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Living Yoga | Commitment
Jun 24, 2021

It’s all in the process of beginning. To say YES to what resonates, recognize the fear or hesitancy that might lie in your path, and then say YES again! The unfolding of what happens next is pure magic.

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Living Yoga | How Old is Yoga Anyway?
Jun 22, 2021

How old is yoga, anyway? We all know that yoga is an ancient practice that originated in India. In this living yoga episode, Rachel discusses just how long this practice has been around.

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Living Yoga | What is Tantra Yoga?
Jun 18, 2021

In this Living Yoga episode with Rachel, we explore the question: What is Tantra Yoga? We'll demystify some common misconceptions, and see how Tantra plays an inspirational role in the yoga that we practice every day.

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Living Yoga | Finding You
Jun 15, 2021

Julia touches on how yoga helped her during times of internal turmoil and describes what to pay attention to when finding yourself, your flow, and your personal power.

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Anxiety and Why Doing Nothing Can Help
Jun 12, 2021

In order to decrease their anxiety, many believe that they need to keep 'working at it'. In this video, David teaches you why it's more nuanced than that. Learning about your chronic anxiety requires a simple, careful, thoughtful approach. 

This video is Part VI of David's Anxiety Series.

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Will I Be Anxious Forever?
Jun 11, 2021

Join David as he asks the candid question 'Will I be anxious forever?'. Many of those who experience chronic anxiety have lived with it as a constant part of their lives for so long that it can seem like it will never go away, like they can't imagine what life would be like without it. Curiosity and thoughtful exploration can trigger and sustain a shift away from chronic anxiety, creating epiphanies and moments of clarity.  

This video is Part V of David's Anxiety Series.

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An Effective Daily Approach to Chronic Anxiety
Jun 10, 2021
We will never be able to let go of anxiety's grip if we can't understand the role we play to keep it there and empower it. It may contradict everything you believe about the anxiety and panic that you feel, but every single thought you have is affecting it. How can we take a look at the way we live our lives on a daily basis, with the intention to understand how we reinforce the anxiety and, in turn, how we can let it go. 
 
This video is Part IV of David's Anxiety Series.
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Why Do We Call It Anxiety?
Jun 9, 2021

Have you ever asked yourself why the word anxiety exists and what exactly it is? It may seem like a silly question, but who's to know that everyone living with anxiety is experiencing something similar? If that's a possibility, than does the label even help? If it does, how? How is it serving you and how is it preventing you from letting go of it? Join David in this video to explore these important questions.

This video is Part III of David's Anxiety Series.

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Anxiety: What Role Does the Nervous System Play?
Jun 8, 2021

In this video, David helps you feel the effect of the nervous system on your life, and how it can lead to chronic anxiety and panic attacks. Understanding what the nervous system is doing when you get anxious helps you learn how to let go of its grip on your life. David finished by teaching you a simple practice that can be used anytime, anywhere, to help reduce the overwhelming effect of anxiety on your life.

This video is Part II of David's Anxiety Series.

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What Does The Energy In Your Body Teach You About Anxiety?
Jun 7, 2021

If you are serious about letting go of your chronic anxiety, one important step is to look inward. Among the many aspects that you can tune into is the activity in your nervous system, or the energy in your body. In this video, David teaches you how you can tune into that feeling within you no matter what you're doing, and learn to turn down the intensity of the activity within you, which feels out-of-control and overwhelming to so many of us.

This video is Part I of David's Anxiety Series.

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Living Yoga | Finding Our Authentic Self
May 26, 2021

Take a slow journey inward with Tracey Noseworthy. Discover what lies beneath the surface when we listen with more than our ears, and see with more than our eyes.

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Living Yoga | Eight Limbs of Yoga
May 21, 2021

In this Living Yoga video with Rachel, we dive into the Eight Limbs of Yoga, which are eight ancient guidelines that help us to live our best lives both on and off the mat.

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Living Yoga | What Shapes Our Decisions
May 7, 2021

In this Living Yoga episode, Tracey Noseworthy asks the question "Have you ever thought about what shapes your decisions?".

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Living Yoga | Where Did Postural Yoga Come From?
Mar 19, 2021

How did the practice of postural yoga originate? Join Rachel Scott in this Living Yoga episode to find out!

