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Texting Neck should NOT be a thing

Yes, the world has gone high-tech. And yes, texting neck (AKA “Anterior Head Syndrome”) is a real thing.

Hazard of textingIf we’re not on our computers or laptops, we’re on our ipads, ipods or another device for a good portion of the day. It can be difficult to unplug. And many of us text, because it’s a fast and easy way to get information to someone.

The problem comes when we are using these devices along with poor posture. It can wreak havoc on our bodies, leading to “texting neck”.

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August 24th, 2015|

5 Things You Need to Start Doing Every Morning

You may think the best way to start your day each morning is to tackle your inbox, post on social media sites or shuffle paperwork on your desk. But it’s not!happymorning

If you truly want to make the most of your work day, follow these 5 tips:

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August 12th, 2015|

7 Ways to Be Healthy at Work, Besides Yoga

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There are plenty of ways to stay healthy at work.  We think the world of Corporate Yoga, but if you’re already running yoga classes in your office, or yoga just isn’t your thing, consider these alternatives as a way to stay healthy at work: […]

March 9th, 2015|

Find Freedom in Taking Flight

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Arm Balances:
They’re one of those things that for most non yogis or beginner yogis are elusive, scary and part of the “Yeah right, I don’t think so” club. I remember the first time I ever took flight in Bakasana (Crow pose) – knees balanced on forearms, precariously poised in the middle to avoid falling forward or backward, core engaged, trying to remember to also breathe.

Talk about bringing up fears. It can be scary to feel like you might fall and even scarier to bruise your ego on the way down.
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March 2nd, 2015|

Thoughts Become Things

Thoughts Become ThingsOur thoughts become things.   If we don’t watch our thoughts, we will attract all sorts of things we don’t want. If you struggle with this, I give a tip that will really help you to focus your mind.

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February 23rd, 2015|

7 Best Yoga Poses to do Right at Your Desk


No time to do a regular yoga practice?
When you’ve only got a few minutes at work but you’re in serious need of some yoga or stretching, try 1 or more of these 7 highly effective yoga poses at your desk, which target every area of your body when done together.

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February 16th, 2015|

Stretch Your Neck with This Quick Yoga Pose

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Stretch the kinks out of your neck with this yoga pose.  Enjoy the benefits of this 1-minute neck lengthening stretch.

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February 2nd, 2015|

Sit Smarter with Yoga

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(Reprinted from CNN)

You’ve probably heard that “sitting is the new smoking.” Not only does it lead to aches and pains, edema, varicose veins, sciatica and more — according to a new study, too much sitting can actually kill you.

Unlike smoking, however, we can’t just quit sitting.

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January 28th, 2015|

Eye Strengthening Exercise

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If you look at a computer screen for a good portion of your day, you’ll love this simple eye strengthening exercise. Try it now!

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January 20th, 2015|

Leg Energizer Series

Leg Energizer Series
This short video will show you to energize and strengthen your legs and give your whole body energy for the day.

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January 12th, 2015|

LET GO OF STRIVING

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Let go of striving or trying and ease into your meditation practice by observing and letting go.

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January 5th, 2015|

7 Ways to Keep Stress out of your Holiday Plans

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‘Tis the season for merriness, cheerfulness, joy and peace.

The season of sweet treats, shopping blitzes and extra activities.

This time of year is about celebrating, enjoying and living it up, but it can be stressful rushing from place to place, trying to get everything accomplished, as well as meet self-imposed high expectations.

hat’s the point of it all though if the holidays leave you feeling less than festive?

Here are seven ways to keep stress out of your holiday plans this year:
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December 15th, 2014|

Chest Stretch at the Wall

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Try this chest stretch using a wall in your office, filing cabinet, doorway, etc to instantly stretch tight chest and shoulder muscles and improve posture.

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December 8th, 2014|

7 Ways to Keep Stress out of your Holiday Plans

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Tis the season for merriness, cheerfulness, joy and peace. The season of sweet treats, shopping blitzes and extra activities.

