Author: yogaguide

LavHa Collection

When it comes to humble beginnings combined with divine outcomes, no one portrays this best like LavHa does. An authentically rich and love-filled company demonstrating what setting intentions and believing in your dreams and passions is what they are all about. Co-owners Nancy Lin DeGregori and Jessica Forest established a mission in the beautiful town of Laguna Niguel, CA. They have been soul sisters since the moment they met. Nancy was making stone bracelets for a local yoga shop as a hobby and Jessica used essential oils in her daily life. Through conversation, they thought about how neat it would...

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One Down Dog Yoga

Jessica Rosen founded One Down Dog in 2014 in Silverlake. She had one mission in mind, to share yoga with others – as a means to elevate, educate, support and inspire those I teach to be true to themselves, have more fun and fulfill their wildest dreams. The ODD staff initially started with a few classes in a studio where they rented space, and a year later opened their flagship location down the street on Sunset.  One Down Dog was founded on bringing together community and providing fun, freeing, unpretentious yoga to the east side of LA. Their staff...

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Getting Back To Our Spiritual Nature

Spirituality is simple yet complex in so many ways. It is a connection to divinity without the distortion of fears. It is living in your true nature, in pure authenticity, shaped in the form of love. It is believing in the interconnected oneness amongst all that is living. We must understand that all existence is composed of energy, manifesting itself into different physical forms due to different vibrations and frequencies, like chords on a guitar string. Our new found sense of separation from a spiritual way of living stems from the conditioning imposed upon us by society, whether it be...

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What Is Kombucha?

Kombucha has been consumed for thousands of years and is a fermented probiotic drink that originated from China but oftentimes is credited to be originated from Russia. It is made from tea, sugar, a scoby and a starter from a previous batch (you will need a starter kit to start brewing kombucha). The sugar and caffeine is used all up in the fermentation process so don’t worry, it has very little (if any) caffeine or sugar in the final product. A SCOBY is an acronym, best described as a symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast. It is beneficial bacteria...

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What is Reiki?

What is Reiki? This is a Japanese technique which helps stress reduction and relaxation and also promotes healing. Reiki is done by “laying on hands” and is based on the fact that “life force energy” flows through. If someones “life force energy” is low, then we have a higher risk of feeling sick or stressed. If it’s hight, then we are more inclined to be happy and healthy. Reiki can be taught and over time is a great tool to use in reducing our stress levels and raising our vibration and energy. Watch the video below for more info… What does the word...

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Yoga Guide Magazine Issue 3 | 2018