Yoga is Never About the Shape You’re Making

October 26, 2021

What comes to mind when you think of or hear the word ‘yoga’?

I’m guessing you’ve come across yoga in the media. Maybe you’ve seen a magazine cover while waiting in line at the grocery store. Or maybe you follow a yoga influencer on Instagram who posts drills on how to achieve the highly-coveted vertical handstand. Maybe you’ve taken a yoga class or two at your local gym or yoga studio.

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Child’s Pose is for Advanced Yoga Practitioners Only

October 5, 2021

If you’ve ever taken a yoga class, you’ve most likely found yourself in child’s pose at some point throughout the practice. For many, child’s pose (also known as balasana) is a position used to transition from one posture to the next (baby cobra to downward facing dog) or one part of the class to another part (vinyasa to floor). Students are encouraged to rest in child’s pose if they become out of breath or need a moment to pause. All of those uses are considered acceptable. Another use that many don’t realize or want to accept is that child’s pose is often used by advanced practitioners as a means of surrendering. Yes, surrendering.

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Living childfree after infertility.

October 27, 2020

Living childfree after infertility stings at first, but then it slowly fades as you ease into the idea. Once you’ve decided to go childfree you’re left with the task of accepting your decision.

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The decision to go childfree

October 20, 2020

The decision to go childfree is a life-altering one. How one arrives at the decision to no longer try to get pregnant will be unique to each individual/couple. Below you’ll find two parts: the first is an exploration of my thought process, and the second is a suggested thought process for considering the childfree life.

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Why childfree and not childless?

October 13, 2020

Last week on our blog we discussed a variety of reasons for why living the childfree path is oftentimes not talked about or even considered. If you missed it, check it out here. This week we’re exploring the difference between childless and childfree – two terms commonly used when living without a child.

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The least talked about option after infertility treatment.

October 6, 2020

Over the coming weeks, we’ll cover a topic avoided by many who are hoping they’ll have a child of their own one day – choosing and living the childfree life. Today, we’re exploring the variety of reasons why this option after infertility treatments is hardly considered or talked about.

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3 Yoga poses to enhance your fertility

September 30, 2020

Almost any yoga pose can help enhance your fertility if done mindfully and with ease. The science that supports yoga helping to increase your fertility is centered around how it creates a state of relaxation.

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