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It’s all in the prana by Jessica Blanchard

I’m beginning the fourth week of the Teachers’ Intensive with Richard Freeman. Intensive it is. I had the idea that I would have time to write weekly or even bi-weekly inspiring blog posts. Just being able to attend the sessions with my little one has been intensive. Each day we’ve broken down yoga postures, practiced […]

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Why Ashtanga Yoga is unique

A practitioner for almost 15 years, in three continents, through job and life changes, including childbirth. An authorized Level 2 teacher from the direct lineage of Sri K. Pattabhi Jois, these are some of my reflections on why Ashtanga vinyasa yoga is unique. 1. What you do in class has nothing to do with the […]

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From the Big Apple to the Big Easy by Amanda Smear Bauder

We are delighted to welcome Amanda to the teaching team at Balance.  Come and meet her Thursdays at 7:30pm, donation based class until 5/29, then an Intermediate Level Vinyasa class.  She will also teach Saturdays 10:00 Vinyasa on alternate weeks, starting 5/24.  And stay tuned for more starting in June! Last February I came to […]

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Building Community with Fund17 by Haley Burns

This Tuesday at 7:30pm Balance Yoga & Wellness will be hosting a Candlelight Yoga Fundraiser benefitting a new and growing non-profit, Fund 17. As the founder of Fund 17, I am excited that other community organizations are interested in supporting our work. Fund 17 strives to fight opportunity inequality by providing financial tools for self-empowerment […]

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Why all college students should do yoga by Sydney Licht

Why all college students should do yoga… When I first started practicing yoga, I had a teacher who would begin each class by asking us to dedicate our practice. We could dedicate it to a goal we were trying to achieve, a person we knew, or we could dedicate it to ourselves.  I always liked […]

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Why alignment – Why anatomy by Tim Feldman

A good use and healthy alignment is the natural state of the body. Connecting to this innate state unravels habitual patterns and untangles energy, enhancing well-being, vitality and effortlessness. The means is to practice with a simple yet profound kinesthetic awareness and understanding of the architectural structure of your individual body. why alignment In this […]

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