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Recognize stressor, Relax with breath, Release the tension or negativity! Come Home to Yoga! Come Home to Tranquility!

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Yesterday as I was teaching the Pose Specific Class on Tuesday, I came up with a new mantra that goes along with our focus in August of the Breathe, Relax, Feel, Watch, and Allow (BRFWA for short).  
Anxiety, stress, fear stories, and tension are part of living in the present age.  Whether you are a teenager, a 20 something, a 30 or 40 year old with young families, a 50 year old with changing bodies, a 60 or 70 year old or young at heart, these issues affect all of us.  The purpose of yoga is for the whole body, soul, and spirit; the workout is amazing, the mental practice is life changing, and the spiritual side is cultivated with peace, rest, and God's presence in relaxation.
Brian's new motto is "Come Home to Yoga; Come Home to Tranquility," and it goes well with my mantra of recognize, relax, and release because it brings you home to your inner self whether you are on the mat in class or consumed with a relationship struggle or at night with insomnia or in your …