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Embracing change

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Whenever we begin something anew that we’ve done many times before, whether a work project or a romantic relationship, there are always parts of us that are the same, and others that are different. Like the seasons we are dynamic and are always transforming, becoming someone new a little piece at a time. Sometimes the changes are dramatic and life-altering, such …

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Yoga meets Christianity

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In the heart of The South, yoga studios are few and far between, with plenty of misunderstanding on the parts of yogis and proud generations of Southerners alike. Despite all this, a genuine practice has its place below the Mason-Dixon, where yoga culture has taken on a life of its own. Justin Linderman of Shoals Yoga Studio, located in Florence, AL, …

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How yoga lost its cool

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Yoga had its moment. Sometime after the Madonna years when it was elevated from its Maharishi, bearded beginnings. Today, in the years of social media and big business, The Beatles are all its got left.  Some teachers aren’t very yogic in nature. Take the yoga teacher contestant on that intellectually stimulating show Love in the Wild. ‘I’m extremely competitive’ she …

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How not to detox

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Consisting of only lemons and maple syrup you’ve probably already heard of the Master Cleanse even if like me you’re not a seasoned detoxer. That’s because Beyonce is a fan and apparently it makes your hair, like, totally shiny. I’ve never done a complete fast before. I say ‘complete’ as though I’ve dabbled in a partial one when actually all …

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