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Latest Inspiration from The Daily Downward Dog

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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Top Thrill Yoga

A note from The Daily Downward Dog: This post originally ran on July 17, 2012. As I prepare for the Top Thrill Yoga Retreat at The Hotel Breakers this August 28-30, I pulled this out of the archives for inspiration and thought you might like to read it too!   I...

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Homeworkasana

I am in the midst of my 300-hour Yoga Teacher Training, knee deep in yoga texts, self study, and special projects, and loving this incredible journey to becoming a certified 500-hour Yoga Teacher. One of my homework assignments this month comes straight from a book we...

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