Open Your Heart, Know the Truth – Awareness Conference

Can you think of a better topic and goal for a conference? I hope you’ll attend and partake in this spirited event, chock full of talented teachers. What makes this phrase (open your heart, know the truth) so powerful? If we are called to “open” our hearts, then the implication is that we have somehow […]

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Ojo Santa Fe Spa and Resort Avita Yoga Retreat

Ojo Santa Fe Spa and Resort Avita Retreat Retreats are back! October 24 -29 (5 night getaway) Join Jeff Bailey for this mind and body getaway. Practice Avita Yoga 2-3 times a day, explore nearby Santa Fe–history, art and cuisine. Safely accepting 20 participants for each date, possibly more if COVID restrictions lift. Lori and […]

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Feet: Keeping Your Foundation Strong and Healthy Workshop

Keeping Your Foundation Strong and Healthy Workshop Friday, February 26  12:00 – 12:45 PM   Every building has a foundation. Whether it’s a high-rise or a house, the structure you live in has a foundation. Everything above the foundation rests upon it. Everything above must interact with the parts below. Feet are the body’s foundation. […]

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A New Beginning

The New Year holds excitement for many reasons. It’s a symbol of hope for one basic reason: We survived the previous year, and the upcoming year must be better than the last one, a new beginning. Then we dance and party, albeit a little more privately this year. Oh, and we make a resolution that […]

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Maintain a Yoga Practice

There are very few “old-timers” in yoga….those that have maintained a practice for the majority of their life. Most who maintain a yoga practice into their dotage have either modified it greatly from the practice of their youth, or they have a body type that can handle the intensity. Most yoga today pushes the body […]

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The Goal of All Goals

On our Avita Community Chat last night, a practitioner made a statement that we can all relate to in one form or another. The statement was, “I want to be free of pain.” Don’t we all have bodily desires? Don’t we all have a goal for a body part to be better? Do we not […]

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Legs Up the Wall: Viparita Karani

It’s Viparita Karani in Sanskrit but we commonly refer to it as Legs Up The Wall. The benefits are many and surprisingly profound which is why we rely on this shape often in Avita Yoga. With practice, you’ll be able to nap in the shape. Here are some of the benefits: Improves circulation to the brain, shoulders, […]

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We ALL live in a Yellow Submarine

This video is about the importance of including everyone in your heart and mind. We ALL live in a yellow submarine, how true. We cannot awaken from the dream alone. We cannot enter the Kingdom of Heaven (which is a State of Mind), alone. We heal and grow together. I think that’s what the Beatles […]

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Are dreams supposed to make sense?

  I know times are challenging. Like any other dream, nothing makes sense. The moment we seem to get a grip on something it slips away or changes. Sometimes there’s a feeling of helplessness and it feels like we’re sinking in quicksand and yet time and life is speeding up. We turn to the news […]

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Three Levels of Avita Practice

Avita Yoga® is the only yoga that takes a consistent multi-level approach that works for people of all ages and abilities. It works because it relies on time-tested principles that span three different levels of  Avita® practice: Green, Orange, and Red.   Three to four classes are recommended per week. A bolster and a strap […]

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