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Yoga Retreats

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Hang Ten Meditation

Got ten minutes? Try out Maria’s free guided meditation videos with the sound of the surf to relax you.

Women of Wisdom Sedona Yoga Retreat

Feb 5-8, 2018 Join Maria for the retreat and then stay for the Sedona Yoga Festival

Latest Inspiration from The Daily Downward Dog

You (yes, you) Should Go on a Yoga Retreat

By Lisa Sands (woo hoo a guest post on the DDD) I never thought I would be the “type of person” who would go on a yoga retreat. I thought that sort of thing was for people with way too much time on their hands, people with lots of money to spare, or lots of problems...

Redheads, Red Rocks, Goddesses, and an OMazing Yoga Festival

If you think or imagine that the energy in Sedona is amazing, wait until this February when two redheads and an amazing yogini Goddess, and an incredible Yoga Festival descend upon the Red Rocks! Women of Wisdom Red Rocks Vortex Yoga Retreat - Feb 5-8, 2018 I'm super...

2017 Yoga Gift Guide

I'm a big believer that we should share and give gifts every day! The gifts of our kindness, love, and compassion. These are the gifts that keep on giving and that need to be given to ourselves first and then to others. But just in case you are hankering...

Blessed Friday

It is the day before Thanksgiving and I’m sifting through my mail and my email box and can’t help but laugh at all the pre-pre-pre-Black Friday sales. I’ve always disliked the term “Black Friday” – it sounds so bleak, and really, how could any FriYAY be black? I...

‘Cause I Gotta Have Faith

I’m a fan of Soul Coaching Oracle Cards: What Your Soul Wants You to Know" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Oracle card decks that are used to provide guidance and inspiration. I have quite a few of these decks with words of wisdom from nature, Goddesses, Angels, and...

The Magic of Three Breaths

Are you as excited as I am that summer is here? This new season should bring pleasurable thoughts about spending more time outside, lazy summer days at the beach, enjoying fresh food from the garden, and relaxing with friends. But last week instead of being full of...

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