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Going Back to Cali: California Cruisin' with Tamal Dodge, ERYT200

Almost three years ago I signed up for a 200 hr Yoga Alliance Certified Power Vinyasa Teacher Training with  Tamal Dodge @ the Wilmington Yoga Center.  Tamal looked to be a little Hawaiian kid with really long hair and his trainings were recognized worldwide as one of the most extensive certifications in power vinyasa. It turns out […]

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5 reasons to sign up for Tamal Dodge’s Master Classes

1. Tamal Dodge was born and raised in his family’s yoga ashram in Hawaii. By the age of 10 he had already received his teaching credentials and was teaching yoga and meditation classes at his parents’ ashram. 2. He is one of the youngest and most-respected yoga teachers on the planet. Don’t let his looks […]

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Student Spotlight: Jud Crowe

Meet Jud Crowe. Jud is a long-time Wilmington Yoga Center student and we are honored to feature this talented artist and musician as the Student Spotlight for the month of July. JJ: Where are you from Jud? Jud: Denver, NC JJ: What is your job? (if retired what did you do in the past?) Jud: I am […]

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Don't Stay Thirsty My Friends!

As the mercury rises this summer, staying hydrated is the most important thing that we can do. According to the American Heart Association, when the temperature and the humidity are both above 70 degrees F, we have entered the dehydration danger zone and it becomes vital to sip water intermittently and drink water before, after, […]

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Let It Go

Fear. Judgement. Insecurity. Control. Worry. Anger. These are a few things that a group of my students wrote down to let go of as their intention for our class theme of aparigraha in May. Aparigraha is the fifth of the yamas in the Yoga Sutras in which Patanjali advises us to tread lightly as we […]

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Student Spotlight: Linda Griffin

Linda Griffin joins us on the mat almost every day. Though she came to yoga as form of physical healing, she has found that yoga is much more than the physical asana. Meet Linda. JJ: Where are you from? Linda: I was born in California and grew up in the mountains of Tennessee. JJ: What […]

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4 Tips for a Safe Chaturanga

The upper arm bone’s (humerus) ability to anchor into the central part of the skeleton is a little more complex than it is for the femur into the pelvis. The way our skeleton is built makes it more challenging to stabilize the shoulders. The way our upper arm bones articulate with the scapula which then […]

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Thighmasters are for the 90s

As Seen on TV: How to squeeze your way to shapely hips + thighs (No Thighmaster required) “Some people were born with great legs. Others have to work at it,” Suzanne Somers told us in the 90s. But ladies (and gents), there’s no need to spend $19.99 + shipping and handling on a Thighmaster device […]

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Tips for the beginning yogi

If you’ve never taken a yoga class before, stepping foot into a yoga studio can be intimidating. Maybe you’re more nervous and anxious rather than calm and relaxed? It’s normal to feel a little out of place when you step out of your comfort zone for anything, but taking your first yoga class should be […]

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