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Negative Self Talk & Body Shaming

We all do it.

Most of us are wired to think we aren’t good enough. It’s ok. What is not ok is sitting and whining about it.

The fact is… in the 20 minutes you just spent obsessing over your body YOU COULD HAVE ALREADY WORKED OUT by now! Get off your ass and MOVE! Get outside and run. Pick up some dumbbells. Use your own body weight. No more excuses! It doesn’t take long to blast those thoughts away once you get MOVING!

Lately, people have been asking me how I do it all…

Be a single mom, run three businesses and still have time to take care of myself. Here’s my secret: I put myself first. I schedule my life one week at a time (using my incredible Passion Planner) around my SELF CARE, YOGA & WORKOUTS. I put those things before everything, even my son, because I know that I have to in order for me to be the best mom and best person I can be.

Lately my weekly workout schedule has consisted of five yoga practices, three in-home workouts (done in my living room using a suspension trainer, 8lb dumbbells, and my own body weight – 30 minutes on average) and running twice/week outside for 20 minutes.

FREE YOGA, MEDITATION & WORKOUTS you can do at home:
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bellI admit, I do love to look a certain way. And I’m not ashamed of it. I love being lean, toned and strong. It feels damn sexy. But that’s a side effect of putting in the work. Work that reveals to me how much stronger I am than I realize… time and time again. It grounds me. It’s a daily commitment to my HIGHEST SELF. To raising my vibration. If you aren’t taking it to the next level you’re treading water, or even worse, going backwards. Don’t get me wrong, there are times to slow down and rest, but in order for your fire and passion for life to be ignited, you’ve got to move your body. You’ve got to awaken your energy.

We live in a world that disconnects us from our power by making us feel like we aren’t good enough. It’s time to take action and take your power back. No one else is going to do it for you. So, get up and MOVE! You are worth it.

Come practice with me! View my teaching schedule at The Yoga Project Fort Worth.

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Lifestyle, Yoga

Not Your Typical Yoga Anatomy Training

On the first day of the advanced yoga training module I took recently, Anatomy & Physiology with Free Life People School of Yoga, we were asked a couple loaded questions right off the bat:

What is yoga? How do you teach it?

Each of us excitedly spent some time journaling, crafting our answers with too many words, and then we went around sharing. I could share with you what my answer said but it would be pointless because it probably said exactly what you imagine it said.

Over the course of this eight day program, I was challenged, mostly, to check in with myself. Sure, we learned all about bones, muscles, breathwork, meditation, common injuries and how to work with them, assisting, and lots more, but that was the icing on the cake. After the training was over, we were astounded at how our answers had shifted. And simplified, though we had learned so many new tools for teaching yoga.

My final answer on the last day of training: “I teach yoga by embodying it.”

I realized my ability to show up for my students is directly related to my commitment to showing up for myself. Meditation practice was a huge and unexpected part of this training, and probably the most powerful part for me. I have actually stayed committed to a morning meditation practice because of it and am experiencing the daily benefits of self-observation mainly in the form of more awareness of my own tendencies… I find myself having moments of noticing what I’m doing as if I’m standing across the room watching myself. It’s wild! This practice helps me SEE MYSELF in a real, raw way. It’s an ongoing CHECK IN, so that I don’t CHECK OUT.

So, yoga teachers, how do you teach yoga? How do you LIVE your yoga?

WE MUST LEARN TO TEACH BY BEING.

Also known as walking your talk. As yoga teachers, we are always talking about going inward, self-care, “being the change,” but are we doing this ourselves?

Photo: Jake Dockins

Photo: Jake Dockins

YOGA IS A LIFESTYLE. It’s not about the poses. The poses are a vehicle to practice mindfulness, which draws us into the NOW by experiencing concrete breath and body sensation. But there are eight limbs of yoga! Asana (posture) is only one!

And that is exactly what Stacy & Dave Dockins teach in their programs. The teaching journey is a journey of the self, first and foremost. The anatomy and physiology and class sequencing and all that jazz are our tools as yoga teachers – they help us create moments of awareness in our students, but the ultimate journey is within YOU.

Are you a 200 hour yoga teacher ready to advance toward your 500 hour certification? Check out Free Life People School of Yoga, I am so thrilled to complete the remaining two modules for my 500 hour certification within the next year. There are three trainings total, each 100 hours and about a week long. If you’re looking for a unique & powerful experience that will enrich your teaching and your LIFE, look no further! One of the many unique aspects of FLP trainings is the live practice teaching that happens from day one. It is very hands on and empowering. Thank you, Stacy & Dave, my life has been greatly enriched by your presence and I am forever grateful!