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Living Yoga | Finding Positivity
Mar 10, 2021

Julia shares how she finds joy in the little things... especially with the ongoing restrictions of the COVID pandemic.

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Living Yoga | Yoga In The Bhagavad Gita
Feb 22, 2021

Rachel Scott discusses some of the different forms of yoga that can be found in the bhagavad gita.

Interested in learning more? Check out Rachel's online course, Overview of Yoga History, which is one of 30 courses that make up our online/in-person 250-Hour Yoga Teacher Training Program.

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Living Yoga | Styles of Yoga
Feb 1, 2021

In this episode of Living Yoga, Rachel Scott gives an overview of the different styles of yoga and what distinguishes one from another.

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Living Yoga | What Does OM Mean?
Jan 7, 2021

In this Living Yoga episode, Rachel explains the origins and history of the mysterious word and sound 'OM'.

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Living Yoga | Coping With Today
Jan 1, 2021

How do you cope with the way things are today? In this video, Rachel gives some insight on how to frame the challenges we face on a day to day basis.

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Living Yoga | What Speaks To Me Today
Oct 2, 2020

In this Living Yoga episode, Satiya gives us some insight on what's been speaking to her in the midst of these times of uncertainty.

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Anxiety, Depression and Other Mental Illness: Does the Label Help?
Sep 15, 2020

Does it even help to call it a mental illness? Does it help to say to yourself that you have anxiety or depression? David felt relief the first time he identified himself as suffering from anxiety and depression. But when he dug deeper and asked himself more questions, he realized that the label was shifting his relationship to his anxiety in a way that makes it harder to let go of. In this video, David explains how you can become more aware of it and shift it into a force that is more helpful and healing.

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Panic Attacks: What To Do and How to Relate to Them
Sep 12, 2020

There is no way to describe a panic attack to someone who has never experienced one. It's overwhelming panic, anxiety, heightened stress, worry and dread all packed into one sensation. In this video, David talks about this powerful, painful force, how common it is and how we can attempt to relate to it so that we can allow the panic attack to move through us, rather than take us over.

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Why it is so important to stop pushing away anxiety, pain and hurt
Sep 8, 2020

David helps you understand how to work with feelings of anxiety and pain. So many of us live with pain and don’t know why. In this video, he will help you turn that around so that you gain more insight into why, and move toward greater understanding.

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What It Feels Like to Have Anxiety and Healthy Ways to Let It Go
Sep 5, 2020

David has lived with chronic anxiety for over two decades. The purpose of this video is to attempt to share what chronic anxiety and depression can be like so that those of you who have never experienced them can attempt to understand or relate.

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Anxiety, Depression and Doing Things That Make You Uncomfortable
Sep 1, 2020

Pushing yourself to frequently step outside of your comfort zone has become quite a movement among the self-help gurus. It can feel cliché and over-used, but you shouldn't underestimate its potential for positive change. It's one of the main ways that David came out of the lowest times in his life. In this video, he shares with you how and why it can work so well.

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Living Yoga | Engaging In What Matters
Aug 1, 2020

In this Living Yoga episode, Tracey Noseworthy shares her thoughts about the opportunities that COVID-19 and other disruptions to our "normal" provide us.

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Living Yoga | Resiliency
May 6, 2020

David and Fiji discuss the role that resilience plays when trying to live yoga in your daily life and your yoga practice, and makes suggestions on what resilience could mean for you.

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Living Yoga | How to Accomplish a Challenging Yoga Pose
May 1, 2020

In this Living Yoga episode, David asks Fiji how she approaches the challenge of accomplishing a pose that she is unable to do. If you have been practicing yoga for many years, you likely have a few epiphanies that you can also share below.

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Living Yoga | Why Chaos Is Good
Apr 27, 2020

In this vulnerable and candid heart-to-heart, Rachel describes why - as Pema Chodron says - "Chaos should be regarded as good news". When our lives fall apart, we usually fly into reactivity, fear and anxiety. But if we can pause, we may discover that chaos is a gift that can provide us with a most potent spiritual opportunity for growth and reconnection.

