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I left a piece of me at @villazolitude last year 💕 Right now I’m in Washington DC and it is -2 🥶 every time I’m freezing I close my eyes and think about the warm places I visited 🌍 Travelling the world is making my soul richer everyday 🙏🏼 . . . 📷 @coachingbyjohn Yoga wear👗 @lululemonfr Travelling Mat @yogadesignlab . . . #flashbacks #yoga #upwardfacingdog #urdhvamukhasvanasana #beagoddess #loveandalliscoming #beagoddess #discoverthailand #phuket #thailand #morningstretch #myyogajourney

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Resistance is only there as long as you hold on to it. . Something that I understand more and more happening in my mind and body. I am not naturally bendy - basically it’s just the opposite. My body has always accumulated tension easily. Both body and mind learn to live this way, they feel safe and hold on to it. It might feel impossible to let this go but only because you hold on to it. I am not saying that letting go happens easily or quickly; it can be a very long process. But you need to understand that letting go does not mean that you are in danger. Nor does holding on to something provide any kind of safety. It is your own construct. Thus, only you can let it go. Resistance is only there as long as you hold on to it. 🙏❤️ . . Day 10 of #FunDationsOfYoga is #camelpose. 🐫💛 . *Anzeige* . 🤹🏻‍♀️ HOSTS⁣ @bentley.likethecar@laraliam@yogaandchaigirl@helen_garner_yoga@cece.carson@erikafischeryoga⁣ ⁣ 🎪 SPONSORS⁣ @aloyoga@alo.moves⁣ ⁣. . . . . . . . . #aloyoga #ustrasana #beagoddess #getbendy #myyogajourney #myyogalife #yogagram #yogainspo #yogalooksgood #letgo #yogamakesmehappy #backbend #yogathoughts

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⠀ Day 10 of the #FunDationsOfYoga is #Ustrasana / #CamelPose ⠀ Do you immediately cringe when you hear “heart opener” or “backbend”???? I actually enjoy backbending, but only when my body is feeling it! It’s like finding that groove when you’re listening to music, you either feel it, or you don’t🙄 The same with me and backbends. My body will tell me whether or not it wants to backbend, and I listen to her ☺️ Even if backbends aren’t your jam, there are many things you can do to ease yourself into them. ⠀ Backbends are essentially front body openers! When I practice camel pose, I first stretch through my quads and hip flexors (low lunges, up dog/cobra, half bow pose, half frog pose) and work on stretching and opening my chest/collar bones (interlacing hands behind the back, “cactus” the arms in a standing backbend) and even a few lateral bends to open and lengthen the side body. ⠀ When you backbend you create length first and then work into the backbend! If you lean straight back, you’re just crushing into your lumbar spine 😖 Remember, to press your hips forward in your camel pose and lean up before you lean back. Hence the need to stretch the quads and hip flexors!🙃 ⠀ Happy backbending friends!🥰 ⠀ ✨✨✨✨✨✨✨✨✨✨✨✨ ⠀ 🤹🏻‍♀️ HOSTS @bentley.likethecar @laraliam @yogaandchaigirl @helen_garner_yoga @cece.carson @erikafischeryoga ⠀ 🎪 SPONSORS @aloyoga @alo.moves#yogachallenge #heartopeners #openyourheart #igyoga #aloyoga #challengeyourself #yogafundamentals #foundationalposes #yogafun #beplayful #happywednesday #yogainspiration #beyogastrong #alwaysastudent #moveyourbody #stretchyourbody #yogalove #onebreathatatime #peaceloveyoga #trustyourself #yogaisforeveryone #stretchyourbody #stretchyourmind #chooselove #myyogajourney

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rosariamazzon. Catching up with day 14 of #AYearOfYoga2019.... after posting a video

Catching up with day 14 of #AYearOfYoga2019.... after posting a video where i am pretty confident showing about splits, now a pic that i never wanted to.post...my first attempt in #kapotasana... i said many times my upper back is rigid so i just keep it real and show you how rigid😅😅😅 i tried only once before and with assistance i remember putting my elbows on the mat and grabbing my toes...but by myself this is all i can do 😅 hope to show some progress some day🙏❤❤❤❤❤..even Minu is wondering why i am not bending😂🐈🐈🐈😻😻😻 Happy wednesday world💜 Host: @cyogalife @best_instayoga #bettereveryday #yogastrike #iwearliquido

