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Zambia Zen

Ok I told you earlier that we were heading off to Zambia to help build houses with Habitat for Humanity…Oh my goodness – I have forgotten to update you on how our trip went. http://www.thesisterhoodofthetravelinghammers.com/

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Yoga Outreach Training

I attended another excellent workshop conducted by Yoga Outreach. Sarah and Nicole facilitated a very informative course that was intended for teachers wanting to work with students dealing with trauma and addiction. The theory and practicality of the information was so well thought out, they provided such sensible safe knowledge that could be applied in […]

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Yoga for Mental Health & Addictions

I attended a training session last night at Yoga Outreach called Yoga for Mental Health & Addictions, Sep 21, 2011. The facilitators, Nicole & Sarah gave the participants a warm welcome and delivered an excellent training session. I left feeling like I got a very good understanding of what to expect and how to conduct a […]

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Opposing Forces with Diane Bruni

Today I was fortunate enough to get in on a really great workshop at Flow Wellness YYoga Studio. The workshop was Opposing Forces with Diane Bruni of  Downward Dog Yoga Centre . She opened the class telling us about her travels this summer through BC and how beautiful she thought it is. And she […]

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Opening to Insight: A Yoga Intensive with Donna Farhi

June 24-28, 2011, I attended a Yoga Intensive with Donna Farhi: Opening to Insight. It was hosted by The Yoga Tree in Seattle WA. Donna is a brilliant teacher, so knowledgeable about the body, her personality was lovely, she was natural and funny and classy. She is a great role model for striving to be […]

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Corporate Yoga Opens Minds

It’s May 2010 and there is a Corporate Teaming Event held in Whistler, BC. Throw a yoga teacher in the mix and what happens? Those who thought yoga was not for them, are thinking again. What a great way to introduce it into their lives. I think the pictures will tell the story if they […]

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Five Quick Steps to Guarantee a Better Posture

A balanced body is a study in patience. The whole notion of perfect posture can drive us into a spin. Too often we rely on feedback from others or our reflection in a store window to affirm that we are doing OK. Does the cautionary whisper from a parent to stop slouching really work? Or […]

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Building for Habitat for Humanity Zambia 2011

Hi everyone. Last year I went on a Habitat for Humanity trip to the country I was born in, Zambia, Africa. Our team helped to build 2 houses. I’m going back again this July and my sister Peggy is going to lead the team. Check out what we are up to at http://www.thesisterhoodofthetravelinghammers.com/ If you would […]

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Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh in Vancouver 2011

Awakening the Heart Retreat: Aug 8-13 (Full) Open Mind, Open Heart: Touching the Wonders of Now public talk: Aug 14 (Tickets avail) Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh in Vancouver 2011 August 8 to 14 Join us for a historic visit by one of the most beloved and respected Buddhist teachers and peace makers of our […]

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What Does A Yogi Look Like?

A Yogi looks like Everyone! From the very young to the very old, the new expecting Mom to be, the proffessional athlete, the tight muscled guy that plays hockey, the couple that loves to run, the gal that plays tennis on the weekend, the guy who wants to rehab through an injury, the busy young […]

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