Tales of a Pregnant Yoga Teacher

Pregnancy typically brings about a lot of interest, and questions. I’ve also found that teaching yoga while pregnant is fascinating to people. Here I share my experiences with pregnancy so far, and some of my most frequently asked questions.

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Bryana Cook
Healing at Red Rocks

It’s amazing how powerful music is and how connected we all feel towards it. A song, an album, a timeline of our past life filled with love, heartache, and joy. A tool to help cope with big life changes and a way to bring a smile to our faces.

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Joella Miller
Who Should Attend a Boreal Bliss Yoga Retreat?

We get a lot of great questions about retreats. Some of the most common questions are about who attends, why, and if someone should/shouldn’t go for “x,y,z ..” reason. We will share our most commonly asked questions about attendance, and some more information for you on what a Boreal Bliss Yoga Retreat is all about!

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Bryana Cook
Part 2 of 10: Satya (truthfulness)

This blog is the second of a ten-part series exploring the Yamas and Niyamas. In this series, we hope to provide some ways to begin thinking about yoga off the mat, a yoga lifestyle. In this piece, we explore five ways to consider ways to incorporate satya (truthfulness) into our life.

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Find Your Bliss

Life is beautiful when we slow down and appreciate it.  Soak it all in.

Enjoy a recap of our long weekend retreat in Walker, MN at Camp Bliss.

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Bryana Cook
Part 1 of 10: Ahimsa (non-violence)

This is the first of a ten-part series exploring the Yamas and Niyamas. In this series, we hope to provide some ways to begin thinking about yoga off the mat, a yoga lifestyle. In this piece, we explore eight ways to cultivate Ahimsa (non-violence) into our daily lives.

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Two Women in the BWCA

Our first trip changed our lives forever. I left home a hopeful, wannabe wilderness woman and I emerged from the BWCA a satisfied, proud, and nourished, wilderness adventure woman for life.

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Bryana Cook
All-Natural Spring Cleaning

“I used to think a house that smelled like bleach was a clean house!” says Stacy Nightwine, our essential oils guru and BFF. Stacy shares some tips on cleaning using products like vinegar, baking soda, and essential oils as an alternative to chemical household cleaners. Detoxing routines can feel overwhelming- so we focused on sharing a few tips that we hope you find simple, rewarding, and cost-effective.

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Amanda Thoe
SomaVeda® Thai Yoga Integrative Therapy

SomaVeda® Integrated Traditional Therapy is a comprehensive, sacred therapeutic practice that helps others sustain a life of abundance and joy. This practice stems from a lineage that is over 2500 years old and embodies several core practices of the healing arts derivative of Thai Yoga, Thai Ayurveda, Puja (sacred prayers or mantras), sacred nutrition and so much more!

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Joella Miller
An Unexpected Story During my 40th Year

Omie Christy attend the Lanesboro retreat in October 2018. In preparation for her 40th year, she dreamed of soulful women gathering together. The weekend yoga retreat began, and her exhaustion set in. No problem! She figure it must have been the long drive from Ely.

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Being a Dude at a Yoga Retreat

With a Boreal Bliss Yoga Retreat, you’re going to find that our getaways are largely attended by women. We have had a few brave souls of the male variety come into our circle; either as musicians, guest speakers, or yogis. We have had very positive experiences with the combination of women and men alike.  We know our retreats will remain largely women, but we do feel good about opening the space to men too.

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Bryana Cook