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5 Reasons You Should Do More Yoga in 2016

If you’re like many people, you’ve made some great New Year’s Resolutions. Congratulations. If doing more yoga isn’t already on that list, let me tell you why it SHOULD be.5

Besides all the usual benefits that yoga provides, like increased flexibility and lowered stress levels, here are 5 benefits of yoga that you may not be aware of:

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January 6th, 2016|Categories: Information|Tags: |

Try this 15 minute Yoga Routine

Too busy for yoga over the holidays? Try this short 15 minute yoga routine for quick and effective results.

We recommend doing it first thing in the morning before your day gets away on you.

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December 22nd, 2015|Categories: Information|

How about “No-No-No” instead of “Ho-Ho-Ho”

We’ve all said yes a few too many times and over committed to things. And we’ve all said no, then felt guilty and selfish. This holidaynostree season, why not strike a balance? But what does that even mean anyway? It means being honest and true to yourself, while doing your best not to hurt anyone’s feelings. It means setting boundaries to ensure you don’t get stressed out and making sure you cover the basics, like getting enough sleep so you can stay healthy.

And sometimes it means asking for help. Yes, it’s truly ok to ask for help.

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December 3rd, 2015|Categories: Information|

Don’t Force your Employees to do Yoga

The title gives it away: If you have a workplace yoga program, it should be voluntary and not mandatory. Often Phase Technology1businesses across Canada will start a Corporate Yoga program with us because they want to provide a low-cost, simple and effective wellness program for […]

October 19th, 2015|Categories: Information|Tags: , , |

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|Categories: News|Tags: , |

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|Categories: Information|Tags: , , , , |

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|Categories: Information|

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|Categories: Information|

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|Categories: Videos|

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|Categories: Information, Videos|

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|Categories: Videos|

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|Categories: Information, News|

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|Categories: Videos|

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|Categories: Videos|

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|Categories: Information, Videos|