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Update: Tula Yoga Closing

As of July, I’ve been teaching yoga for eight years, and in that time I’ve been blessed to always have a yoga home (or many homes—six different studios to be exact). However, over the weekend, I learned that Tula Yoga and Jiu Jitsu is closing its doors permanently. Unfortunately, the business, which was established in… Continue reading Update: Tula Yoga Closing

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Yoga for Creativity: Building Heat through Core Strength

When you get stuck in a creative rut, sometimes it's from a lack of fire (aka motivation, drive). Adding movement into your routine can help. Yoga, specifically heat-building practices like core strengthening, can help. Check out this short light-ish practice  designed to help you activate your abdominal muscles and add a little fire to your… Continue reading Yoga for Creativity: Building Heat through Core Strength

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How to Fuel Your Creative Fire

As with any endeavor sometimes within creative work we find our pursuits have suddenly shifted from a raging fire of motivation down to dying embers at the bottom of an uninspired ashy pit. And though we can see that last flicker of glowing red among smoldering black, we walk away and let the remaining coal… Continue reading How to Fuel Your Creative Fire

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Yoga for Creativity: Light Stretch

Join me for a light stretchy practice focused on relieving strain in the major muscle groups and areas that hold on to tension from long hours writing, designing or creating! We'll end the practice with a creative meditation to exercising your imagination muscle. Next week's blog post: Actualizing My Status as an Author and Why… Continue reading Yoga for Creativity: Light Stretch

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Yoga for Creativity: FLOWing with Imagination

Join me for a low, slow flow and an imaginative meditation. Designed to overcome creative blocks and get those juices flowing. Check back on Monday for a new blog that dives deeper into this subject: 3 Ways to Boost Creativity when you get Stuck!

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Yoga for Creatives: Hips and Internal Dialogue

Your internal dialogue can make or break your ability to create or create well. What lies do you tell yourself? Do you speak kindly to yourself or do you tear yourself down? In this practice, let me shower you with positive affirmations while we work on opening in the hips (By the way, we store… Continue reading Yoga for Creatives: Hips and Internal Dialogue

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Yoga for the Creative: Balancing Right and Left Sides

For those of you suffering from a creative/mental block, the yoga theory is that by practicing twists and poses that cross the midline of the body, one can begin to bring balance to both sides of the brain. Thus tapping into those creative AND analytical skills needed to overcome obstacles. Over the next several weeks… Continue reading Yoga for the Creative: Balancing Right and Left Sides