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How Can Yoga Be Stressful?

Most people think of yoga as being a relaxing, calming, gentle workout for body, mind and spirit, unless it’s a Power Yoga workout. But yoga stressful? No way! I’ve always relaxed in yoga classes until I started yoga immersion and teacher training and began to stress about yoga. Here’s what happened that really stressed me out in last month’s training at Yogakula. About an hour before lunch, Siri, one of our teachers, gave us an unexpected in class assignment. We counted off into … [Read more...]

How to Transform Stress into Power!

I came home from the gym on a recent Friday afternoon to discover my power had been turned off because my neighbor didn’t pay his utility bill. Grrrr! So why was my power turned off too? I immediately contacted the power company and was told this was a problem for my landlord and that until my neighbor’s bill was paid, the power would remain off. Obviously that wasn’t going to work. I checked with my neighbor who told me he couldn’t pay his bill until he received his disability check … [Read more...]