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Living Yoga Dallas Blog Is bringing together the voices of a community as diverse as the bodies that step onto yoga mats in Dallas, Fort Worth, and Beyond!

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A slice of PY (Psychotherapeutic Yoga)

Adriana Speiker

Life, Meditation, Mindfulness, Weightloss, Wellness, Yoga

I have been dancing with yoga for over a decade and still don't know who is leading! It brought me out of a depression in college when I struggled to get out of bed. It kept me moving (through breath focus) when I was standing at attention in Army Basic Training. It held me accountable when I...

An Ojas Building Shake

Christina Vargas

Ayurveda, Food, Mindfulness, Wellness

Ojas is our "inner sap", our vitality, consciousness and immunity. It is the basis for physical and mental endurance, the internalized essence of digested food and thought.

Ojas is responsible for protecting the body from physical harm and provides emotional stability. It grounds us and...

How To Be Body-Positive With Yoga

Ronald Mccarthy

Life, Meditation, Mindfulness, Wellness, Yoga

Everyone has a self-image or self-concept about themselves that either presents them in a positive or negative light. What you think about yourself is ultimately portrayed on the forefront as your body image. As the term suggests “body-positive” basically means having a positive perception about...

Balancing Vata During Seasonal Change

Kirsten Joy Burch

Ayurveda, Food, Life, Mindfulness, Wellness

This morning I watched Vata blow in, signaling the continuing change of seasons, and I was reminded by my dear friend Christina from ...

Before and After: Transformation

Jen Malloy

Food, Life, Weightloss, Wellness, Yoga

The before and after photo collection is everywhere these days: here I am, fit and fabulous; here I was, overweight and unhappy. I have them too. I have a lot of them. For my late 20s and early 30s, I was overweight - anywhere from 40 to 70 pounds overweight, depending on when you knew me. Five...

Are you practicing Yoga Nidra?

Hillary Arrieta

Life, Meditation, Mindfulness, Wellness, Yoga

Learn how this ancient but widely unknown yoga practice can enhance your life.

I learned about yoga nidra during my yoga teacher training as most of us do but the practice really stood out for me. 

I've been a massage therapist for over a dozen years and have seen how...

la interview: tracee stanley - yogini & film producer


Life, Meditation, Mindfulness, Wellness, Yoga

Enjoy this interview by and get to know more about Tracee!

Tracee Stanley teaches a breath-...

Healing Abuse within the LGBTQI Community

Dr. Paula Joyce


We all grow up with fears, feelings of not being good enough and insecurities. Now add being told by your family, society and your religion that there is something innately wrong with you, that you need to be fixed, that there is no room in heaven for you and top if off with the belief that God...

4 Tricks to Make Tough Decisions Easier

Bethany Dotson

Life, Mindfulness

If you’re anything like me, making decisions – especially big ones that will leave an impact on your heart, your life or someone else- can be an excruciating process of option-weighing, backing and forthing, doubt, sleepless nights and paralyzing anxiety.

How do I know I’m making the...

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