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Yoga with Roxoliana

Victoria BC

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First Steps

Taking our first steps out of or into anything is often very difficult. We must shift from stillness into movement. This movement may be in a known or unknown direction, but the movement itself can upset the comfortable sense of steadiness that we had in our previous stillness. We may have experienced any range of […]

Knots

Life has a tendency to wrap us into knots of tension, of repetition, of habit. These knots may be physical, mental, or emotional, or some combination of these. A physical yoga practice is one excellent way to unravel some of these knots. Another excellent way to unravel them is to allow ourselves a little time away from […]

Transitions

The time we spend shifting between two states deserves as much care and attention as the time we spend in the states themselves. When a cat transitions from wakefulness into sleep she allows as much time as needed to find the right spot, ‘knead’ her little paws into the sleeping surface, and curl up into a […]

Patterns

Practicing physical yoga is an opportunity to notice, to observe, and to recognize our patterns. These patterns may exist as habits in our body, breath, mind, or emotions. They are often subconscious or hidden as they are caused by repetition in our day to day living, and our practice allows them to come up to […]