This time of year is about celebrating, enjoying and living it up, BUT it can be stressful rushing from place to place, trying to get everything accomplished, as well as meet self-imposed high expectations.

What’s the point of it all though if the holidays leave you feeling less than festive?

Here are 7 ways to keep stress OUT of your holiday plans this year . . .

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December 2nd, 2014|

Nasal Cleansing

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Nasal Cleansing
is an ancient practice that is used to help reduce the duration of colds and improve general immunity and health.

It is especially important to do nasal cleansing during the winter months. Watch this video to learn WHY and HOW.

November 17th, 2014|

This Shoulder Stretch will instantly relieve tension

Shoulder Stretch
This Shoulder Stretch will instantly help you to relieve tension in your entire shoulder region – front, back and top. You’ll feel it right away.

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October 27th, 2014|

Breathe Easier with this 4 part stretch with breath

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If you want to instantly relieve back and shoulder tension, open your chest and breathe a lot easier, try this 4 part stretch with breath.

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October 20th, 2014|

Ego Vs Higher Self: What’s the Difference?

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You know those voices in your head?

Understanding Ego vs Higher Self may explain what they are and how to know which one to listen to.

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October 14th, 2014|

Leg Energizer Video

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Try this 2-3 minute series of easy leg energizing stretches to break up your work day.

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October 6th, 2014|

Amazing Chest Stretch

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Try this 2 minute Chest Stretch right now, right in your chair, to stretch your chest and shoulders and reduce upper body tension.

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September 22nd, 2014|

How Nutritional Cleansing can Help you

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We eat well, we exercise, we practice yoga…but why are we so tired? Why do
we struggle with food cravings? Why is our energy so low? And why can we never seem to get rid of that extra fat around our middle?

The answer is because we are TOXIC.  […]

September 15th, 2014|

Eye Exercise – For Healthy Vision

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Try this 2 minute Eye Exercise to keep your eyes strong and your vision healthy.

 

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September 8th, 2014|

INSTANT HAPPINESS (AND HOW TO ATTAIN IT ANYTIME)

Instant Happiness

Feeling down?

You can trick your brain and feel happy in seconds.

Here’s how.

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September 1st, 2014|

Yoga for People who Don’t Do Yoga

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Ever thought about starting yoga but talked yourself out of it?

Check out this 10 step guide to starting a yoga practice.

August 19th, 2014|

Happy Neck, Happy Shoulders

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Try this short 3 minute video series for your neck and shoulders to relieve tension and stress while sitting at your desk.

 

August 11th, 2014|

Why do yoga anyway?

Why would someone do yoga? Why do YOU do yoga?

There is a long list of reasons as to why someone may take up doing yoga and then continue doing it.  All the ones you might expect like reduced stress, increased flexibility, improved strength, inner peace, etc.

But why does someone REALLY do yoga?

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August 4th, 2014|

A State of Gratitude

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How you feel is always a choice.

When you are stuck in the lower energies of fear, anxiety, despair, sadness, etc., choose to move into gratitude and you will immediately feel better. These lower energies cannot survive when you are in a […]

July 28th, 2014|

Do you breathe backwards like this?

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Do you breathe backwards like this?  Learn this tip on how to access the lower portion of your lungs to breathe with ease and reduce anxiety.

July 7th, 2014|

Downward Facing Dog at your Desk

Downward Dog at Desk

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Stretches spine, back of legs, ribcage and more, relieves back tension, facilitates deeper breathing and more.

June 23rd, 2014|

How to Keep Doing Yoga, despite your kids bugging you

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So here in British Columbia, the summer has already begun. The teachers are on strike and the kids are all at home, in daycares, etc.  If you don’t live in BC, summer will be starting in a week and a half anyway, as we near the end of June.

For those of you who have a regular yoga practice that does NOT involve your children, this may prove to be challenging if they are home with you.  HOW can you keep your sanity when your children, who would normally be at school during the daytime, are all of a sudden under your feet?

Well, we have some suggestions for you, so read on…

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June 17th, 2014|