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Satya of the Day: Done with Grace.

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The Chaos Cloud: Yoga for Sleep

Or, as I like to call it: Sleepy Yoga Style.

Petals, this come from my amazing friend Perrin: insomniac, writer, and jack-of-all-trades.

The Chaos Cloud

Trouble sleeping? I know the feeling. I’ve struggled both from insomnia and sleep apnea for pretty much my entire adult life. I’ve also recently started diving head-long into yoga nerd-dom.

So I was pleasantly surprised when I found out just how drastically yoga could help improve my sleep. Of course, really using yoga to improve something like sleep apnea (which can be pretty serious in some cases) is fairly involved and may even require the help of a professional.

So, for now, I’d like to simply offer some good poses you can try. These are poses that relax your muscles and bring your mind out of what I like to call my “chaos cloud”—my personal storm of daily stress.
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Satya of the Day: Uncertainty.


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Kindness to the Kidneys

Upavistha Konasana

Cheers, sweet yogis!

Here is a most heart-felt and grateful shout-out to the soul sisters at the 28th annual New England Women's Herbal Conference. I was absolutely blessed to have been around such energy, such life, and such a fabulous tribe.

As promised, here is the full text of the Yin Yoga sequence for the kidney and liver meridians (disclaimer: this is inspired by a sequence I learned from the marvelous yoga teacher, Esther Ekhart).

If you need explanation for any of these poses, head over to Bernie Clark's wonderful Yin page.

Yin for Liver/Kidney Meridian

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