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Enter Educator: Stephanie Ellerbeck

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For me, yoga was most influential in making me more comfortable with who I am physically and mentally, while at the same time challenging me to always strive for something more in my life. I like to incorporate some yoga into my life every day, whether it’s through meditation, asana or even just trying to interact with others mindfully and …

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[POTM] Fish: Matsyasana

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Matsya, the fish, was one of the incarnations of the Hindu God Vishnu, who assumed this form to save the world from the Flood. The Fish Pose, Matsyasana, is the counterpose to the Shoulderstand and very commonly is practiced after it. Having stretched the neck and upper spine in Shoulderstand, Plough, Bridge, Rabbit etc., you now compress them as you …

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Spring & Summer Schedule

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New spring/summer schedules begin Monday April 25 2016 Please note: Our online schedule will ALWAYS reflect the current classes, including cancellations, substitute teachers, holidays and events/workshops. You can pick up your print version in studio on April 19 2016. We thank you all again for understanding these adjustments are to better your experiences and help offer what classes are attended …

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Foot Reflexology now @ Samatva

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Reflexology is a natural healing art, based on the principal that there are reflexes on the head, hands and feet that directly correspond with glands, organs and parts of the body. During the treatment, I use my thumb and fingers to stimulate reflex areas on your feet to trigger physiological changes that empower your body to heal itself. Working on …

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[POTM] Tree: Vrksasana

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The yoga name for Vrkshasana can simply be put as Tree Pose Yoga. This Pose belongs to the Inverted Balancing group of poses. It is one of the most difficult, fascinating and effective yoga poses. It is called Tree pose because when performed correctly, it looks like a tree. In other words, you stand still like a tree in the …