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What is Your Intention?

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“When you set an intention, when you commit, the entire universe conspires to make it happen.” ~Sandy Forster We often set our intention for our yoga practice before we begin moving.  Sometimes we are able to keep our intention present throughout our practice, but most often, we forget.  Change and commitment are difficult and yet […]

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“You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your love and affection.” ~Buddha This past weekend, a few ladies and I […]

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Faith is a continuation of reason.” ~William Adams This week we again visit Ardha Chandrasana, half-moon pose.  We persist to do this pose as a continuation of our practice.  We began with a focus on the back body, followed by a the idea of goal setting to achieve the pose, and this week we switch […]

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Your Hidden Self

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“Three things cannot long be hidden; the sun, the moon and the truth.”  ~Buddha This week we practice with a focus on the lunar or backside of our bodies, the side that we often forget about because we cannot see it.  When we look into a mirror, we see our front side, our best side. […]

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Spring Clearing and Cleaning

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“In winter I plot and plan.  In spring, I move.”  Henry Rollins Spring is the time of year that we experience much change.  Here in Indiana, we even spring forward in time for daylight savings time.  Winter this year was difficult, cold and quite challenging for most.  We have hibernated many months and as the days […]

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Life Isn’t an Either-Or Proposition

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“Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure… than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.” ~Teddy Roosevelt As I was training with the kettlebell this morning, I […]

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Fitness vs. Lifestyle

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After spending a great weekend in kettlebell certification with a fitness organization, I am once again committed to the path that we are on at Warsaw’s Secret Fitness.  Don’t get me wrong, I feel that mainstream fitness has its purpose and place, but fitness is only the beginning.  Chasing cardio programs that choose constant, high-intensity […]

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The Only Right Way to Do It

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“The best way to do it, is to do it!” ~Amelia Earhart When trying to make a change in our lives, often we allow ourselves to get bogged down in details, overanalyzing, procrastination, dread or the worst, perfectionism.  We begin to think that we can never accomplish our undertaking to our own high expectations, so […]

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“New Year’s Day.  A fresh start.  A new chapter in life waiting to be written.  New questions to be asked, embraced and loved.  Answers to be discovered and then lived in this transformative year of delight and self-discovery.  Today carve out a quiet interlude for yourself in which to dream, pen in hand.  Only dreams […]

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Being Able To (Do Anything You Want!)

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“A master can tell you what he expects of you. A teacher, though, awakens your own expectations.”      ~Patricia Neal As I reflected this morning on the new year and all of the “things” that need to be done, my mind came back to some of the emails that I have received from my […]

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