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Latest Inspiration from The Daily Downward Dog

Messages from the Universe – Bali Calling

I’m a big believer in listening to messages from the universe. In fact, I’ve written about this subject many times here on The Daily Downward Dog. It is a concept I originally picked up during a workshop with Erich Schiffmann, where he taught us to sit in meditation...

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The Power of Intention

I haven't written much about my 300-hour yoga teacher training, primarily because ever since it began in September of 2014 I have been so immersed in yoga study that there hasn't been time left for writing. It was a 17-month spiritual journey that transformed the way...

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Redhead in the Red Rocks!

Woo hoo...the energy of the Red Rocks in Sedona, Arizona have long been calling my name, and I'm super excited to announce that this Redhead is heading to the Red Rocks and I hope you will join me! Are you ready for a week of yoga, meditation, kirtan, mantra, healing,...

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YOGA in the 330!

I'm proud to say that Akron, Ohio is my hood. Long known for where the rubber hits the road, it will soon be known as where the yoga raises the vibration of LOVE, after hundreds of yogis roll out their yoga mats and join together as a community on a huge university...

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Enjoy Your Life

I couldn't come back from my yoga retreat in Greece without a bunch of stories, and here is one I'd like to share about a restaurant owner on the island of Naxos. It is a story about trust, kindness, selfless service – and has an added bonus of a helpful little mantra...

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Woo Hoo I’m Baaaack!

Happy October Yogis! I am so excited to be back in Ohio after a few weeks filled with Top Thrill Yoga and the most awesOMe adventure in Greece. I am full of inspiration, stories, and beautiful photos from the I Am Love Yoga retreat in Santorini, so stay tuned over the...

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