Fall Reading List

We are all on this roller coaster called life together, yet many of us hesitate to reach out for help when we experience the inevitable twist and turns along the way. And while the perfect book can’t replace a warm hug or sound advice from a friend, a solid reading list is a great place…

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The word equinox comes from the Latin words “aequi” (equal) and “nox” (night) and means “equal night.” On the equinox, which happens twice a year, day and night are nearly equal in length. After the autumnal equinox, days become shorter as the sun continues to rise later each morning and darkness falls earlier each night.…

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Full Moon Rituals

A harvest moon always occurs before the autumn equinox and signals the end of summer and the time to usher in a new season. Our next full moon, set to rise on September 10, 2022, is actually a harvest moon. According to NASA, September’s full moon has been called by its European name, harvest moon,…

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Denver Holistic Healers

Getting or staying healthy can feel like a full-time job sometimes. Are you eating well, hydrating, exercising, maintaining healthy relationships, sleeping, meditating, and stretching? How are you managing your stress and do you have the right rolodex of providers to help you prevent, manage, or heal from injuries or illness?  Like many in the wellness…

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Building Habits with the Change of Seasons

Back to school means more than sporting the latest backpack style, new school supplies, or the grind of making daily lunches … it means a glorious return to routine! Even if you are someone who thrives on adventure and spontaneity, creating a routine can help you establish healthier habits so you can reach your wellness…

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How to stay in shape while you travel

It’s almost impossible to stick to your normal workout routine when you travel; however, with a few intentional choices you can still prioritize your overall health and fitness regardless of where your travels take you.  Switching your perspective and looking at your vacation or work travel as an opportunity to try a new form of…

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Understanding the Koshas

It’s widely accepted that yoga can improve flexibility, balance, and strength as well as cultivate mental clarity and a sense of calm. However, this is just scratching the surface of what the practice of yoga entails.  Yoga, at its core, is a comprehensive and holistic approach to physical, emotional, and mental wellbeing. When practiced fully,…

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Benefits of Inversions

A yoga teacher’s suggestion to invert has the power to elicit a range of emotions, from confusion, anxiety, or fear to anticipation, excitement, or straight up joy. Regardless of where you land on the emotional spectrum, inversions help release tension, boost circulation, increase energy, and strengthen the physical body. Inversions can also help calm the…

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Sun Salutations

If you’ve ever taken a vinyasa yoga class then you’ve likely performed Sun Salutations, or Surya Namaskars in Sanskrit. They are a key component of instructor-led yoga classes and are generally performed at the beginning of class as a way to warm up the body and prepare you for deeper stretches or more challenging postures.…

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