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Building Chataranga Dandasana From the Ground Up

Building Chataranga Dandasana From the Ground Up

What is the correct height for Chataranga Dandasana (Four Limbed Staff Pose or Push up Position to you and me?) How high of the ground should our body be? What should we do with the shoulders or shoulder blades? How should the hands be positioned? Where do the elbows go? It's pretty complex. I prefer…

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Addiction in Sustained Recovery: Befriending Middle Ground As a Recovery Tool

Addiction in Sustained Recovery: Befriending Middle Ground As a Recovery Tool

Since much of the energy of early recovery is spent in trying to interrupt the momentum of the addiction to achieve sustained abstinence, it is often later, in sustained recovery, when much of the long lasting personality and life changes occur. Most of the mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual energy is spent on getting and…

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How to Center and Ground Yourself

How to Center and Ground Yourself

Are you feeling overwhelmed and stressed? Is your mind racing in a hundred different directions? Here are some quick centering and grounding techniques to help bring you some relief. Center yourself. Are you feeling scattered and restless? When you're stressed and lose your center, your mind and body are disconnected. While your body is in…