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Quotes and Poems for Year’s End

Last week I had the honor of celebrating Winter Solstice in a sacred circle of friends ~ a gathering which also served as my birthday party! This week I got to relive those memories as I cuddled up with my … Continue reading

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Leading a Women’s Circle: Part 7 Reflecting and Continuing

Over the past 6 issues of this newsletter, I have shared the necessary steps for you to birth a new women’s circle into the world. From brainstorming your creative ideas, to establishing a structure, to filling your circle with the … Continue reading

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Leading a Women’s Circle: Part 6 Conduct the First Circle

Now that you have the outline for your first circle, and you’ve enrolled the ideal women to join you in your sacred circle, you are almost ready for lift-off! I want to share with you some of the nitty-gritty details … Continue reading

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How to Have an Awesome Retreat ~ By Guest Author Dani Cirignano

One of the cooler parts of my job is getting to meet our clients in person at live retreats. A long-time yoga teacher and practitioner myself, I’ve attended many retreats over the years as a participant. Now, working behind the … Continue reading

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CDC Reports Sleep Problems are Epidemic (and Serious) ~ By Dr. Jim Otis

Like you, I do my best to live a healthy life. I take good care of myself, eat right, try to cut down on stress and get to bed on time, and yet there are still times when I suffer from a rocky night’s sleep. It makes me feel crazy!

You may think poor sleep isn’t a big issue, just an annoyance or personal inconvenience perhaps ~ but in fact millions of Americans are battling with sleep problems, and the repercussions are much more serious than most of us realize.

As yoga teachers, it’s our calling to help heal ourselves, our students and the world. I hope you’ll find helpful information below to share with your students and family. ~ Laura

CDC Reports Sleep Problems
are Epidemic (and Serious)

We all know how important sleep is to feeling our best. When we sleep poorly or are woken up in the night, we struggle the next day. We may feel more cranky than usual, or it may even push us down the slippery slope towards real sickness.

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Leading a Women’s Circle: Part 5 Invite and Enroll the Perfect Women

In my last article, I helped you narrow down your brainstorming options into an exciting outline for your first circle that draws on your unique gifts and inspirations. Now that you know what you are going to do in the … Continue reading

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Leading a Women’s Circle Part 4: Outlining Your First Circle

In my previous article in this series, I encouraged you to let your mind run free as you brainstormed all of the possible elements and activities you could bring into your circle. I hope you enjoyed stoking your creativity and … Continue reading

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Leading a Women’s Circle Part 3: Brainstorming for Creativity and Fun

Now that you’ve defined the sacred intention for your circle and set the parameters of where to hold it, how frequently to meet, and who to invite, it’s time to throw the doors open to the inspiration of the Goddess. … Continue reading

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Leading a Women’s Circle Part 2: Envisioning Parameters

This is the second in a series of 7 articles I will be sharing on starting a women’s circle.  In a previous newsletter, I wrote about Step 1: Setting Your Sacred Intention.  I shared reasons to start a circle and gave … Continue reading

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Leading a Women’s Circle – Part 1: Setting Your Sacred Intention

Offering Women’s Yoga Circles is perhaps the most transformative and profound activity I’ve done in my journey as a yoga teacher. I know many of you want to teach circles as well. For several years I led what I called Women’s … Continue reading

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