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geofflin. Day 1️⃣6️⃣ of #AYearOfYoga2019 with @cyogalife ➡️ #BaddhaParivrttaUtta

Day 1️⃣6️⃣ of #AYearOfYoga2019 with @cyogalife ➡️ #BaddhaParivrttaUttanasana - #Corkscrew . I love introducing new poses in the class, and I remember when I first introduced this in the class as the final option from twisted chair. Students were looking at me like saying “how is that even possible?!”. . It’s true, this is probably one of the hardest bind, it takes so much energy out of the body and it heats up the body very easily. I didn’t have of this pose from a year ago, because I can clearly remember, a year ago I still can’t straighten my legs. This is just another definition of the pose that if it’s not the time, it’s just not gonna happen, so keep practicing and keep trying. Our body is a magical tool that will always learn, open up to new possibilities, and evolve. . . . . . . 📸: @davo.tan 🙏

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“Everyone I love in the world deserves their own love poem. The implications for this means I have much work to do in order to achieve my aim. I better get busy. In this case, I am celebrating my friend Charleen Stokes today. A talented educator, builder, outdoor enthusiast, and lover of life. An all-around beautiful soul. Keep up the great work of being you, Charleen. That is plenty good enough. ************************************************* CHARLEEN STOKES One of the tricks in life is to light the fire within so that your radiance may shine without. ************************************************* THE ESSENCE OF THE CAKE We dance To make our life alive We smile to express our aliveness We love To make the world around us thrive Our work is simple To dance To smile To love All the rest is the icing, but not the essence of the cake” *********************************** Thank you to my very good friend Doc for the kind words and awesome photo. It is because of the people I surround myself with that my fire is what it is. Standing on the shoulders of giants. - - - #positivevibes #poetry #myfriendsarethebest #mytribe #tribevibes #youarewhoyouhangwith #myyogajourney #myfacilitatingjourney #mylifejourney #latergram

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“I always endowed madness with a sacred, poetic value, a mystical value. It seemed to me to be a denial of ordinary life, an effort to transcend it, to expand, to go far beyond the limitations of la condition humaine.” - Anaïs Nin

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zaya.london. More smiling, less worrying. 
More compassion, less judgment.
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More smiling, less worrying.  More compassion, less judgment. More blessed, less stressed.  More love, less hate. 💖😘

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she was so excited to put on our pineapple pants and walk down to the beach but then the sand was cold and we had a full on meltdown 🙃 #toddlerlife

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lenaboon. “Stop and smell the flowers” 🌺😇

“Stop and smell the flowers” 🌺😇

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xeno.mom. Just been looking back and comparing some simple poses that were super

Just been looking back and comparing some simple poses that were super “curved” and uncomfortable physically and mentally when I first started my practice and it’s so comforting to see the changes. Look at that curved back 😵🥴sheesh!! Ai ai. I was pretty sceptical yoga was going to do anything for me other than keep me calm, but I never realized how comforting it can be physically and mentally and most of all ACTUALLY keep me in shape. And after seeing improved flexibility I’m definitely not a skeptic anymore. 🙌🏼 . . . . . #yoga #yogi #myyogajourney #yogaeveryday #yogalove #yogaeveryday #yogafit #fitness #fitspo #fitnessblogger #handstand #flexibility #yogafam #eaglelegs #handstand #healthylifestyle #noexcuses #fitnessgoals #alo #aloyoga #igyogacommunity #yogajournal #myyogajourney #aloyogachallenge #handstand #igyogafamily #yogaposes #yogalovers #handstand #downwarddog

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joyyoga108. If you’re furloughed or just want to check out a free yoga class, come

If you’re furloughed or just want to check out a free yoga class, come to @easeyogacafe this Friday for an all-levels class with me! We’ll do lots of grounding poses to help manage all the stress going on right now. 🙏🏻 📸 by @aimeelouisephotography #yoga #yogagirl #yogateacher #myyogajourney #easeyogacafe #dcyoga #igyoga #furlough #governmentshutdown #extraordinaryalx

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I’m building the strength in my arms and shoulders so that one day I can do it without the blocks. I’m so proud of myself for breathing through the burn. #yogaforall #yogagoals #yogaathome #yogachallenge #keepbreathing #beginneryoga #myyogajourney ♥️🥰🧘🏼‍♀️🥴💃🏼

