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Radiant Yoga Teacher Retreat Om’s

We had a lot of fun one day omm-ing.  Here’s a short sound recording of us and our om’s.  Click here.

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Empower Your Mission by Letting Go

When you are true to your mission, its central core is steady, but the shape it takes will flow and change. The form of your work this year will not be the same as last year. This is especially true … Continue reading

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Find the Compass to Set Heart Goals for 2012

Sometimes we think we SHOULD pick certain goals. Maybe we think they would be “good” for us, or we believe OTHERS would value these achievements. The truth is that goals based in “shoulds” don’t really benefit anybody. These types of … Continue reading

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Top Ten Ways to Beat the Blues This Winter

Depression affects women at twice the rate of men.  In my younger years, I used to face powerful depression as the sunlight waned in late fall and early winter. Thankfully, Yoga has brought me greater joy overall, as well as … Continue reading

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Masculine and Feminine in the Psyche

The model of the archetypal masculine and feminine described here is that of Gareth Hill, who draws from the groundbreaking and powerful work of Carl Jung on the juxtaposition of opposites in the psyche. Hill views masculine and feminine as … Continue reading

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Prayer for International Women’s Day

On this, the Centennial of the International Day of Women, I send out a prayer For women around the world. For the women in Egypt, who call for freedom and non-violence, And the women in Madison, who stand for dignity … Continue reading

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How Can Yoga Teachers Integrate Eco-Awareness into their “Regular” Yoga Classes?

I was recently asked this question during a talk for a graduate class at CIIS, the California Institute of Integral Studies. Want to hear my answer?  Click Here. For a FREE ebook download on Green Yoga, Click Here.

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Do You Play Yoga?

When my 3-year-old niece came to visit me last weekend, the first words out of her mouth were, “Laura, can we play Yoga?” And yes, we did play Yoga, roaring in dragon pose, meowing in cat, and giggling as we … Continue reading

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Tips for Thriving — Not Just Surviving — This Holiday Season

1.  Don’t skimp on self-care.  Whatever routines you have in place for self-care – exercise, Yoga, taking walks, getting enough sleep – do everything possible to maintain these routines during the holidays. If anything, we need more time for integration … Continue reading

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