James Sanders Yoga

Author: James Sanders

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Big Change to Sunday Mornings

Starting on May 26, my Sunday morning yoga classes will be held at the San Geronimo Valley Community Center (no longer at the Woodacre Improvement Club). The SGVCC offers a

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Living the Sattvic lifestyle

Living the sattvic lifestyle Living the sattvic lifestyle What is Sattva? In Ayurveda, Sattva is one of the three essential qualities or “Gunas” that influence the nature of all living

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After a meal, take a walk

Walking after a meal is next level self care. In Ayurveda there is a recommendation to take at least 100 steps after eating, but if you can make that into

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Eat with a calm mind

We’ve probably all eaten a meal or snacks while angry, sad, arguing, or whatnot. We also probably know that doing so leads to a less than stellar dining experience. So,

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How much to eat at a meal?

Our sense of how much to eat can be affected by many things. We eat very little when trying to lose weight. We eat massive amounts of protein when we

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Eat at regular meal times

In Ayurveda, it is suggested that we eat 3 meals a day and avoid snacking. The timing of the meals is important and can vary from individual to individual. Eating

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Eat cooked, warm foods

Warm cooked foods are easiest for our body’s to digest, so we are getting a nourishment boost even before we put the food in our mouth. In our belly, we

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Daily Routines Just for You!

In Ayurveda, the traditional system of medicine from India, the concept of doshas is central to understanding an individual’s constitution and health. There are three doshas which are Vata, Pitta,

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