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How Yoga Calms Anxiety Holistically

 “Many in the medical community have had a bias toward medication, because until recently that’s what was most well studied,” says Jennifer Griffin, MD, an integrative medicine physician at the Institute for Health & Healing Clinic at Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation in San Francisco. “But attitudes are changing. Some of my patients struggle with anxiety,
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How Improvisation Changes the Brain

“During improvisation, the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex decreased in activity and the medial prefrontal cortex increased. The dorsolateral prefrontal cortex is like your inner critic; it’s that voice in your head that says, “Don’t say that” or “What will happen if you’re wrong?” On the other hand, the medial prefrontal cortex is associated with language and
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Yin Yoga – A Sample Sequence

This Yin Yoga sequence helps to restore the healthy flow of qi through the liver and gall bladder meridians, to support the body’s metabolism and its natural ability to eliminate unwanted toxins and waste products.During this practice, allow yourself space to feel and completely surface any emotions. While stretching these energetic pathways, notice any of the physical
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Seeking Teachers

VKYO is now recruiting teachers. Vinyasa Krama Yoga Olympia is now looking for additional teachers to offer classes at the Westside location. Substitute teachers and assistants are needed as well and we’d like to feature a guest teacher from our local community to occasionally lead classes. Please take a look at our principles and intentions
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Nada Brahma Workshop

The Universe is Sound This coming September we will be offering our full intensive Nada Brahma workshop. The workshop’s intention is to educate through personal, direct experience of sound and its affect on the body, mind and soul. Some of the topics we will cover include: Fundamentals of sound, music theory, human perception Experiences with
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Classes at Westside location

Our new location: 1403 Garfield Ave, Olympia, WA 98502 Go to VKYO Booking Website Our classes are offered at Northwest Center for Natural Medicine. The building has a side entrance for the yoga studio where you will find signs indicating yoga classes. Please park on the street, the parking in the back of the building
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