Hillary R. Hoff

How do we practise mindfullness while watching our movie? Written by Hillary R. Hoff According to Yoga International the physical body is the holding of material and matter which makes us, us. Our life energy that governs our biological process, from breathing to digestion to the circulation of our blood. Our prana, also known as...
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Mindfullness: do I get it? #3 Written by Hillary R. Hoff Mindfulness can be incorporated with anything we do; when we walk, talk, eat, listen. Mindfulness is a speed, a speed to slow down and watch from the outside in what is truly happening. My Dad would always say to me, “Hillary try to think...
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Mindfullness: do I get it? #2 Written by Hillary R. Hoff Shooting star People speak about empty spaces found between the constant flow of thoughts when meditating. Empty spaces that may last for only a milisecond or two. To be an empty space, it doesn’t mean it’s a blank slat or filled with nothingness, but...
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Mindfulness. Do I get it? #1 Written by Hillary R. Hoff I’ve been pursuing the act of meditating for a few years and it isn’t until recently I feel I understand what it’s mostly all about. Everyone has their own opinion and will meditate a different way. Some believe meditation is a time to reflect...
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Written by Hillary R. Hoff This is a poem I would like to share. I first wrote this poem for an assignment while finishing my first yoga teacher training in 2013. Before beginning the training, I didn’t resinant with this poem and even now before sharing I had to adjust a few lines because my...
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What is your yoga? #3 Written by Hillary R. Hoff Part III: Inversions Inversions tap into our inner child, enhance confidence, core strength, balance, and may provide a humbling aftereffect. The reverse blood flow improves circulation, alters our perspective, and inversions are a natural caffine-free form of invigorating and revitalizing the body. More blood flow...
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What is your yoga? #2 Written by Hillary R. Hoff Balancing Balancing poses enhance concentration, memory, focus, coordination, and develop stability. Balancing poses help reduce tension and fatigue. Specific balancing poses help with certain areas of the body. Standing balancing poses strengthen the lower half of the body such as the legs and knee joints,...
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What is your Yoga? #1 Written by Hillary R. Hoff While being a yoga instructor many people comment to me with responses such as, “I’m not flexible, I have no time for yoga right now, or I’m just not a yoga person.” The funny thing is I believe everyone does yoga all the time without...
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A break! From negative spiral thinking #2 Written by Hillary R. Hoff Part II: Why do we continue with these patterns of attracting negative thoughts and outcomes? Dr. Alice Boyes explains how we continue giving energy to unwanted behavioural patterns because we find the “payoffs” within each pattern. Payoffs that are physical, situational, and established...
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A Break! From negative Spiral Thinking #1 Written by Hillaray R. Hoff Those moments in life when you feel that the cloud will not leave from hovering over your head; whether an illness occurs, financial pressure arise, an accident takes place or a relationship goes bad, one altercation after the other. Moments when you have...
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