Stacy Dockins, creator & lead facilitator of Free Life People School of Yoga

Stacy Dockins, creator & lead facilitator of Free Life People School of Yoga | Photo: Jake Dockins

“Honor the uniqueness of YOU. When practicing yoga, it is vital that YOU be the ultimate guide of your practice. Each one of us has a unique body which carries its own history. This has a profound effect on your overall experience.  Listen to what your teachers offer to you, then embody it… feel it… be curious… listen to your inner knowing. Only YOU know what you are feeling.” ~Stacy Dockins @txyogastacy @freelifepeopleyoga

For a full list of upcoming trainings, visit www.freelifepeople.com.

See Loren’s teaching schedule and upcoming workshops here.

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Health + Wellness, Lifestyle, Meditation, Mindfulness, Yoga

Audacious Life – The Podcast, Episode 017: Creating the Life You Deserve & Desire

I was so honored to recently be featured on Audacious Life – The Podcast, with Robin Wilkins Smith. I recently redesigned Robin’s website and when she asked if she could interview me, I was so excited! Robin is all about empowering women to create the lives we deserve and desire by creating disruption in our stale routines that get us stuck. Make sure to check out her website www.robinwilkinssmith.com, subscribe to her blog and podcast, and follow her on Instagram and Facebook! Below are the show notes… enjoy!

“Today on the podcast we are joined by Loren Ashley Boyd. Loren is the founder of Loren Ashely Design, a design company that provides authentic web solutions tailored specifically to client needs. Loren has a degree in Journalism and Graphic Design from the University of Washington. She is a passionate yoga instructor, jewelry artist, web designer, blogger, traveler, mother, and lover of life. She has helped a number of people with logo and website design, creating design expressions through each client that reflect their unique personalities. Loren has a unique eye for design, incredible skill with the written word, and a passion for helping people follow their heart’s desire. As an avid yoga practitioner and yoga teacher, she desires to help others achieve the fullest expression of themselves in all areas of life. In this episode Loren shares with us her journey of reconnecting with yourself by understanding how you choose to connect with the energy in your life. All this and more inside today’s episode.”

 

Key Points From This Episode:

  • Loren’s journey and how she was always pulled toward the creative side
  • The time Loren spent as a cheerleader for the Seattle Seahawks
  • Why Loren decided to pack her suitcases and head to Costa Rica for six months
  • How yoga helped Loren to open up her intuition more clearly to follow it
  • Understanding the seven main chakras, and the importance of our energy centers
  • Becoming more present in life and increasing awareness with mindfulness practice
  • Learning to hold a space for people to experience healing
  • The why that makes Loren get out of bed every single day
  • Taking responsibility for our own health and awareness, starting with ourselves
  • Loren’s daily routine and how she balances working from home and being a mom
  • The importance of taking time to shift your awareness away from the busyness of life
  • Learning to empower others through accountability and vulnerability
  • Using a website or a blog to create a community and make an impact in the world
  • And much more!

 

Tweetables:

“I packed two suitcases and I left, and I moved to Costa Rica.” — Loren Ashley Boyd [0:07:44.0]

“Our awareness is like a muscle; we have to train it.” — Loren Ashley Boyd [0:16:00.0]

 

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Loren Ashley Design

Loren Ashley Yoga

Loren Ashley Yoga on Instagram

Loren Ashley Design on Instagram

Meet Loren in person: Workshops & Yoga Teaching Schedule

Daring Greatly by Brené Brown

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Health + Wellness, Lifestyle, Meditation, Mindfulness, Yoga

How to Be Happy

I was recently asked to consider the question, “Who are you?”

I thought, “Damn, that’s a loaded question.” And a real good journal prompt, so I took the pen to paper…

My immediate reaction was to associate who I am with what I do, so I thought, “I’m a yoga teacher, web designer… blah blah, etc.” But that’s not who I am. That’s what I do.

So I sat with it for a few more moments and eventually words started appearing on the page before me…

I am simply a human on this journey called life trying to figure it all out and share my experience as I go. As a passionate yoga teacher, web designer, artist, and lover of humanity, I desire to help others find happiness through becoming fully present with life. To reconnect with the wisdom of our bodies, step into our power, and create a joyful life doing what we love.

