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What are you really giving?

“You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.” – Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet Last Friday, I wrote a post about what Christmas was like for me when … Read More

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A Little Dose of Gratitude

I remember pouting around for an entire Christmas day after opening presents. I’m actually embarrassed to admit that it really wasn’t all that long ago. I was probably around fifteen years old (and clearly in desperate need of some Baptiste … Read More

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My Survival Guide to “40 Days”

Last week was an exciting time for our community with the announcement of the 40 Days to Personal Revolution program starting January 13. This program took off last year with thousands of yogis participating from all over the world. It created a … Read More

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Planning a Retreat?

Planning a retreat sounds like a lot of fun. It might even be something that you’re interested in. There are some things to keep in mind when planning and facilitating a retreat that will help the process run as smoothly … Read More

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Teacher Feature: Luca Richards

Luca Richards is the Manager of teachers at Baptiste Affiliate Studio Bala Vinyasa Yoga and a 500hr Certified Baptiste Teacher. Before you were a Baptiste teacher, what other lines of work did you pursue in life? How (if at all) have … Read More

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Unravel and Begin Again

“WHEREVER YOU GO, THERE YOU ARE” A few weeks ago, as the days started getting colder and shorter, I thought to myself “Wouldn’t it be awesome to learn how to knit?” I started picturing in my head all of the … Read More

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Eucharisteo: The Doorway to Joy.

Eucharisteo (pronounced: you-CAR-ist-AY-o) is a word in ancient Greek that translates to “thanks-giving” or “the act of giving thanks”. Alone, this word doesn’t carry much weight. Its one of those weird nouns that stands for an action (a gerund, as … Read More

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A Lesson in Perspective

My jaw tightens. My shoulders tense up. My fingers fidget. My right hip screams at me. “GIVE UP ALREADY JENN, GET OUT OF THE POSE RIGHT NOW.” I struggle with the understanding that I’m supposed to stay. I wrestle with … Read More

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Fake it ‘till You Make it

“Fake it ‘till You Make it.” I said those words last week with a dear friend whose boyfriend texted her to tell her that it was over. “Fake it ‘till you make it.” I suggested as she tearfully roared uphill. … Read More

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Are you certified yet?

I went back and forth with a friend from the Baptiste community yesterday over text messages. Our conversation looked like this: K: “Are you certified yet?” Me: “No…I’m being such a loaft.” K: “Get on it! You should be certified.” … Read More

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