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Oct 1st

Natarajasana (Lord of the Dance)

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IMG_4927Dancers have the ability to cultivate grace and ease while confidently spinning around and making leaps across the floor. They are able to do this as a result of practicing inner focus, while training their bodies to be flexible, strong and balanced. Lord of the Dance pose is a great pose to tap into your most creative, strong, balanced self, thus bringing abundance. Not only is this pose a back bend but a heart opener. When we work with heart openers and back bends we start to clear out any junk in the heart center leaving it wide open, ready to receive and cultivate all the good stuff!  (more…)

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Sep 25th

Local Yoga Studio and Cafe Offers Licensing Option

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Yoga Studio & Café on York Road in Hatboro, PA, has announced it will be licensing its brand and business model to aspiring yoga and wellness entrepreneurs, according to “Storm” founder Kristin Ritter, Yoga Alliance Certified Yoga Vinyasa Flow Teacher, wellness coach and business consultant.

“For the past 18 years I have been helping businesses grow,” says Ritter. “Now that Nourishing Storm has been created, my sole mission is to help passionate people create their own storms.”

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Sep 24th

Ommm Healing Journey (Wander): In the Story of My Stillness

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I sat by a tree and wandered in my mind for a spell.
Out beyond the fences of time.
Seeking peace with all that is and all that I am.
Longing to know the words to my own song
And to trust my voice to sing it.

I thought I would have this down by now.

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Sep 11th

Dhanurasana (don-your-AHS-anna) – Bow Pose

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Bow pose is named after the resemblance of the archer’s bow, with the torso and legs representing the body of the bow, and the arms the string. This pose builds incredible strength and elasticity in the back and spine.

Benefits (from yogajournal.com)

Stretches the entire front of the body, ankles, thighs and groins, abdomen and chest, and throat, and deep hip flexors (psoas)

Strengthens the back muscles

Improves posture

Stimulates the organs of the abdomen and neck (more…)

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Sep 6th

What yoga has taught and done for me…

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Yoga has helped me to learn to stay still and to slow down.

Its practice has helped me to  remember to let go of things and really rest.

Its application has helped me to feel physically and mentally stronger, more balanced as well as increase my flexibility. It has definitely helped w the ease  at which my body moves.

Nourishing Storm Studio instructors are willing to offer a helping hand when needed.  The times I step onto the mat for class, the experience is different and is continually changing. I love this bc I feel   like a student for the first time each and every time. I love this because allows me to be continually challenged and to constantly grow. The encouragement here, from both the instructors and the community of the class environment, is true and good.

It’s regular practice, especially here at the studio, has definitely allowed me to feel willing and open to try something new, and confident that if I fail I have the support.  And, it’s really, really fun and when I leave I feel stronger  both mental and physically.

Eileen Johnston

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