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You can’t exercise your way out of unhealthy eating

Andrea reaching to the skyNo matter how much you exercise, if your diet is not right for your body at this time in your life, you are not going to be experiencing optimal health. Here are some reasons.

junk food smallIf you eating a typical American diet, then your… Continue reading

The Holy Grail of Chakras

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The Crown Chakra is the Holy Grail of Chakras—it’s the pinnacle—the highest level of your subtle energetic Chakra body

The seventh chakra is the connection between you, the world and whatever God you believe in.  And to be honest with you, it is… Continue reading

How Yoga Helps the Heart

It goes beyond the Cardiovascular System

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When I tell my yoga students we are going to focus on the Heart Chakra (Anahata in Sanscript), there is usually a sigh of relief.  We have worked our way through the physical Chakras of root, sacrum and… Continue reading

Staying Healthy in September

Why is September so hard on many of us?

Letting Go Of Summer

 

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As we move from summer to fall, you may notice that your energy levels begin to change.  In both Traditional Chinese Medicine and in Indian Medicine known… Continue reading

Finding Zen in Tennis and in Yoga

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As I have watched the plethora of young yoga teachers in person or on line overdoing poses to find the perfect Asana, or even some of my  older yoga students stubbornly trying things that are not right for their bodies , I am reminded… Continue reading

Have mat will travel — deciding where you want to do yoga

1-26-16 Tarpon Beach Yoga (8)  600 dpi tallAs yoga’s popularity increases, there are so many opportunities to experience the amazing benefits of this practice.

How do you chose where to take your yoga classes?  Here is one yoga teacher’s mostly objective view on the pros and cons of the different venues.… Continue reading

How to Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Last

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2016 has arrived and with it renewed determination to change our lives for the better.  So why do New Year’s Resolutions especially those involving our health and relationships invariably fail?

According to one of my mentors,   Yoga Teacher and Life Coach Nicole… Continue reading

Add a little Yin to your Yang Life

Why Yin Yoga has a place in your health routine!

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Some of the Yoga poses look very familiar but when practiced in the Yin style of Yoga they have different names and often, different purposes.  For instance, Cobblers pose (Baddha Konasana) in the… Continue reading

Happehatchee Happenings

Open House Happehatchee 2015

Aaron-painting-rain-barrelAwesome Open House at Happehatchee!

We had phenomenal attendance Saturday September 26 at Happehatchee’s Open House and Celebration of National Estuaries Day.  The response from the community far exceeded our “hopes and dreams,” according to board member Holley Rauen.

The weather forecast was foreboding,… Continue reading

Is your Vata out of balance?

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If your Vata is out of balance, you are not alone.  Now maybe you are asking yourself…”What is Vata?  How do I know if mine is out of balance?”

Vata is a dosha– in fact, one of the three main doshas according to… Continue reading

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