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Yoga Hits the Super Bowl: 5 Tips for Teaching Boys

Mrs. Gillen, if everyone did yoga, the world would be pink! This comment from an 11 year old boy was typical of those Lynea heard from the boys in her elementary school’s behavior classroom when she first brought in yoga … Continue reading

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Bones! (And 3 Tips to Help Your Kids Develop Healthy Ones)

It’s the time of year when you can’t turn your head without seeing bones – in store displays, in front of homes, even in our yoga trainings! One concept we explored a lot in our recent Yoga for Seniors courses … Continue reading

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Honoring our Children, Honoring Ourselves, Honoring our Elders

A guest post by Kimberly Carson, co-instructor for our new Yoga for Seniors Certification program. Growing a beautiful, productive garden is more complex than just supplying water, appropriate sunlight and good soil. Among other things, you must consider the effects … Continue reading

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Focus Behind the Razor Wire (Yoga Calm Goes to Jail, Part 3)

A guest post by Certified Yoga Calm Instructor Jeff Albin Part 1     Part 2 The detention officer bursts through the conference room door at exactly the same time the voice of CONTROL blares over the intercom: “MR ALBIN WHAT ARE YOU … Continue reading

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Not Your Mother’s Yoga Class (Yoga Calm Goes to Jail, Part 2)

A guest post by Certified Yoga Calm Instructor Jeff Albin – Read Part 1 here The sounds of Foghat’s “Slow Ride” echoing through the claustrophobic halls at the detention center would be the first clue that this is not your … Continue reading

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Nurturing Our Natural Love of the Earth

Springtime again! And who can resist the call of the sun, leafing trees, beautifully blooming flowers? Our response is deep-seated. Rooted in our genetics is a love for nature, for the beauty of natural settings. It came early this year, … Continue reading

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Yoga Calm Goes to Jail

A guest post by Certified Yoga Calm Instructor Jeff Albin Deputies and probation officers have been driving through the gates of Norcor (Northern Oregon Corrections) for over 10 years now. For them, it is an old routine. Nothing new greets … Continue reading

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