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hirawann. Different angle..different world..different experience...
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Come practice with me tomorrow ♥️ . We will be working on some fun ways to strengthen and explore Warrior III . You can reserve your spot by clicking book on my profile page ♥️ . #yogaeverydamnday #hudsonvalleyyoga #newburghny #newwindsorny #hudsonvalleyhappenings #hudsonvalleyyogis #yogateacher #myyogajourney

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🖤 #AloWinterWarriors day 5: 🖤Tell us about an experience that forced you out of your comfort zone and challenged you to change your opinion or perspective🖤 ✨ I’m going to be very honest on this one. Joining this community, creating a public Instagram, photographing myself - all of these forced me out of my comfort zone and towards a change of opinion. The opinion that girls who post photos of themselves are insecure and seeking attention. That people on Instagram just want to be famous. I looked down on it. How very, very wrong I was. Being on here opened my eyes to the fact that girls who take photos, and share themselves - they aren’t insecure. I was the one who was insecure. It opened my eyes to the fact that I put other women down, because I was envious. The people I’ve met on here, they’ve changed me. Helped repair my relationship with myself - with my confidence and femininity. Encouraged me to share my writing. I am so happy to have left my comfort zone and had my opinion changed 🖤 . . . ❄️Hosts❄️ @bethanysmithyoga @emmitheyogi @kelleyapril @lizfair_ @yogaforthegwinn @yogimegs . . ☃️Sponsors☃️ @aloyoga @alo.moves . . . #sideangle #twist #bundh #mountains #yogaoutside #aloyoga #aloyogachallenge #strongyogi #selflove #blueridgeparkway #asana #yogagirl #yogaeverydamnday #yogi #yoga #myyogajourney

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patriciayogi. 10 years ago, I was 16 years old, I went to high school in Sweden and

10 years ago, I was 16 years old, I went to high school in Sweden and I was fearless and shit scared at the very same time. So, what’s changed? Well, for one I’m not in school anymore. Or at least not at the moment. Who knows anything about what life is going to be like? 🤷‍♀️ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ In 2009 I was skipping school and classes A LOT, because I couldn’t deal with it. Sometimes I went because the teacher was inspiring or the subject interesting. Family, relatives, depression, anxiety, self harm, suicidal ideation, overdoses, fostering, social services, you name it - it was all present. The “typical teenager high school” behaviour except heavy drug use and alcohol abuse somewhat escaped my life. I was a young girl with no clue as to how to live my life, but I did it the best way I knew how. This photo on the top was taken by a friend of mine from school and it was probably during a class that we chose to skip, going to a fast food restaurant and eating chilli cheese with pepper in the parks of Malmö. I was barely home, working constantly until late nights and hanging out at the city library in my time off as I never wanted to go home, where only more suffering and fear was waiting. I would work every single day, if I managed to get out of bed that is, and come home around midnight at the earliest - but I was almost never out socialising. I wouldn’t be able to sleep soundly so I used to fall asleep around 4 or 5 in the mornings and sleep most of the days to catch up. I was shopping my own food and cooked it, shopping my own clothes and washed them. Partying, dancing, night clubs, drugs or drinking was never really appealing to me. My mind was filled with something else. I think we become so caught up in our own pain and world of worries we don’t see anything else around us. It’s both a curse and a blessing. Fast forward and I’m still shit scared of life. Yep, you heard it right. I have fears, I have insecurities, I have vulnerability, I screw up, again and again. But I speak up more. I stand up for myself more. I fight for what I want. I go after what calls deep within me. It all comes with more reason and meaning now. #10YearChallenge

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Q U A L I T Y. what does the word mean to you? . to me, quality is about being proud to share the work that you do. it’s about giving value and purpose to your work. it’s an aspect of instructing that was emphasized by my teacher. i will always prioritize and always value creating quality work. when people can share in your passion and feel that your heart has gone into every word and every movement, you connect on a beautiful, soulful level. 🧜🏼‍♀️ . . . . . #ashtanga #feeltheyogahigh #flexibility #healthyyogi #igyogafam #igyogacommunity #namaste #mindbodygram #morningpractice #myyogajourney #practiceandalliscoming #practicemakesprogress #selflove #travellingyogini #wanderlust #yogainspiration #blessedyogi #yogalove #mermaidpose #ekapadarajakapotasana #aloyoga #mtl

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ashley.yoga. To the woman reading this with a relentless heart and an aching soul
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To the woman reading this with a relentless heart and an aching soul I want you to know that sometimes you have to break down to break through.

