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Are you a green eyed Monster?
Published Sunday, November 6, 2016 by Paula Ribotto

Are you a "green eyed monster" or are struggling to "keep up with the Jones's"?  Then find out how the 2nd Niyama of the Yoga Sutras can help you to find contentment and happiness with the life you have right now

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Saucha Purity You are What you Eat
Published Monday, October 31, 2016 by Paula Ribotto

Saucha or purity is the 1st of 5 Niyamas and is really about cleanliness, inside and out.  While most of us have good habits in taking care of the outside of our body, yoga also has several tools to help clean the inside of the body to support the removal of toxins and waste.  Some of these practices are simple like practicing the breath of fire to clean the lungs and energize the body, taking a cold shower to flush the circulatory system, or using a neti pot to clean the nasal passageway, brushing the teeth and tongue is also one of those practices.  Other practices

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The Art of Letting Go
Published Sunday, October 23, 2016 by Paula Ribotto

Aparigraha – The  Art of Letting Go

Aparigraha is the last of the 5 Yamas and can be understood as non-grasping, non-hoarding, or non-greed.  Now if you asked my husband how I rated in this he would probably tell you

 

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Tame our Overindulgences
Published Monday, October 17, 2016 by Paula Ribotto

Brahmacharya – Taming our Indulgences

Everywhere we look we see the results of living in excess.  In a society that preaches more is better, it can be difficult to hear the voice of intuition that begs for moderation to maintain balance…which can make this Yama a challenging one to work on and some may even wonder why would I want to bother?  To give an example,

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