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Aug 16th

Urdhva Dhanurasana – Upward Facing Bow/Full Wheel Pose

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Urdhva Dhanurasana (OORD-vah don-your-AHS-anna)
Pictured Yoga Instructor Jacob Ellis

Full wheel pose take strength and length as you lift into the full expression. Once there, this pose can increase energy as it fully allows the heart center to be open as you lift to the sky. This pose does require a deep back bending so the body should be warm and many other gently prep poses such as bridge should be performed before coming to the full expression of wheel.  (more…)

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Aug 16th

Well, here goes nothing…

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My name’s Dan, and I am a recovering alcoholic.

I first signed up at Nourishing Storm in July 2017, to try to impress a girl.  I would go to class on and off, but not really know what I was doing or why I was doing it.  It wasn’t until November 2017, when I got sober, that I realized what yoga was, and how much it can help me. The breath work and stretching has helped me a lot in the gym as well as relax and calm down.  Yoga has brought balance back to my life.

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Aug 16th

Oil of the Month: Tangerine

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Tangerine has a long history of use in Chinese culture and herbal health practices. The essential oil supports healthy digestion and metabolism.* Tangerine has a sweet, tangy aroma, similar to other citrus oils, that is uplifting. Tangerine is known for its cleansing properties, and for supporting a healthy immune and respiratory system.* Tangerine essential oil can be used to help soothe anxious feelings and manage stress. A popular and flavorful addition to desserts and drinks—from water to fruit smoothies—Tangerine can be used in any recipe calling for citrus fruits.  (more…)

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Aug 16th

Healing Journey (Wonder): Fill Up My Senses

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Sometimes I feel I wasn’t made for this world. Sometimes my mind can’t grasp its ways. Then I go outside. Nature never fails to inspire me. She always shares her wisdom with those who stop to listen. In those wild and untouched places I feel wild and untouched by worry and judgement. I feel free. Whatever great force that pushed the Willow up from the muddy banks before me, that painted the leaves of the Mallow in shocks of pink, that moves the Air across the lake in a dance of ripples and light, that force made me as well. How wonderful is that?  (more…)

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Jul 24th

Oil of the Month: Lime

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Cold-pressed from the peel of fresh limes, doTERRA Lime essential oil is refreshing and energizing in both aroma and taste. Limes are frequently used in entrées and beverages for their fresh, citrus flavor. Due to its high limonene content, Lime provides internal cleansing benefits* and can be diffused to help purify the air. It’s also an effective and natural surface cleaner. Lime is known for its ability to uplift, balance, and energize. Lime is frequently used in facial and body cleansers for its purifying properties and uplifting scent.

Benefits

Supports healthy immune function*
Positively affects mood with stimulating and refreshing properties
Used as an aromatic, topical, and internal cleanser*
Promotes emotional balance and well-being

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