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How Healthy Are You?

How Healthy Are You?

A new blog from Kelly Jean Moore The world is a complicated place these days, but then again, it always was.  Our lives and how we choose to live them are complicated too. Unhealthy habits riddle us because they meet our short term needs to feel better, numb out, and...

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The Wise Person’s Way of Rebellion

The Wise Person’s Way of Rebellion

A guest blog by Caryn O'Hara Isn’t that interesting?    It’s a question we ask ourselves often when we traverse the mindful path. The mindful path is a phrase we use to describe our chosen lifestyle of regularly opting to observe, listen, and surrender as...

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Bound To Change

Edward (not his real name) had been practicing with us at Mission for a while. Struggling with the isolation of early adulthood, he was determined to uncover a better way to move through the world.    Edward is tall and lithe, intelligent and perhaps a bit...

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A Slow Yoga Revolution

You have probably heard of the Slow Food movement. Our fast food nation is faced with a health, heart,  and planetary crisis that slow food can help heal. If we eat what grows locally, and cook that fresh and local produce at home, we not only eat healthier food, but...

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After The Yoga Glow Has Faded; Coping With Burnout

Lots of people tell the story about how they were dragged to yoga class and hated it at first. They either begrudgingly continued on or didn't try it again for years. At some point they felt a shift, things clicked, and yoga made sense to them and seemed good for...

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Organize, Tidy, and Be Prepared 

We want your experience at Mission Yoga to be a pleasant and supportive one from the moment you arrive until you leave. Here are a few tips and requests to elevate your visit. 1. Consider Parking  We have 12 spaces total and they go quickly. The double spaces in front...

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Grace

Yoga is a discipline, a series of actions and inquiries done with consistent effort and attention. It is easy for the western mind, raised on the false idea that we are broken,to fixate on the external practices as a way to prove and earn our worthiness. Practice...

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Hold Still; A Brief Guide for Growing Stuff

Excerpt from Desert Notes by Barry Lopez: "Explanations will occur to you, seeming to clarify; but they can be a kind of trick. You will think you have hold of the idea when you only have hold of its clothing. Feel how still it is. You can become impatient here,...

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The Season of the Sun

The Season of the Sun At this moment I am camped out on the back deck watching my son stack shells while my partner tends the grill. I'm hot but the breeze and the shade provide the perfect amount of relief to keep me satisfied and glued to my seat. Speaking of seats,...

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The Layers

Don't push or chase after change. Change is always happening anyways....to you and all the objects/humans/celestial bodies around you. Impermanence is an immutable law that is impossible to avoid. Your JOB isn't to chase the yogic transformation from ignorance...

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