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Wide Legged Standing Forward Fold

Wide Legged Standing Forward Fold is excellent for loosening your legs and back, especially if the regular standing forward fold is a bit too much stretch for your level of flexibility. Stand up straight with your feet as wide apart as is comfortable for you.  Raise your arms up above your head on an inhale

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handstand

TAKE BACK MY POWER Month Day 28: PERCEPTION VS REALITY. For all intents and purposes, this looks like a picture of me nailing a bent knee handstand. If I said nothing about it, it would likely be perceived as such. However, seconds before the picture was taken, I was balancing with my toes touching the

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Take Back My Power Day 25: Me Time

TAKE BACK MY POWER Month Day 25: ME TIME. The wildlings are with their father at my house and I am staying at my Mom’s for the weekend (my choice, it’s best for the kids). I am child-free, cost-free, guilt-free, work-free until Monday morning and am free to do WHATEVER I WANT. It’s a strange

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Take Back My Power Day 19: Healthy Travel

TAKE BACK MY POWER Month Day 19: HEALTHY TRAVEL. I did not prepare myself for this trip. I knew I would have a hard time eating healthy while traveling but I did not take preemptive measures. I won’t even mention what I had for breakfast due to lack of foresight (hint: the kids had trick

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Take Back My Power Day 15: Balance

TAKE BACK MY POWER Month Day 15: BALANCE. I am halfway through this month-long project of mine and am reflecting on what I have taken on and what I have learned. Those who know me know that I tend to put a lot on my plate. My own doing, and all stuff that is GOOD,

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Take Back My Power Day 7: Hit The Mat

TAKE BACK MY POWER Month Day 7: HIT THE MAT. Through my yoga practice, this year especially, I have confirmed that my head, heart, and body are only at optimal function when I am hitting the yoga mat on a regular basis. Prior to this month, there have been several weeks (thankfully not consecutive) where

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Take Back My Power Day 2: Hydration

  Are you drinking enough water? I haven’t been. My skin has been dry and I feel sluggish in the morning. I usually keep a water bottle on my nightstand but rarely grab it first thing. Usually coffee is first to pass my lips. Not today. This morning I filled it up that bottle and

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Take Back My Power Day 1

So I’ve started something on Instagram and Facebook that I am now going to translate into posts that eventually will become a guide. So help me on this journey. Here was my post: “I have not been my best self lately. Not enough sleep, not enough movement. Too much food, drink, and needless stress. I

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Which Style of Yoga Suits You?

If you don’t know much about Yoga, it may seem that there are a million different kinds: “Hot” yoga, Hatha yoga, Ashtanga, Kripalu etc.  What do they mean?  What is the difference?  Yozenity did the legwork so you can reap the benefits.  Here is the quick and dirty guide to some popular styles so that

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Revolved Triangle Pose

Revolved Triangle Pose is a counterpose to Triangle Pose. It is a bit more advanced so enter into it carefully. If it is too much for your level of flexibility, let your front knee bend to accommodate. Stand up straight and separate your feet into a wide stance. Turn your right foot out and bring