Ground Control: How Everyone can Benefit from Functional Meditation.  

When we think about fitness, key buzzwords instantly start to swirl in our minds. From brand names to junk phrases, we swim in a never ending stream of online guides, videos, gurus and random instagram posts.  It can be tough to avoid this over information and it's easy to be sucked into buying yet another tool designed to revolutionize our training style. What is going on in fitness that is actually worth focusing on? 

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So You Want to Be a Yoga Teacher? (Part 3)

So You Want to Be a Yoga Teacher? (Part 3)

With the nonstop overflow of newly certified RYT-200 graduates, it's less significant that you have one due to the commonality of it.  That doesn't have anything to do with YOU as a teacher, however it does mean you may need to consider some continuing education.  Whether it's finding a mentorship program with your studio and/or your 200hr trainer for further refinements, there's many options.

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So You Want to Be a Yoga Teacher? (Part 2)

So You Want to Be a Yoga Teacher? (Part 2)

Yoga training programs are offered Internationally and in every format one could imagine. Whether you decide you want it abroad on a tropical oasis or in the comfort of your own city, it's important you provide yourself the proper environment which would suit you best.  Certain programs may also limit their capacity to a certain amount in order to keep a smaller group environment.

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Creating an Action Plan for Success

Creating an Action Plan for Success

Growing up, I struggled with my weight. I was on every diet you can think of. I was counting calories, logging my weight, and keeping a food diary before I was in middle school. I tried the Zone diet, The Atkins diet, the cabbage diet, the starvation diet, the color diet… you get the point. On top of the food roller coaster I was on, I also maintained a crazy, unsupervised workout regime. I was a competitive dancer, an avid runner and went to the gym 5-7 times a week with no reprieve. 

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Skepticism And Misconceptions About Acupuncture

Skepticism And Misconceptions About Acupuncture

It's intrinsic to the human condition to fear those things we don't understand. Furthermore, it's totally reasonable that as Westerners we view acupuncture and Eastern medicine with skepticism.

As a Registered Acupuncturist, my goal is to find and address the root cause of a symptom.  In the same sense, I would prefer to answer questions regarding acupuncture and get to the root of the skepticism, instead of letting those fears dismiss a deeply powerful and effective medical system. 

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