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Blog: How to Not Fail Your Resolutions Part One

It’s that time of year again: make 10 resolutions, start 3 of them seriously and then fail at meeting any of them by the end of February (March if you are lucky). According to statistics, only 8% of Americans are actually successful in achieving their intentions…womp womp. Why the annual ritual? If it were simply a matter of willpower and determination, more people would be able to make significant changes each January. As it turns out, you actually need a plan, one that works! We can help you plan to stick to those fitness and health resolutions- like for real. Read more…

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Do You Know Why You Move: 3 Motivations to Keep Your Fitness Goals Clear

A popularized form of quasi-yoga is yoga done for the purpose of getting physically stronger, to lose weight and look a certain way. None of these motivators are wrong, so much as they are somewhat inappropriate reasons for going to a yoga class.  When a teacher is diligently constructing classes to help their students reach deeper levels of personal awareness and understanding there is one question that is most annoying/almost offensive: How many calories does this posture/class burn? Cringe, Cringe, Cringe, Cringe:  No! You might be asking why we would feel agitated by such a seemingly innocuous question.  Here’s why: Read more…

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Mind Over Matter? – How a Positive Attitude Can Protect You from Depression and Illness

Having a positive attitude, or being as optimistic as possible, is something that many self-help gurus like Tony Robbins and Stephen R. Covey (The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People) have been talking about for decades. People have varying opinions on the efficacy of a “positive attitude”. Some people even go so far as to say that it’s all a bunch of new-agey hocus-pocus! But it would seem that Covey and Robbins, among many others are right. And you don’t have to look in a mirror every morning and repeat “I am GREAT!”—well, unless you want too!

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