The Benefits of Turning your World Upside-down

An inversion is most generally categorized as any asana in which the head is below the heart. And while headstand, handstand, forearm stand, and shoulder stand immediately come to mind, there are gentler variations that may be more accessible for students early on in their inversion relationship: Down dog, standing forward folds, legs up the wall, and happy baby are lovely ways in which to get things moving in new directions without jumping in the deep end. 

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The Bliss of Setting Boundaries

Setting boundaries is a vital component to living a healthy and well-balanced life. Too often we can stretch ourselves thin mentally, energetically, and physically. When we allow our boundaries to be undermined or overturned too often, our being can suffer. It can result in stress, disconnection, and exhaustion. The opportunity to exercise the power of setting boundaries offers itself up everywhere in life: work, school, friends, family, strangers, and yes, on the yoga mat. 

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