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Living Yoga | The Big Bang
Apr 24, 2020

Get inspired in six minutes! In this fun and mind-bending video, Rachel shares how the Big Bang relates eerily to the tantric yoga tradition. As physics meets philosophy, you'll find out why the little things that you do everyday really do matter and why you are such a special and unique expression of divine universal consciousness.

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Living Yoga | How to Fight Like a Yogi
Apr 20, 2020

In this inspirational video, Rachel takes you on a journey to apply yoga philosophy to your daily life. Inspired from the classic story of the Bhagavad Gita, we explore how you can engage in the mires of conflict - and still practice your yoga with integrity. Elevating and practical, you'll get a fresh perspective on how you can live your yoga every day.

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Living Yoga | Why I Teach
Apr 17, 2020

In this candid heart-to-heart, Rachel shares what her path as a yoga teacher has taught her and why she feels passionate about sharing her teaching with others.

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Eco-Friendly Yogi | Episode 3: Men's Pants
Apr 14, 2020

One of the greatest challenges men face when doing yoga - even greater than flexibility and balance - is finding stylish, comfortable yoga pants! Of course, it's even more difficult if you're looking for only eco-friendly pants. The good news is, they do exist!

In this video, David reviews three pairs of men's eco-friendly yoga pants by two different companies, Prana and Inner Waves.

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Eco-Friendly Yogi | Episode 2: Straps
Apr 13, 2020

In this video, David introduces you to his two favorite eco-friendly yoga straps that are fantastic and functional, made with organic cotton and strong metal clasps.

Most yoga students and studio owners aren't aware that there are more sustainable options and end up buying yoga straps that are made with synthetic fibers and/or conventional cotton and plastic clasps, options that are polluting our fragile planet.

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Eco-Friendly Yogi | Episode 1: Blocks
Apr 6, 2020

In this video, David shows you a variety of more eco-friendly options to the tradition foam yoga block. These yoga blocks are made with biodegradable materials and shipped without using single-use plastic, by companies that care about their impact on the planet.

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Eco-Friendly Yogi | Introduction
Mar 30, 2020

It's surprising to most people, but eco-friendly yoga companies are surprisingly hard to find! In this video series, David shares what he has learned from years of research to help you make choices that are kind to our fragile planet and supportive of those companies who have sustainability as their mission. This video is David's introduction to the series.

To learn more, check out his Plastic-Free Yoga Revolution, a campaign to reduce the amount of plastic created by the yoga industry.

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What Inspired DYWM and What Is the Philosophy Behind It?
Jul 17, 2018

David sits in the hot seat for this conversation with Melissa, who asks him about how DYWM started, what is important to him as it grows and why he loves what he's doing.

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The Benefits of Yoga During Pregnancy and Birth
Jul 3, 2018

Sarah-Jane's daughter Ina steps in to offer her opinion from time to time as David and Sarah-Jane discuss how yoga can play an important role in a woman's pregnancy and birth. Sarah-Jane's Yoga for Pregnancy and Birth program is due out in the winter of 2018/19.

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How to Teach Yoga to Kids and Toddlers
Jun 18, 2018

Kids and yoga? David and Alyssa Jean think it's a great idea! Do your kids do yoga? Well, David and Alyssa Jean discuss why it's a great idea, how to encourage them to do it and the best way to teach them.

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Life, Yoga, Animals and Parades
May 22, 2018

Melissa joins David for what started out as a discussion on life and the impact that yoga has had on her, and after a few unexpected turns became a process of introspection and self discovery.

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Life, Kids and Class Inspirations
May 8, 2018

Crista joins David in a park where she has filmed many of her videos, for a live facebook chat about life, kids, challenges and what inspires her teaching style. The video is a bit shaky for some of the interview - I think our camera man had a little too much coffee that morning!

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Life, Yoga and The Power of the Chakras
Apr 24, 2018

David talks with Fiji about her daily life and the role that yoga has played in getting her where she is today. They also discuss the power of the chakra system and why her 7-Day Chakra Healing Series has struck such a strong chord with people.

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Life, Class Inspirations and a Few Surprises
Apr 10, 2018

David sits down with Tracey to talk about life, her kids, work, her passions, how she discovered yoga and what it has done for her in her life. David also surprises her with a few unexpected questions that inspire a few giggles and trips down memory lane.

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