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Category: yoga

Reclining Twists

There are many ways to do twisting postures; in lunges, standing, seated, and laying down. The supine or reclining twists tend to be a little safer for people because of the support from the floor. A few of the more common twists are shown…

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At ease

I’m writing this from my bedroom where I’m listening to the birds sing and watching rainbows shimmer on the wall from the crystal that hangs in my window. The crystal is a large ball and above it there is a hummingbird. It’s very meaningful…

Find your life’s purpose

I am a goal oriented person. I create personal and business goals and make lists of the steps I need to take to get there. I have my business plan laid out in a document that incorporates all business aspects, meaning what marketing is required, finance required,…

Sacroiliac Joints and Yoga

A number of people who practice yoga, especially women, develop pain in the sacroiliac (SI) joints. Some of the pain in women is structural – in women only two segments of the sacrum move with the pelvis while in men 3 do. This leads…

Happy Easter! 🐰🐥

Reena Davis Wellness Newsletter Happy Easter to all of you! This isn’t an easter message because, well, I’m not a religious leader! However, it’s like a gift for your brain. Neurons that fire together wire together. Have you ever heard this? It’s essentially a…

May we be safe

I just did my morning meditation in which I was using the phrases in the graphic. This was a guided meditation with Kristin Neff . Sometimes, when we find it difficult to still our minds, guided meditations are a wonderful tool. And there are…

A Course in Mindfulness

With its roots in Buddhism, mindfulness is an art unto itself. The practice allows us to slow down and to enjoy our moment to moment pleasures as well as deal with those situations that arise in the moment without carrying them throughout the days…

Kleshas ~ The Cause of Suffering

Suffering is optional, it doesn’t feel that way and it’s a tough thing to wrap our heads around for sure, but optional none the less. According to yogis the reason that we suffer in life is the Kleshas. The five main kleshas are described…

It's Spring and that means it's kapha season!

A dosha, put very simply, is a makeup of elements that are found in nature (ether, air, water, fire and earth). These elements are found in everyone as well as our food, the air around us, the exercise we do and more. The three…

Satisfaction Guaranteed

Let’s face it, there are no guarantees in life. So my title is a big ole lie! However, there are ways to make even the most unappealing tasks more meaningful. From a yoga perspective, karma yoga, or the yoga of action as it is…