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Spotlight On Amrit Yoga: The Seven Integrative Principles

In Amrit Yoga you learn to integrate all limbs of Ashtanga Yoga from the very beginning. Even through the earlier stages,  the attention is on the practice of physical postures, you begin to cultivate the internal focus that includes pratyahara and dharana. In later stages, you deepen your practice by integrating pratyahara (withdrawal of the...

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What Is Yoga?

By Kerry Porter Wills Yoga has come to mean many things to many people. Our growing numbers attest to the growing interest of mainstream America. We are showing up for group classes in studios and gyms by the millions. We are buying videos, props, Eco-friendly mats and snazzy yoga pants. We want a yoga body...

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Yoga Is Not a Sport (At Least Not Yet)

Yoga is a non-competitive activity which one can pursue throughout life and its stages. However, to pick up a Yoga Journal or walk into your average Power Yoga class, many students get the impression that one must already be flexible and strong to practice. Yoga postures are only one aspect of practice. Flexibility and strength...

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Local Writer Blogs YV

A local blog writer, Terri Carr, and client at Yoga Village sent us this link to her recent post. She attended Lisa’s Tuesday class and wrote a complimentary piece about both Lisa and our studio. Check it out here.

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Reduce Stress: Do Yoga!

Why does practicing yoga makes us feel less stressed, not only for the rest of the day but sometimes for the rest of the week? Scientists are finding that yoga asanas, or postures, actually help to reduce the stress hormones that are produced by the adrenal glands, including epinephrine and norepinephrine. According to WebMD, yoga...

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Morean Art Center To Display Margie’s Work

"The Morean Art Center will dedicate a gallery to Margie’s work during the annual members’ show starting Friday, September 3rd. Most of the work will be for sale with the receipts going to an annual members’ show award to the artist who best steps outside their normal media. We have tried to price the work...

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Our Own Beloved Maria Vosilla Passes 5/21

Maria has been a part of the Yoga Village family since it’s inception. She was a much-loved Hot instructor and also worked at the desk. Her passing has been a personal loss for many of us at Yoga Village and we would like to extend our condolences to her family, who held a memorial service...