YOGA SIX BLOG

Live the practice of yoga -- both on and off the mat.

February 15 | The Lifestyle

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Taking the Reins: Kelli Russell on the Magic of Yoga and Powerful Transformations

1500 hours into her 3000 hour internship, Kelli decided to step away from therapy to participate in yoga teacher training. Kelli felt as if yoga was making a more of an impact on people’s well-being than the outcomes she saw with her patients participating in talk therapy. She started to realize that she could be more effective as a yoga teacher than a therapist.

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February 12 | The Lifestyle

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Step-by-Step Self-Care Practices to Stay Nourished and Rested

Committing to a yoga challenge means that you have to prioritize self-care – it’s essential to be mindful about what you’re eating, drinking, and your sleeping habits. Here are some simple strategies for pre-classes fueling and post-class nourishment. This is a time that you can retool how you are living and eating, so make the most of it! 

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February 8 | The Lifestyle

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Fuel for Your Yoga Challenge: Green Protein Energy Bites

We asked Marla Ben-Dor of Wellness with Marla for a healthy, on-the-go recipe to keep you nourished during the February Challenge – she suggested her Green Protein Energy Bites!

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February 5 | The Practice

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From Tight Hamstrings to Keeping Her Head in the Right Place - The Beginning of Taylor's Yoga Journey

I’ve never enjoyed yoga. I’ve never enjoyed exercising, either. My shin splints and tight hamstrings meant I could not exercise and “feel good” afterward….Despite my unusually tight hamstrings (though they may be slightly better) and zero flexibility, I still show up to my mat for the same reasons: to keep my head in the right place and work through my pain.

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February 1 | The Practice

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February Yoga Challenge: Take it One Pose and One Breath at a Time

Yoga challenges, like cleanses can seem really intimidating when you think about the entirety of 16 or 28 days. The key is to commit fully, and then take it one day at a time. The practice of yoga, is just that, it’s a practice. So you need to approach it that way. Each day is going to be different because our bodies and minds are in different states each day, especially as you begin to add the physical challenge that comes with a daily commitment over time.

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January 25 | The Practice

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The Courage it Takes to Live Alive Amid Challenges - Neeloo’s Story

To wrap-up our January theme of Live Alive and to kick-off our February Challenge, Neeloo, a member of our community, –  a student from Columbus, Ohio – graciously shared her story with us. Her story exemplifies the courage it takes to Live Alive amid life’s greatest challenges. Last year, Neeloo was seriously injured on her walk to work. She shared her story, in her own words.

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January 18 | The Practice | The results

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How To Align Your Practice With Your Life

When you bring your yoga class into alignment with your whole wellbeing, your practice will become profoundly more personal and meaningful. Challenge your mind, body and spirit by choosing classes that are different than your usual routine. Explore. Play. And remember most of all to enjoy your time on your mat today!

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January 11 | The Lifestyle | The Practice | The results

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How Yoga Teacher Training Transformed Nicole Kempka's Life

Teacher Training gave Nicole more than a skill to share with the World, it radically changed how she showed up for herself and for others.

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January 4 | The Lifestyle | The Practice

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Live Alive: 5 Ways To Find More Balance In The New Year

In spite of what you’re reading and seeing, the New Year does not mean you have to radically change your lifestyle, today…Strong commitments to your health goals, juicer and yoga mat are awesome – but, will they last until December 31st, 2018?

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December 28 | The Lifestyle | The Practice

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The Importance of Showing Up - Beth Belkin's Story

It’s crazy to think about how the decisions you’ll make today – December 28th, 2017 – will wildly impact the day-to-day experiences of your life on December 28th, 2023…When I asked Beth what she wants people to take away from her story, she said, “to trust the universal timing of how things unfold – bizarrely perfect.”

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