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The Sunshine of your Heart

https://youtu.be/tceiKraaoYo Life is an unknown adventure. I have been dancing and teaching dance for 30 years, practicing Bhakti yoga for 20 years, and Hatha Yoga for 10. It has been an incredible path of self-discovering and healing for me all together. I was always very attracted to Mantra meditation and Kirtan, and it became one…
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Asana…

By Michael Ortiz, LTY trainee 2016 When looking at the 8-limbed approach of Astanga Yoga, the 1st limb we reach after the moral and ethical code (yama/niyama) is Asana.  Although the Asana practice is but briefly mentioned in the Yoga Sutras and even at that it is referring more to the seated posture for meditation, for…
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Yoga & Recovery

By Michael Ortiz, LTY trainee 2016 One of the primary reasons why I am completing the 200hr RYT training is to bring this amazing and inspiring practice to the recovery community and to share the gifts that I have received thru practicing Yoga. Having 12 years sober myself, I have lived through recovery with and without Yoga and I…
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Being Pregnant While Certifying in Yoga

By Cristina Cernuda LTY trainee/2016 When I made the decision to certify in yoga the thought of getting pregnant couldn’t have been further from my mind—but it seems that’s when these little miracles happen; always when you least expect it. The news was received with incredible joy and relentless excitement, but a small part of me…
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Why Vegan?

The Spiritual Side of Veganism/ Why Vegan as Taught by Lightrail Yoga Teacher Training There have been many times at work or with friends who offer me food that isn't vegan (a piece of birthday cake) and they tell me "Come on, just eat it don't be so strict on yourself" as if being vegan…
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Raw Vegan Pumpkin Cheesecake

Fall season is here! That means bring out the pumpkin recipes! My special recipe is vegan and raw, PUMPKIN PIE CHEESECAKE. I made it for the first time last Thanksgiving for my family, (who is not vegan) and they went crazy over it. It is so delicious and creamy you would think it is a…
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Ahimsa is the root of yoga practice

Practicing ahimsa is the root of the spiritual practice of yoga. All of our actions create an impression in our psyche and the universe. Making the conscious choice for loving and positive action is the first step of practicing ahimsa. We love summer time, it is warm and welcoming, we eat a lot of vegetables,…
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The Sun Salutation

The Sun Salutation (Surya Namaskar)   Sometimes in our lives we live such in a hurry, and end it up forgetting  to pay attention at our surroundings and to breathe.   To make a change start practicing four rounds and gradually build up to twelve rounds, right after you get out of the bed. Making…
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Vegetarian Diet

  If you want to be a true Yogi, you have to do your best to live according to the Eight Limbs of Yoga; the first one being Yamas (Ethical Disciplines). These Ethical Disciplines include ”Ahimsa” (non-harming). Ahimsa means that we should all be kind to each other, feel compassion, not to harm anybody and…
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“Spiritual Warrior”

  Warrior 1- Virabhadrasana1 In most yoga texts such as  the Bhagavad-Gita, is dialog between two famous and feared warriors, set in a battlefield between two great armies spoiling for a fight.. This pose merely represents the “spiritual warrior” who battles with the universal enemy, self- ignorance, which is the ultimate source of all out…
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5th Annual Yoga Camping, Miami/Fl

One of the joys of any camping trip is ending the day around the campfire chatting with friends. On the 1st Annual Yoga Camping Benjamin, Lucas and Simon took care of our campfire!!! The 5th ANNUAL YOGA CAMPING is coming up in MARCH 14-15 at Quiet Waters Park, Fl !! Enjoy homemade salads, vegan BBQ,…
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