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Crowdfunding Return to the Source

Return to the Source – Crowdfunding a Dream (desliza abajo para español) I am sure you’ve all heard of Crowdfunding.  It’s an idea that’s been around since 1997, and was first used in the music industry.  Crowdfunding is a way to let fans and friends directly support a band or any other endeavour, from designers […]

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Fascia and slow yoga

On the Alteayoga facebook page, I re-posted a piece from Dr. Mercola’s web site in which fascia is thoughtfully discussed.  I suggest that you pop over and read it, then come back here.  Summing up:  Fascia makes up about 20% of body weight and is like a battery pack for muscles.  It also transports water in […]

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How We Breathe: Moving things around

Introduction We usually just think of the breath as being Oxygen in and CO2 out…if we think about the breath at all.  Yoga practitioners may think about prâna.  But few of us take the time to contemplate all the other things that move around because of the breath. Most of us know a little about […]

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How We Breathe: Mouthbreathing

Introduction Mouth breathing is an all too common habit, and one that can be broken through yogic breathing techniques called pranayama.  In today’s post, I am going to talk about how mouth breathing can become habitual, the problems brought on my this bad habit and some ideas on how to correct mouth breathing. The mouth-breathing […]

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Series: How we breathe – Introduction

Yoga can teach us many things, but perhaps the most important one is how to breathe.  Since I know a lot about breathing, I have decided to begin writing a little series entitled “How we breathe”.  I know that, with great frequency, bloggers start of with big plans to write a series, but things tail […]