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Regina Pfeifer

Love is essential to well-being. Why are you excited/happy/committed to sharing your wisdom at the 2020 Victoria Yoga Conference?After attending the VYC three times both as a volunteer with Ajna Yoga and a paying participant, I feel very honored to now join the...

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Long Nights Moon Restorative Yoga Practice

Each full moon has a name that reflects the changing seasons and the natural world around us. These names were given by ancient cultures that followed the lunar months as a way of tracking the passage of time rather than the solar year that we follow. -Sarah Jane...

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Pause, Reflect, Love, Stand.

She sat on the edge of her bed, gazing out her window at the mystical forest across the street. She felt a rush of sensation through her body and mind, a little voice that was barely heard. Softly it spoke, “ pause”. Yoga teaches us to listen to this inner voice. This...

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Clearing the Path to Your Most Beautiful Life

Vision boards bring clarity and focus to your life paths. A guest blog post by Alex Van Tol It’s a new year, and you’ve been given the gift of many days stretching ahead of you, each one open and ready to be filled — ready for you to create the best possible life for...

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Stella Panagiotidis

Connecting with love fosters joy. Why are you excited/happy/committed to sharing your wisdom at the 2020 Victoria Yoga Conference? As a Victoria Yoga Conference Ambassador, I'm deeply grateful for the opportunity to forge connections with attendees from across North...

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Rachel Scott

We must bring love into everything that we touch. Why are you excited/happy/committed to sharing your wisdom at the 2020 Victoria Yoga Conference?Down to my toes, I believe that when a group of people come together to learn and grow, we can make a change that ripples...

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Farah Nazarali

Love is the medicine our modern world needs Why are you excited/happy/committed to sharing your wisdom at the 2020 Victoria Yoga Conference?I'm committed to sharing the wisdom of yogic practices because our world is in need of peace, love, connection, and a...

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Bedtime Tips to Nourish and Restore the Body and Mind

The practice of asana is to train the body, release excess energy, and provide strength, stability and flexibility so the body can be in a comfortable seat for long periods of time (meditation). This is why it’s important to know that your yoga practice may not...

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Speaking the Language of the Universe

Why does it feel like I can never catch a break? Or get ahead… when I’m trying soooo hard? I get it. I used to have the same questions… and what I learned through years of studying, practicing and learning is....To design a handcrafted life you love, you must do these...

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Riding Waves During the Holiday Season

During the holidays, we often end up giving a lot to others - not in the terms of physical gifts, though this also may be true.  We give our time, our emotions, our energy – so with all of this giving to others, how do we still show up for ourselves?  -Nicole Scott-...

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Morning Sadhana; Creating Sacred Space and Ritual

Ever since I was a kid and up until my mid 20’s, I would sleep in until the very last possible minute, then frantically get reay and rush to wherever I needed to be that morning. I was known as being definitely not a morning person, and was usually grumpy until I had...

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Just Do Something.

Do we need to be inspired to practice or can we just come to our mats for the sake of it. Confession: There are many days I'm not actually inspired to practice, but I am committed. And THAT matters. -Sarah Meyer- 2020 VYC Ambassador - Victoria Sarah Meyer...

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The Recipe for a Great Yoga Class

It’s often hard to get constructive feedback from most people. So yoga teachers are pretty much left to their own methods of figuring out how to craft a “good” class and how to figure out how to make a class “better.” Here are some of my top tips for constructing a...

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Becoming Yourself on the Mat

In the beginning yoga was awful for me. I constantly had panic attacks, got stuck in poses, and heard the unlimited words of self hate to me. Although this continued each time, my heart still pushed me to continue. Like an inner being tapping at my door, eventually in...

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Love: Medicine of Modern Times

When we think of love, we often think of romantic love; a couple leaning in towards one another, luscious reds, chocolate treats, sparkly objects and the hint of tenderness, passion, and intimacy. This is only one of the many flavors of love which include:...

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