Positive

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Feeling down lately? Perhaps the looming winter or the Indians World Series hopes being dashed last night has you feeling particularly low today. Relax, here are some ways to bring some positivity back to your day…today and every day.  Tips For Positivity Keep moving                                                                 […]

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Ayurvedic Advice For Vata Season

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Fall is vata season in Ayurvedic medicine. Ayurveda means the “science of life” and bases its advice on preventative measures to health. According to Ayurveda, there are 3 constitutions or energies that embody each person. Everyone has all three in them, but there is one that tends to be dominant.  The 3 Doshas Vata:{Wind Energy} This dosha is predominant in Fall and regulates the energy in our bodily functions. Our breathing, blood circulation…our heartbeat are effected […]

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Which yoga class is right for you?

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These days there seems to be a yoga class everywhere you turn. With so many types of classes, how do you know which yoga class is right for you? Everybody’s needs are different. Whether you are looking for physical fitness, relaxation or to get in touch with your zen side, here’s some help to guide you to the class that will work best for you.  Different Types of Yoga There are several styles of yoga […]

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5 Benefits of Acupuncture

What is acupuncture? Acupuncture is the 5000 year old practice that helps soothe many ailments through the use of thin, sterile needles on specific points of the body. These needles help to stimulate these points and stimulate the flow of vital energy, or Qi, as it is called in Chinese medicine. Depending on what the issue is, the needles are placed to help move the energy and remove blockages in the body. This helps to […]

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Yoga Nidra: The Yogic Sleep

Yoga Nidra has been finding its way into more and more studios in the last couple years, but what is it? Nidra means sleep in Sanskrit, combined with yoga, it is a “conscious” sleep.  What happens in a yoga nidra class?  A yoga nidra class involves laying in what is called savasana in yoga, also known as corpse pose. Although, if this is uncomfortable, practitioners could sit up or lay on his or her side as […]

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4 Mindfulness Exercises Anyone Can Practice

Mindfulness and meditation have been found to bring people some peace. Especially as summer starts to slip away, the relaxed atmosphere of those lazy hazy days of summer tend to fade as well. Diving back into work, school, activities and even the looming holidays (yes, they’ll be here before we know it), can create a space of stress, worrying and tension in the mind…and body. Mindfulness can help us regain our focus and calm in […]

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Exploring Yoga Through Dance: Meet Emily Stauch

Meet Your Instructor: Emily Stauch

Who is Emily Stauch? Emily Stauch is a classically trained singer, musician and teacher. Not only does she teach voice at the Cleveland Institute of Music, she also has her own private voice studio. She loves language, and speaks Swedish, French and German, as well as loves singing in Italian.  She brings her class, Let Your Yoga Dance, back to Partners To Empowerment Thursdays at 4:30 p.m.   Journey to wellness… Emily also has a […]

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Discover CranioSacral Therapy & Its Benefits

Discover CranioSacral Therapy & Its Benefits

  CranioSacral Therapy was developed by Dr. John Upledger between the mid-1970s to early 1980s. It has been found to help remove tension and pain that resides deep in the body through soft-touch techniques.   What Is CranioSacral Therapy? CranioSacral Therapy uses a gentle hands-on approach to examine the craniosacral system. Practitioners feel various parts of the body to discover where the cerebrospinal fluid has lost its “rhythmic pulsing” around the brain and spinal cord. […]

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Mindfulness Meditation: Helping Us Find Focus in the Present Moment

    What is Mindfulness? Mindfulness is having a conscious awareness of the present moment. Yet, in this modern day world, as we try to juggle work, school, kids activities…LIFE, it may seem like we are living in our “to do” list. This makes us lose focus and not really experience the NOW.   How to start practicing mindfulness. Using different anchors are a way to come back to the present moment and allows us […]

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