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Natarajasana by Julie Lifton

Last week I taught Natarajasana, The King Dancer, in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  As is often the case, I observed the link between the alignment of the body and the intention of the pose. In King Dancer the orientation should be forward, the gaze at eye level, the forward hand and the…
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A Delicious Soup From The Well Fed Yogi!

Mary Callan is a 2018 graduate of Birchwood's 300 Hour Advanced Teacher Training program, a beloved Gentle Yoga instructor, the mother of four beautiful young women, and the author of the blog The Well Fed Yogi. The following is a scrumptious recipe she whipped up after finding a "glut of carrots in the fridge." Mary writes…
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My “Deepening Your Practice” Experience ~ Peggy Dimond

In the fall of 2009, I took the Deepening Your Practice track of Birchwood Center’s 200 Hour Teacher Training Program. I’d been practicing yoga for six years, typically taking 3-4 classes a week, and wanted to learn more about yoga philosophy and broaden my understanding of the postures. I had no ambitions of becoming a…
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