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Marketing and the Mat

By Gail Z. Martin In yoga, your mat becomes the space in which you grow, stretch, and find rest.  Your mat is both a laboratory for self-exploration, and a refuge where you work out the stiffness that comes from carrying … Continue reading

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Letting Go of Perceptions

By Gail Z. Martin When I started practicing yoga, I had a lot of ideas–perceptions–of what it should be like. I thought it would be really hard. It wasn’t. I thought everyone in the class would be as bendable as … Continue reading

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A Matter of Balance

By Gail Z. Martin Yoga has become a big part of my life since I started practicing two years ago.  I can’t do some of the fancy postures where you seem to levitate on one finger (and that’s ok, because … Continue reading

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How Flexible Are You?

By Gail Z. Martin I love my yoga.  In the two years that I’ve been practicing, I’ve gained flexibility and balance, along with confidence.  I’ve learned just how “yummy” stretches and twists can feel.  And I’ve gotten more comfortable in … Continue reading

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What is Your Outrage Distracting You From Doing?

By Gail Z. Martin In the book “Meditations from the Mat,” the author asserts that when we allow ourselves to be caught up in outrage over something external (such as politics, neighborhood gossip, or the behavior of celebrities or the … Continue reading

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