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Merry Mindfulness

What is Mindfulness? The practice of maintaining a nonjudgmental state of heightened or complete awareness of one’s thoughts, emotions, or experiences on a moment-to-moment basis. Do you feel frustrated falling out of standing balancing postures? Does the hot room make you feel anxious? Are you distracted by other students, or by your reflection in the…

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Texas Yoga Retreat

An Inspirational Weekend Yoga Retreat Mardy and Jeff presented several sessions at the Texas Yoga Retreat in October. Invited by founders Charles MacInerney and Ellen Smith, two of Austin’s longest and most beloved yoga teachers, it was an opportunity to rest, relax, and share our asana practice and PURE Action, Inc. community yoga outreach with…

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Why Yin Yoga?

  How does it Work? Connective tissue such as tendons, ligaments and fascia, especially in the hips, pelvis, and lower spine, are more “plastic” in nature as compared to muscle tissue. They respond optimally to a slow and steady load, characteristic of Yin Yoga postures, which are held for several minutes each in a room…

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Why Men Do Yoga

Listen to Willie Tell You Why! 20 years ago, you’d see hardly any men in a yoga class. Today, as more men see the benefits of yoga, you’ll see even half a class filled with men of all ages, shapes, and conditions. Why? Listen to Willie, who at the age of 64, has been practicing…

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Yoga For Recovery #YogaTalkUSA

Be inspired by your PURE Community student video testimonials on: Addictions to Alcohol and Opiates Stress, PTSD, Anxiety, and Depression Eating Disorders Physical injuries and conditions Yoga For Recovery has been a central theme at PURE Yoga Texas since we formed PURE Action, our 501(c)3 dedicated to bringing yoga to under-served people in Central Texas.…

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