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Trust in the Process – How Yoga Helps us Process Life

My shoulders have always been tight, but recently, they’ve gotten worse. Now they are really tight and seem to be crying out for my attention: “We’re carrying the weight of your world and we can’t take it any longer!” I’m going through a divorce, and truthfully, it sucks. While the optimist in me has uncovered […]

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Balancing Act

Confidence, trust and fear This year’s early spring in Middle America might lead us to believe Mother Nature is a bit off-kilter. One day it’s cold and rainy, the next day it’s unseasonably warm. Perhaps we can relate to Mother Nature. I know I can. Sometimes the balancing act of my life looks and feels more like […]

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Contentment

As spring finally blooms in the American Mid-West, Lisa explores how trusting and believing in the present moment can help us find contentment on and off the mat… Lately, I’m feeling a bit anxious about the future, and this anxiety is interfering with my ability to find balance between contentment and my feelings of indolence. You know […]

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Just Do It!

Lisa shares her insight into what winter across in the snowy Midwest has taught her about her practice…  Spring is just around the corner. I’m sure of it. I saw a robin yesterday, and she told me so. But here in Kansas City, where I’m currently living, we’ve had a tough go of winter with […]

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The Sounds of Silence…

I spent the week of Christmas at my mom’s farm in Iowa, with my standard poodle, Oscar. It’s a three and a half hour drive from Kansas City to her place; and once you’re there, it’s 15 minutes to the nearest small town. Des Moines, the closest decent-sized city, is nearly an hour away. I […]

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Gratitude

“Gratitude is a state of being in which we feel connected to everything in the universe. It is a fullness of the heart that recognizes the blessings of Nature within and without. Gratitude is love for the goodness of life itself.” ~Deepak Chopra I recently returned from an inspiring trip to India where I was blessed with […]

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