When we are connected to our body we become present with life. Life happens through us – starting with our breath, our bodies are this incredible vehicle for the miracle of Life.

The question is, how curious, loving, and open can we be to this wisdom in our guts and our hearts? Is it possible that this can fully guide us into living the fullest expression of our lives possible?

The answer is a big, fat, juicy YES.

How? We have to train ourselves to be present with life. It doesn’t happen automatically – we are conditioned otherwise. We live mostly in our heads, in the past and in the future. We are constantly bombarded with messages telling us how to live, how to love, how to look, eat, speak, and be.

The truth is, happiness and joy are not in any of those things. They exist in the small moments happening right now.

I like to think of life as a collection of moments. Why is it that we remember certain things? Isn’t it interesting how specific moments stand out to us? We may even recall sounds, smells, tiny little details of these events. Why? Because we were fully present in those moments.

THE UNIVERSE WANTS US TO BE PRESENT WITH LIFE. It wants us to be happy and feel that joy deep in our core.

So, with our awareness bouncing all over the place 24/7, how are we supposed to be present?

The key is to be connected to your body. In yoga we speak of prana, which in Hindu philosophy represents our vital life force energy. This flows through us at all times and we connect to it using our breath – we refer to breathwork in yoga as pranayama – control of our vital life force energy.

We have to train our awareness by shifting the way we pay attention. This is a practice. You have to look at your awareness like a muscle. Just like you would strengthen any other muscle, you have to strengthen your awareness muscle. The stronger your ability to shift your awareness is, the easier it is to be present with life.

HAPPINESS IS A CHOICE that we choose everyday. It is a practice.

MINDFULNESS PRACTICES

Everything starts in your mind. Start paying attention to the effect your thoughts are having on your physiology. For example, a stressful thought comes in… Your heart rate increases… you feel a tightness in your chest, maybe your palms get sweaty. Your stress level rises and your body starts to prepare for battle (fight or flight!). But wait, is this truly a life-threatening situation? Usually the answer is NO.

We live in a world where we are in a constant state of stress most of the time, always prepared for battle. Our sympathetic nervous systems are on OVERLOAD. We need some parasympathetic tone to bring balance. We have to wire in new reactivity patterns in order for anything to change.

MEDITATION & YOGA

Mindfulness practices like yoga and meditation have been proven scientifically to actually change the structure of the brain, specifically the middle prefrontal cortex – which houses our ability to relax, calm down, and actually assess whether something should require us to gear up for battle.

When you sit and meditate or practice yoga you simply place your attention on breath or body sensation. When your awareness is on those things you have no room to place any awareness on busy thought or be caught up in the story of your life (which is all in your mind and is the cause of stress). In these moments are you are fully connect to prana, your life force energy… you bring yourself to the present moment.

This is a practice. And it’s not always pretty. Uncomfortable feelings and emotions arise, and we have to be courageous enough to allow ourselves to feel them.

There is nothing more powerful than connecting to the wisdom of your body. Your heart and belly have just as many neural pathways as your brain! YOUR BODY is the most readily available tool to practice mindful awareness and, in turn, experience the joy of life happening right in front of you.

So, breathe and move your body today. Engage all of your senses with whatever you are doing. Be loving and compassionate with yourself when you catch yourself stuck in your head or in the story of your life. It’s ok.

Make the choice to be present with life. With all the little moments. The highs, the lows. Love it all. Embrace exactly where you are at in your process because it’s exactly where you are supposed to be.

 

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Deep Roots Flowing Emotions
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Deep Roots & Flowing Emotions

I was so blessed with a beautiful group of humans at my last workshop. As we sat in a circle and went around sharing our intentions for showing up, I couldn’t help but feel an overflow of gratitude in my heart for the vulnerability I was witnessing before my eyes.

There is nothing more powerful than a group of people gathering to learn, share, and grow as individuals. It’s impossible to explain in words the exact energy and positive momentum that was rippled out into the Universe on this special day, but here’s a little recap of what was covered related to the first two chakras.

What is a chakra?

A spinning wheel, or vortex, of energy. Chakras are centers in the body through which life force energy flows. Blocked energy can often lead to illness, so it’s important to understand what each chakra represents and what we can do to keep this energy flowing freely.

