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How To Do A Sun Salutation

So what exactly is a Sun Salutation (Surya Namaskar)?  There are several variations, but in general a sun salutation is a series of poses that flow continuously with your breath, and are often performed in the beginning of vinyasa yoga classes to warm up the body.  The most common sun salutation A consists of 8 main poses:… Continue reading How To Do A Sun Salutation

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#StopDropAndDance With Grace Ling Yu

So you know when a catchy song comes on the radio, and your body just wants to MOVE? Well, that's exactly how I feel, pretty much on a daily basis.  Justin Timberlake's latest song, "Can't Stop the Feeling," is no joke.  When I first heard that song, it was around 10pm.  And I stayed up another… Continue reading #StopDropAndDance With Grace Ling Yu

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Prenatal Yoga Dance to “How Long Will I Love You,” By Ellie Goulding

Mother's Day just passed two days ago, and at times I am still in disbelief that Mother's Day is now a celebration for me too!  How much changes in 5 years... from never sleeping in anymore, to taking 1 hour to get out of the house in the mornings versus 15 minutes, to having stuff...… Continue reading Prenatal Yoga Dance to “How Long Will I Love You,” By Ellie Goulding

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Best TRX Core Exercises Choreographed to Me and My Girls by Selena Gomez

TRX was absolutely foreign to me in the beginning of this year.  I had no idea what it was, not to mention what you do with it.  Well, well, well.  My studio, Marin Power Yoga, made the BEST decision about 9 months ago to invest in TRX and add this amazing workout into our class… Continue reading Best TRX Core Exercises Choreographed to Me and My Girls by Selena Gomez

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Power Yoga Playlist – “Earth”

On April 22nd each year, we celebrate Earth Day.  It is a great reminder to Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle!  A perfect example is observing the habits of my 3 year old daughter and realizing I have plenty of teachable moments to show her how we can be much kinder to the environment! Example #1) After… Continue reading Power Yoga Playlist – “Earth”

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Prenatal Yoga For Experienced Yogis

If you had a regular yoga practice for at least one year before getting pregnant, than this post is for you.  Maintaining your yoga practice throughout your pregnancy will help you feel better physically by stretching out areas that are achy, keeping your body strong and limber, and allowing you to sleep better at night. … Continue reading Prenatal Yoga For Experienced Yogis

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The Meaning of Easter Through Dance

What is the meaning of Easter? To me, Easter is love, sacrifice, and hope. It is a love that we receive regardless how many times we make mistakes, hurt others, or criticize ourselves.  It is a love that never leaves our side.  It is a love so deep that we were worth dying for. It… Continue reading The Meaning of Easter Through Dance

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Yoga Dance – “Make You Feel My Love”

It's been about 9 months since my first Yoga Dance, and now that I am a year older as of yesterday, I decided it was time to try doing another one.  Yoga is such a challenging and humbling practice.  There is always something more to learn, more to grow, more to develop... and yet, we… Continue reading Yoga Dance – “Make You Feel My Love”

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Power Yoga Playlist – “Spring”

March is here, and we begin to say goodbye to winter and hello to spring.  One of my favorite things about March is seeing all the spring blossoms that begin appearing everywhere.  A normal commute along the usual roads, or a regular walking path around the neighborhood, can be brightened by the beautiful colors and… Continue reading Power Yoga Playlist – “Spring”