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#NamasteS3 Yoginis Revealed: Meet Michelle Brunet

As excitement intensifies over the creation of our third season, you may find yourself wondering, "Who are these new Namaste Yoga instructors, anyway?" It is our honour to introduce them to you! In this installment, we chat with the eclectic and often upside-down, Michelle Brunet. Michelle Brunet received a vague e-mail about auditions for a televised yoga show. The message contained the contact information of an agent and a question about her interest in possibly pursing a position in the cast. As she had no formal portfolio, her boyfriend snapped some candid photos of her in the park to submit as headshots. With no real specifics on the show she was trying out for, Michelle auditioned twice. "I couldn't see anyone...

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#NamasteS3 Yoginis Revealed: Meet Aili Storen

As excitement intensifies over the creation of our third season, you may find yourself wondering, "Who are these new Namaste Yoga instructors, anyway?" It is our honour to introduce them to you! In this installment, we catch up with Aili Storen. A native of British Columbia, Aili Storen spent a portion of her childhood living in a tent on the beaches of Hawaii. When her early career endeavors in dance and acting began to cripple her health, Aili turned to yoga. Her love for the practice grew while living and learning from her teacher in Australia. It was here she became ready to share the teachings that had healed her spirit and soul. "This world needs some serious healing," Aili shares. "It...

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Stepping into 2014: A New Year Rising

The direction of our forward movement is influenced by the energy and action of our past. Last month, we shared with you our intention to donate 10% of all Namaste Yoga DVD purchases to Special Olympics during the holiday season. It is with heartfelt gratitude we thank each and every person who purchased a DVD or made a donation through Team Namaste Yoga, thus helping us further our intentions of supporting an organization devoted to creating a world of inclusion and community. We are happy to let you know that our efforts to unite and help make the world a better, healthier and more joyful place resulted in the generation of more than $1,000 for this incredible organization. Our upcoming...

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Giving in Abundance: Sharing Your Gifts with the World

"Your most precious, valued possessions and your greatest powers are invisible and intangible. No one can take them. You, and you alone, can give them. You will receive abundance for your giving." ~ W. Clement Stone. How do you feel when you have an abundance of something? Perhaps you had an abundance of zucchini in your garden this year, what did you do with it? What if there are an abundance of people in the room when you want to do yoga? Unlike zucchini, a yoga moment cannot be preserved. It won't spoil, but yoga is different moment to moment. Yoga is about how we feel and what we observe during our time on the mat, and that changes with...

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Celebrate You - Celebrate Yoga!

Did your winter seem like it would never end? As our world begins to thaw, so too does our energy. What often follows is a need to renew the body, mind and spirit! Fresh food, a renewed commitment to Yoga and nature, beauty and renewal!  What is the best way for you to accomplish this? Why not plan an escape... what if you could go to a tropical island where all you needed to do was take care of yourself and maybe do yoga for awhile? That ultimate retreat may not be out of reach! We have partnered withKamalaya Koh Samuito sponsor an amazing prize for the newest photo contest onYoga Poses: a once in a lifetime, all expenses paid,...

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