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evytanudjaja. #Repost @yoga_helwahtin (@get_repost)
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🎇💪 New Yoga Challenge Anno

#Repost @yoga_helwahtin (@get_repost) ・・・ 🎇💪 New Yoga Challenge Announcement 🤸🎉 . We can fly! We can float freely just like birds do. We can lift off, soar above, and gently land. You're invited to join us #TheArtistryOfFlight starting from Jan 19 till 25. All levels are welcome. Come and share with us your funky and creative flying.🔥💫 . . ✨Flying Hosts @yoga_helwahtin @alysia_cen @doll_yogi_grace @blaze_esther . . 🎁 Sponsors @liquidoactive @zenpolitan @indianjournals / @myindianbazaar @yourbondhu @malasemantras . . 🔥Pose Line 1. Crow 2. Grasshopper 3. EPK1/EPK2 4. Firefly 5. Flying pigeon 6. Feather Peacock a.k.a. Pincha 7. Yogi’s choice . . 👇To be eligible to win the prize. 1. Repost this flyer and tag some friends to join in. 2. Follow all hosts and sponsors, and tag them in your posts. 3. Post a photo or video each day, with the tag #theartistryofflight 4. Make sure your profile is set to public, so we can see your posts! It's always good to share your location in your daily post. . . #myyogajourney #myyogalife #yogachallenge #igyogachallenge #igyogafamily #armbalance #yogapower #yogapose #bestrong #befit #yogastrong #yogaphilippines #yogisofinstagram #pictureoftheday #yogalover #practiceandalliscoming #healthlifestyle

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“Only when inspired to go beyond consciousness by some extraordinary insight does beauty manifest unexpectedly.” ~~Arthur Erickson~~ * Wearing Red Hot Yoga Leggings from @aquaburns visit their site and Use this code 👉🏻 IVYYOGINI15 for 15% discount 😘 ••• This is for #WheelEveryWednesday with: @yoga_with_sol and @kinnari_yoga ⭕️⭕️⭕️ #yoga #wheelpose #iloveyoga #yogapractice #myyogajourney #yogamom #yogaeverydamnday #backbend #backstretch #backstrength #practiceandalliscoming #pinayyogi #yogaaddict #yogalove #yogaathome #yogatherapy #getbacktoyoga #yogaat45 #myyogaprogress #alienpose #wheelposevariation #aquaburns #aquaburnsgalleria #aquaburnstribe

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aliciageary. I went with a #boundlocustpose for Day 3. I can feel such a difference

I went with a #boundlocustpose for Day 3. I can feel such a difference in the backbends lately....not aure I see the progress, but I feel it. More space, more length, easier breathe.... #flexywinterspine  Jan 14-20 Pose line up 1. Cobra ✔ 2. Camel ✔ 3. Locust ✔ 4. Wild thing 5. Chinstand 6. Bow 7. Pigeon Hosts @alenapolakova @martinakalus_ @insta_yogini @elasaluucci @lauramorenob Sponsor @alayama_yogawear #yoga #yogaeverydamnday #yogachallenge #yogacommunity #yogafam #challengeyourself #heartopener #backbendsarehard #myyogajourney #heartopener #workinprogress #yogaprogress #patienceispartoftheprocess #progressnotperfection #stayactive #bestrong #bebalanced #beflexible #thejjcommunity #fitflexyfolk

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Just move 🤸🏽‍♀️ #stlucia #handstand #physiotherapy #therapy

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py.yoga. DAY OF 15 #AYearOfYoga2019 with @cyogalife we have #yogidandasana a Fo

DAY OF 15 #AYearOfYoga2019 with @cyogalife we have #yogidandasana a Foot to Armpit pose This pose comes and goes and need some major hip opening and twist to get all the action going. Still working to refine the arch of foot more closer and in the pit with toes gently gripping the back of shoulders. Next step will be to sit up and lengthen torso and clip the foot securely under pit hahaha... give it a try?

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Climbed a mountain, hung out with the locals, and made a best friend today. 🤙🏼🐐

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brewridgeyogi. Because it’s not even 7pm on a Wednesday night and I’m counting down t

Because it’s not even 7pm on a Wednesday night and I’m counting down the hours/minutes until it’s acceptable to go to bed. So here’s an amazing photo of Bubba taken by @jessicaspollphoto. I mean come on, how good does he look?! #goatsofinstagram

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