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Days 29, 30, and 31

Darn you, December! If you had an even number of days, I would not have had to mess up my pattern. Also, darn you, number 31, for being prime! Factors are your friends. Anyway. This is the last daily post

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Day 27 & Day 28

Winding down the Daily Dose of Yoga December challenge. Just a few more days. How have things been going? Day 27: More on Attachment Sometimes I think, “What could be so bad about attachments? It’s feeling happiness from the stuff

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Day 25 & Day 26

One of the last few Daily Dose of Yoga posts. Feel free to use or disregard at your discretion. Day 25: Undoing: Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is a nobler art of leaving things undone. The

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Day 23 & Day 24

We are coming toward the end of the December Yoga Challenge, though there’s still about a week to go. Maybe the real challenge will be whether I can post another week of daily meaningful suggestions! Day 22: Doggie Savasana Protip:

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Day 21 & Day 22

More daily yoga suggestions! Feel free to use whenever and/or modify. Day 21: I’m Sick and Tired and I Hurt and I Haven’t Got Time for This Shit Practice: Who doesn’t need a practice for days like these? Mine —

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Day 19 & Day 20

Another day of yoga suggestions. This time, both of them have to do with sinus discomfort. Because if it is that time of year again for me, it may well be that time of year again for others. After all,

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Day 17 & Day 18

In case you’re new or if you’re an “I don’t notice patterns” kind of person, this is another continuation of December’s Daily Dose of Yoga. Day 17: Non-Attachment to Results Tongue-in-cheek edition. I tried writing something for today. I tried

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Day 15 & Day 16

Another installment in the Daily Dose of Yoga challenge. As always, feel free to modify as befits you. Day 15: NerdFest It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live. – J.K. Rowling via Albus Dumbledore in

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Day 13 & Day 14

Another pair of suggestions for folks who are participating in the Daily Dose of Yoga December challenge. Of course, you can use them even if you’re not participating. ;) Day 13: Cow Face Arms Last time, I started outlining the

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Day 11 & Day 12

Why, yes, another installment in the Daily Dose of Yoga challenge. As always, feel free to use, modify, or ignore at your own risk and will. Day 11: Poses I Love to Hate To be 100% honest, my initial reaction

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Daily Dose of Yoga Check-In #2

For those on the daily yoga December bandwagon: What’s changing? Have you tried anything new? Like it? Is anything becoming consistently harder or consistently easier? What’s staying the same? Might any new habits be starting to gel?

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Day 9 & Day 10

Another post in the daily yoga challenge for anyone who’d like additional suggestions. With this update, I’m being cutesy and going with a hot and cold theme. Day 9: Ujjayi Breath: Sometimes translated as “victorious breath” or “conquering breath,” this

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Day 7 & Day 8

This is another suggestion post in the Daily Dose of Yoga challenge. As always, feel free to modify. Day 7: Attachment & Aversion: Attachment is that magnetic pattern which clusters in pleasure and pulls one towards such experience. Aversion is

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Daily Dose of Yoga: Check-In #1

Depending on your time zone and when you work in your yoga, you’ve probably been working with this challenge for approximately the past 5 days. A few questions for discussion. Feel free to weigh in on all, some, or none

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Day 5 & Day 6

This is another set of suggestions for December’s Daily Dose of Yoga. Again, feel free to use, modify, delay, or ignore these suggestions as you see fit. :) Day 5: Satya & Swadyaya Truth and self-study. Or, as I like

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Day 3 & Day 4

Continuing the Daily Dose of Yoga with suggestions for December 3 and December 4 — or whenever you like, if you like them, according to how they serve you or not. Day 3: Considering Ahimsa I’ve most commonly seen ahimsa

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Day 1 & Day 2

This post is part of my Daily Dose of Yoga December challenge. Each day is a suggestion for thoughts, breath techniques, or poses that are meaningful to me and that I hope will be meaningful to others. Of course, I

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