Author Archives: bree

Back to the Basics

As I mentioned in a previous blog post about a month or so ago, I broke my elbow and was unable to practice yoga for some time. Introducing yoga in bits and pieces over the past month has been helpful, … Continue reading

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Resolve to Evolve for the New Year!

Hello wonderful smiling dog family!! I found this amazing article on Yoga Journal that I have come back to again and again in thinking about this new year of 2013. I usually try not to get wrapped up in the … Continue reading

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Are you Sweet, Strong, or Spicy? Part Three: Spicy

As we approach the new year, I can’t help but look back on this incredible year and think of all the amazing things I have been introduced to. It was in 2012 that I discovered Smiling Dog Yoga studio and … Continue reading

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Are you Sweet, Strong, or Spicy? Part Two: Strong

This week we are moving toward strong vinyasa, and as such I was able to hear a refreshing and new perspective from a student in the strong vinyasa class at Smiling Dog. What I enjoyed about this week is that … Continue reading

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Are you Sweet, Strong or Spicy Vinyasa? Part One: Sweet

The time of year has come upon us where the darkness sets in a little earlier every evening and the rain comes down by the bucketful, and we find ourselves eager to keep the warmth alive with a flow class. … Continue reading

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Yoga in the News

(I found this article on Yogadork.com) New 2012 Study Tells Us How Many Millions More Do Yoga and How Many Billions of Dollars It’s Worth The 2008 study has finally been eclipsed by new data from a study via Yoga Journal. … Continue reading

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Restorative yoga for the stress of the Holidays…

Well, it sure has been a busy few weeks with most everyone. Whether you have been traveling, visiting friends and family, eating all day, or just taking about the upcoming plans I find myself ready for some distressing classes and … Continue reading

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A Mountain Woman Yogi Moment

As our house’s main source of heat comes from a beautiful wood burning stove I have begun to take much pride in the daily ritual of building a fire when socks and sweaters aren’t enough. There is something about this … Continue reading

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Yin Yoga Review and a Tasty Recipe

After a lovely past weekend spent in the colorful and stunning Yosemite, I find myself eager to enjoy the gradual decline of temperature and take notice to the trees that are all around and everchanging. Over the course of this … Continue reading

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Traveling with Yoga Anywhere!

I trust you all had a wonderful Halloween filled with candy, candy, and more candy. I know I am ready to get back to yoga and a healthy diet of greens in order to feel some balance in my sugar … Continue reading

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