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Sukhasana

“Home is where one starts from. As we grow older / the world becomes stranger, the pattern more complicated” writes T.S. Eliot in “East Coker”. In our asana practice, we have a few “homes”: balasana (child’s pose) is one, sukhasana … 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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On and Off the Mat: Pranayama

“Breathe to feed the fire in your heart,” my tai chi instructor insisted. “Without air, the fire goes out.” Years of martial arts practice before that tai chi class had failed to drive home such a simple understanding of breath: … Continue reading

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Anjali Mudra

For the first installment of our new Pose of the Month feature, there is no better place to begin than with anjali mudra. It is, after all, traditionally a sign of greeting. We can go a long way to understanding … Continue reading

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all fired up?

Feeling a little fiesty or over-heated these days? As spring starts to transition to summer I started noticing my pitta fires getting inflamed already. What the heck is my pitta fire? No, it’s not a crazy yogi bon fire party. … Continue reading

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Paying It Forward

Our fourth Core Value at SDY is that we are committed to Sharing the Yogi Love. This could also be described in Sanskrit as Seva or Karma Yoga. We are thankful to be part of such a great community and … Continue reading

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Is Yoga Enough To Keep You Fit?

Yoga Journal sent three yogis to the lab to test the theory that yoga is all you need for optimal fitness.  By Alisa Bauman When it came to the fitness benefits yoga can or can’t provide, yoga teacher John Schumacher … Continue reading

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