Seven Chakras

Where did the chakra system come from?

The chakra system originated in India at the same time as yoga. It’s first mention was in the Vedas, a series of hymns that are the oldest written tradition in India. The chakra system actually came from tantric tradition. Tantra is largely associated with sexual practices in the West, though the sexuality aspect is actually only a small portion of what it’s all about. It does involve sexual practices as it considers the body a sacred temple that houses the inner consciousness and spirit, viewing sexual energy as life force energy that propels us into the higher states of consciousness and growth that we desire as humans. But this is only a sliver of what it’s all about. Hatha and Kundalini yoga are big parts of tantric tradition as well as the worshiping of Hindu deities (especially Hindu goddesses), and the merging of universal forces within (chiefly the interplay of dualistic forces such as dark and light, Heaven and Earth, birth and death, etc).

India Yoga Chakra

There are seven main chakras in the human body. This “Rainbow Bridge” connects our outer and inner worlds – our bodies to our inner temple, the house of our consciousness.

The chakras are vortexes of energy existing in the subtle body that overlays our physical body. They are not actually in our body. You can think of them like gateways, or portals to our inner world, that receive, assimilate and transmit life force energy. We are constantly in energy exchange all day long with everything: food, people, our environment, and ourselves.

Yoga and the chakras go hand in hand, so understanding where the chakras come into play within each yoga pose is vital in bringing a new layer of depth and awareness to your yoga practice.

Strong Body Strong Mind Yoga Chakras

How to bring balance and opening to your first two chakras using yoga:

Root Chakra (survival and groundedness): The base of every pose. Grounding, stability, foundation. Feeling your feet in the ground. Rooted and connected to the Earth at all times. Feeling the strength of your legs that carry you confidently through life. Being courageous enough to slow down and be at home in your body.

Other ways to balance and open your root: Spending time outside in nature, walking barefoot in the grass, resting, eating slowly and mindfully, cooking and cleaning in the home.

Sacral Chakra (emotions, sexuality and creativity): Creative movement and playfulness within your practice. Pleasure and enjoyment of feeling your breath and body move and flow together. Practice embracing all feelings that arise on your mat. Dance with them. Let them flow through you. Hip openers.

Other ways to balance and open your sacral: Dancing, self pleasure, being in or near water (shower, bath, swimming, ocean), drinking plenty of water, practicing emotional release.

Remember, anything you do with INTENTION shifts the energy of your action. When you DIRECT your energy with INTENTION you invite things to MANIFEST in your life. Dance with the INTENTION to relax your hips and feel your emotions flow through you. Walk barefoot outside with the INTENTION to connect deeper to the Earth and bring more grounding into your life.

The chakra workshop series continues…

My next three workshops are currently open for enrollment! Go to my Workshops page to read the juicy details and get signed up.

Can’t wait to see you!

xo,

Loren

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Health + Wellness, Workshops, Yoga

Shift Your Energy, Shift Your Life

Ever since I moved to Costa Rica in 2014, where I learned about the chakras, it has become clear to me through working with my own energy the importance of having awareness of this part of ourselves.

Our chakras are the gateways to our inner temple, bridging our outer and inner worlds.

Seven Chakras
They receive, assimilate, and transmit our life force energy on a daily basis. We are in relationship with everything around us – with other people, with our food, with ourselves… this involves constant energy exchange… everything is energy.

Understanding each chakra’s function and how it works can bring a much more integral sense of health and vitality to your life. Learning how to heal yourself is the most valuable thing you can do, for yourself and for everyone around you.

After returning from Peru recently, where I worked even deeper into my emotional and energetic body, I have felt a radical shift as a result of what I learned and now practice daily.

I am so eager to share this with you all so that you, too, can expand your capacity for more love, freedom and personal power in your life.

With that, my intention for this next workshop, “Deep Roots,” is to teach you about your chakras (we’ll focus on the first two), how to work with your energy, and share what has worked for me. I want you to connect deeper to yourself and uncover anything that is holding you back.

I promise to provide a safe and sacred space for you to experience whatever you need to experience, share what you need to share, and leave with some amazing tools to move forward in your life. There is nothing more powerful than a group of individuals standing together in full vulnerability.

Yoga Workshop

This is an investment in the health of your body, your mind, your soul, your heart, and your intuition.

