Unravelling the Science of Yoga – The Power of Breath – Ashtanga Yoga Fitness Article

Unravelling the Science of Yoga – The Power of Breath by Silvia Lopez Herrero There are pivotal moments in life when we most need perspective. The space to connect to our intuition and gain clarity on our direction through this life. And so it was that I found myself spending last Christmas in India on a 15 day silent meditation retreat. I was apprehensive but as they explained: “The silence allows one to sink into a deeply peaceful state of…

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CFJC SPRING 2018 NUTRITION CHALLENGE! – Crossfit Fitness Article

CFJC SPRING 2018 NUTRITION CHALLENGE! We are excited to announce our spring 2018 CFJC Nutrition Challenge:Beach Buns and Guns (get ready for summer!)We’ll start with a challenge seminar that will take place on April 8th at 12pm at the gym. At that time we’ll explain what’s involved in the challenge, give you some information to get you started and announce the prizes for the winners (and how to win)!We are partnering with Healthy Steps Nutrition, a dietician led program with…

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Yoga Transitions ~ develop a deeper practice – Ashtanga Yoga Fitness Article

Yoga Transitions ~ develop a deeper practice Transitions in yoga, and life, can be challenging. When we learn to transition with grace, control and precision in our physical practice it affects our life off the mat, bringing more confidence into our lives. On the mat we note our progress as we master new asanas, but often don’t take the time to focus on the fluidity as we release from one pose and prepare for the next. Graceful  and controlled transitions…

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21 Day Yoga Challenge | thepoweryogaco – Ashtanga Yoga Fitness Article

21 Day Yoga Challenge | thepoweryogaco We are delighted to introduce you to our upcoming 21 Day Yoga Challenge.   In this fast paced world it’s hard to find the time or discipline to connect with our inner selves. A 21 day practice gives you the space to find yourself again, bringing positive, healthy energy into all areas of your life. Open yourself to the possibility of transformation in your life, your mind and your body.  Each day brings a new opportunity for growth. Learn…

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Class Review: Mom in Balance Outdoor Bootcamp – Fitness Article

I don’t know why I waited so long to try Mom in Balance, a fitness class for pregnant and postpartum women. I was probably put off by the word “mom’ in the name. (Since I am not yet a mom.)  But if that’s holding you back, try to get over it. I’m glad I did. Mom in Balance is an outdoor bootcamp company that offers classes in parks around New York including Fort Greene Park, Battery Park, Prospect Park and…

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28 Day Anti-Fragile Human Challenge – Workout Fitness Article

Humans are anti-fragile by nature. The concept of anti-fragility is not that we deflect attacks like a Gore-tex repels water, but that we, in fact, need resistance to grow stronger. Humanity is not totally activated, empowered, or fulfilled without challenge. Resistance activates us and breeds human flourishing. This is the backbone of all training. Resistance and adaptation.   We are now witnessing a human spiritual crisis. Across modern society depression, obesity, suicide, and drug overdoses have skyrocketed. We experience the…

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Sharpen the Saw – Poppy Cross – Fitness Article

In Stephen R Covey’s self-improvement book titled The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People he lists “Sharpen the Saw” as one of the key habits. This means that to be effective, we must devote the time to renewing ourselves physically, spiritually, mentally, and socially. I know – it’s a challenge to find adequate time to ensure all spheres are moving along swimmingly  – yet Stephen stresses continuous renewal allows us to synergistically increase our ability to practice each effective habit. The…

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Restore & Release Challenge | 1/8/2018 – Workout Fitness Article

This time last year, I was heading into 2017 on a mission to “detox the stress.” And to be honest, I fell flat on my face! Last year was one of the most stressful years of my life! I seemed to accomplish very little yet, it ended on tremendous revelation and hope. We moved around quite often with ideas we could stay put and I could cut out all the bad things from my life and really develop my next…

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