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Everything a Yogi Would Ever Want to Know About the 12 Steps by Joe Lewis

Unless you have been living under a rock (or maybe in an isolated ashram in India) for the past 30 years you have probably heard of the 12 Steps. I say this because in our society 1 in 3 people are addicts or are  affected by addiction. The 12-Steps– and the meetings, fellowship, literature, and ideas of addiction that surround them–have allowed more people
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Philosophy Geek’s Corner: A Big Version of Love

Valentine’s Day: whether you love it or loathe it, it seems to be one of the most divisive holidays on our cultural calendar. Got a sweetie to celebrate with? Maybe you adore the day and look forward to it (or maybe you break out in an anxiety-induced sweat, wondering what’s expected of you on a day like this.) On the other side of things, did you happen
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Holiday Survival Guide: Family Edition!

Here we are, on the doorstep of the holidays. Maybe you can’t wait to step across that threshold and get your celebration on. Or, if you’re like me, you feel a combination of “I’ve been looking forward to this all year” and “how am I going to get through all this without going insane?” Quite often the holidays come with a heaping helping of
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Memberships: Unlimited Yoga = Happier You

You know how great you feel after a really good yoga class…calm,strong and ready for the world. What if you could feel that way as often as you wanted? …That’s what our Dedicated Yogi Membership is for! Dedicated Yogi Membership includes: Unlimited Weekly Classes with some of the most highly-trained teachers in Albuquerque 50% discount on workshops and series classes with our teachers 20%
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Love Your Neighbor

What’s that old saying about your neighbors? Love your neighbor or something? Well, today this bit hit home for me as I lay in fetal position- no, not crying on my kitchen floor as I can remember doing a few years back- but on my yoga mat after a splendidly taught class by Damon Scott. As I felt my body melding with the earth,
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Redefine Your Practice

Ok- so here it is- a real life, un-veiled peak into my personal practice…ever evolving for sure. Today seemed like a particularly perfect time to write about how we define our personal practice. (She writes on her laptop while in Pidgeon pose). There is the practice that can happen in that perfectly and simplistically decorated and dedicated space- where there are no interruptions, and
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Summer (Yoga) Poetry Project: Fire/Space

This week’s episode of the Summer (Yoga) Poetry Project is inspired by the kind practice you do when you don’t know what else in the world to do with yourself. This is usually a good time to sit down. Much love and thanks for reading, Erin 2. Fire/Space when you finally do concede the seat of your rage you might discover an astonishing tenderness
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You Minus Sugar = Super You

Sugar. Oh, honey honey. You build up in my system so innocently at first, enticing me with your promises of late-afternoon energy and lasting satisfaction. I buy it for a while. I think, “what’s with all this gluten-free obsession? (Because, y’know, grains = glucose) As long as I stay active, sleep enough and eat well most of the time, all this anti-grain, anti-sugar brouhaha
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Meet Your Teachers: Quela Robinson

Quela teaches our Thursday noon $5 Power Hour–a great way to prepare for the weekend! How would you describe your teaching style?  I would describe my teaching style as grounded and accessible to everyone What is your favorite thing about yoga? My favorite thing about yoga is that no other endeavor will accept you exactly as you are and improve you with or without
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Meet Your Teachers: Josh Forman

Josh teaches our Wednesday night 5:30-7 All Levels Vinyasa class, our Thursday night 7:30-8:30 $5 Intro to Acrobatic Yoga, and our Thursday night 8:30-9:30 $5 Acrobatic Yoga Jam. –How would you describe your teaching style?  Philosophical warrior-poet dance techniques that will make you smile.   –What’s your favorite thing about yoga? Yoga is an ever-present strategy for coming into deeper and subtler connections with
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