Avita Yoga Materials

In Avita Yoga®, materials are used to provide both support and resistance—and often times a unique combination of the two. This will make more sense once you get started and begin moving through the practice. If you already have some of the materials, GO HERE to purchase what you need (select from the Yoga/Pilates menu item). […]

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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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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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Resolving Sciatic Pain

Almost everyone will experience some degree of sciatic pain in their lifetime. While anyone is prone to this annoying discomfort, it tends to be more predominant in those who sit a lot—drivers and desk workers, for example. The sciatic nerve exits the spinal cord at the lowest part of the spine around the sacrum and […]

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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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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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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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Dealing with Anxiety and Isolation

We all have varying degrees of anxiety these days. In the midsts of a global pandemic, self-isolation and fear of Covid 19, anxiety has become commonplace. Anxiety is a word with broad definition, but if we are honest with ourselves and willing to look a little closer, anxiety is often a result of deeper thoughts […]

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