Bring your yoga mat, towel and water as we will have a 30 minute yoga practice (every yoga pose corresponds to a specific chakra so we will flow through a sequence focusing on the first two). Also bring a journal if you have one!

For my loves all around the world: I am working on an online course with this material so you’ll be able to join in soon from anywhere in the world! Drop a comment below and let me know what you think! Make sure to subscribe to my newsletter to stay updated!

Sign up for “Deep Roots” (Fort Worth, TX | May 21st) here!

 

xo,

Loren

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Lifestyle, The MALA Shop, Travel, Workshops, Yoga

Material Girl Podcast

It was such an honor and so much fun to be featured on Material Girl Podcast, episode three:

“EP3 Loren Ashley Yoga – Loren Boyd, Fort Worth Mom, Yoga Instructor, Web and Graphic Designer, and Jewelry Maker.”

In this podcast I talk about:

    • My three businesses and how they all come together
    • How I juggle it all being a single mom
    • My intention behind the work I do
    • My experience in Peru at ISTA Level One training
    • Integrating my Peru experience
    • The importance of understanding our energy and how to work with it
    • My upcoming chakra workshop series
    • Yoga and sensuality
    • Favorite restaurants in Fort Worth
    • and lots more fun stuff!

Enjoy and thank you for listening! Make sure to subscribe to my blog for inbox inspiration and to receive updates on all my latest offerings!

With love,

Loren

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Manduka yoga mat home practice
Health + Wellness, Lifestyle, My Favorite Things, Yoga

The best yoga gear & how to start a home practice

Why would you practice at home when you can go to a studio? What are the benefits of practicing at home? Where do we start?

Practicing in a heated studio is always great… there’s nothing like being led through a sequence, feeling the group energy, and getting a total body workout. But what if you could reap these same benefits at home? What about the days you just don’t have two hours to do the whole process of going to a studio to practice? What if you could create a special space in your own home where you could gain these same benefits in just 20 minutes? Well, guess what? You can.

I’ve been practicing vinyasa yoga since 2009 and teaching since 2010. Here is what I’ve learned about home practice: it takes commitment and discipline, but the benefits are huge. Follow these simple steps to set yourself up for success and carve a path to creating a mini yoga sanctuary in the comfort of your own home.

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The Benefits

  1. It can be short and sweet. Or it can be long and strong. For so long, I used to avoid home practice because in my mind I thought I “had” to do a full hour or 75 minutes. I’ve learned to let go of that. Sometimes my home practice is a simple 15 or 20 minutes. It might be a relaxed, yin style practice with no music, or it may be a jam packed 20 minute session of powerful sun salutations, arm balances and inversions with some kickass beats blasting. Regardless of what you do, the point is that you carve out the time and do it. Try to let go of expectations or judgments around what you do on your mat. Not only will you feel good physically, but emotionally, mentally, and spiritually too.
  2. New creativity arises. Without the guidance of an instructor, your practice becomes a work of art as you connect with stillness and hold space for yourself. I promise you will be surprised and delighted at the movement your body makes all on its own. Just let your breath be the guide.
  3. Mindfulness practice. You may choose to just sit and breathe and do a few simple postures. Or you may kill it with a strong sequence. The cool thing is you get to check in with what your body needs that day. The idea is to simply set aside some time for yourself, to be with yourself, meet yourself right where you are, enjoy your breath and body, and get centered. Yoga is a moving meditation practice!
  4. Gain confidence and connect with your intuition. When you take the time on your own to sit and listen to your inner voice, a whole world of possibility opens up as you allow this voice to guide you.

Loren Boyd Home Yoga Practice

What to do:

  1. Create a sacred practice space. It can be inside or outside, depending on the season. I love practicing outside in the summertime. On a hot day it can feel exactly like being in a heated studio. Wherever it is, make this place somewhere you want to go. Place things nearby on a mini altar like candles, mala beads, incense, oils, crystals, a vision board, photographs… whatever inspires you. Get a space heater to recreate the hot studio atmosphere and work up a good sweat!
  2. Get a good yoga mat and blocks and a strap. Manduka products are my favorite:
  3. Set a realistic goal for yourself. I like to do a combination of studio practice and home practice. I shoot for five practices/week. Usually two or three of them are at home and anywhere from 15-45 minutes long.
  4. Roll out your mat, put on some music (or not), and go! Give yourself the first couple minutes in a simple seated posture, child’s pose, or down dog to just practice breath awareness. Simply place attention on your breath and allow yourself to shift from the mindstuff to the simple experience of feeling your breath and body on your mat. This is what brings you to the present moment. The movement will come naturally and your body will do what it needs to do once you connect with breath and body sensation. If you don’t know what to do, throw on a YouTube video! There are also some great subscriptions you can get through Gaia and also oneOeight with tons of awesome teachers, different styles of yoga and free trials. Also check out the free podcast collection from The Yoga Project where I teach!

The more you practice, no matter what length of time you spend on your mat, the more connected you will be to your inner voice… the easier it will be to hear it on a regular basis. Yoga is simply a mindfulness practice. When you get into what you are doing – and take it back to the basics – concrete breath and body sensation – you allow yourself to slow down and awaken to your inner knowing. Then you really start to dance with life.

The more you do it, the easier it gets.

You will discover a new rhythm on your mat practicing at home vs. practicing in a studio. Keep at it long enough to really allow yourself to feel the benefits.

Please comment below with any questions, I am here to help you!

Make sure to subscribe to my blog for more inbox inspiration, workshop offerings and tips on how to live a healthy, vibrant life!

-Loren

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Happy New Year! Set your intentions
Health + Wellness, Mindfulness, The MALA Shop, Workshops, Yoga

Happy New Year! Set your intentions…

Happy New Year 2017! This is a special and crucial time to set your intentions for what you want to manifest this year. It’s time to truly step into your personal power!

Have you taken the time to get still and listen for your heart’s desire? What do you want to happen this year?

Whether you have written down your intentions or not, I have a perfect opportunity for you to visualize your goals for the year.

Join me this Sunday, January 8th for my upcoming workshop: Vision Boards, Vinyasa & Vino!

Happy New Year! Set Your Intentions

 

A vision board is an inspiring collage of magazine cutouts – words and photos symbolizing your goals and intentions.

In addition to it being a fun and creative experience, your board will become a tool in manifesting your dreams for 2017.

In this workshop, we will spend the first hour creating vision boards, with music playing and dancing encouraged! Then we’ll roll out our mats and flow for 30 minutes to set our intentions in motion. The last half hour we will share our boards with each other over a glass of wine! Sharing is a crucial part of manifesting – you have to say it out loud and let others uphold your vision!

Come set the new year in motion with me! All levels welcome, materials and wine provided!

I will also have all my handmade mala beads for sale at the workshop. Malas make great tools for mindfulness, holding your intentions and reminding you of your heart’s desire.
Learn more about malas here and see what’s in The MALA Shop!

Join me this Sunday!
Location: The Yoga Project Fort Worth
Date: Sunday January 8th, 2017, 2-4pm
Cost: $30 (15% off for TYP members!)

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP!

Lastly, enjoy this awesome New Year’s Meditation by Soul Guru – Brent Hruska. Take these 15 simple minutes to connect to your breath, body, and get clear on your intention for this year!

Blessings, Love and Light in the new year!

-Loren

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Elements of Flow Workshop // November 6

Sunday, November 6th, 2016, 2-3:30pm at The Yoga Project Fort Worth

You know that feeling when you go to yoga and then class is over and you’re like, “What just happened?” Class flew by. You were in the zone on your mat and time was just nonexistent for a while. This is flow state.

Ok, so you feel great now. But have you ever wondered exactly how you got there? What characterizes this state? What details of the practice get us there? How can we bring in more of this? What arises in flow state? And most importantly, how can you bring flow state off your mat and into your daily life?

All of these things will be explored in my upcoming workshop, Elements of Flow. We will flow to some music throughout the workshop to illustrate fluidity, play in some kickass core exercises to learn about control & moving from the center of our being, and learn how to savor the creative essence of the practice itself. We will journal, laugh and set some powerful intentions for the coming months.

Your entrance fee includes a mala bracelet (just like the one on my wrist in the pic below, handmade by me!) AND a mini journal for the journaling exercises. Bring your mat, towel and water. Class won’t be heated but we will build heat together with some vinyasa woven through!

Elements of Flow, Sunday November 6th, 2-3:30pm, at The Yoga Project Fort Worth.

Cost: $35 (15% off for TYP members!).

I will also have my mala beads with me for sale on this day! Handmade yoga jewelry makes great holiday gifts – learn more about malas and see my work here.

 

 

See you in class!
-Loren

 

Elements of Flow