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What Are The Yoga Sutras?

Part of the beauty of yoga is that it’s so much more than just a physical practice.  It’s hard to pinpoint when and how this awareness sets in. There’s something in the alchemy of moving, bending, breathing and letting go in savasana that begins to spark something deep inside. Often, it’s a more effortless feeling […]

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How Yoga Relieves Stress & Anxiety

“Our anxiety does not come from thinking about the future, but from wanting to control it.” -Kahlil Gibran  It’s no overstatement to say our nervous systems have been through it this year. With our lives upturned by the pandemic, there’s never been a better time for yoga, which is a powerful tool for dealing with […]

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The Unique Benefits of Aerial Yoga

Ready to defy gravity? Aerial yoga is a wonderful way to inspire and enhance your regular practice — plus, it’s pretty darn fun to play acrobat for an hour. “Aerial yoga reminds me of playing on the monkey bars or tumbling in gymnastics,” said Samantha Orlando, Haven aerial yoga instructor. “It is in essence meant […]

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The Benefits of Prenatal & Postnatal Yoga

Bringing another human into the world is the ultimate life-altering and transformative experience. During the pandemic, however, it can also be incredibly isolating.  Thankfully, the support of yoga can make all the difference in guiding you through this special time with greater ease, comfort and relaxation. Haven on the Lake is excited to offer a […]

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What Are The Kleshas?

Yoga philosophy might sound esoteric, but it holds a surprising amount of wisdom that can help us navigate modern life with greater ease. And let’s be real, there’s never been a better time to dive deeper into said philosophy than 2020, which has challenged all of us on multiple levels.  According to Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, […]

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Why Dancing Is Great For Your Mind & Body

As far as total-body workouts go, dancing is a uniquely joyful experience. And after this rollercoaster of a year, it’s one of the best ways to shake off stress and reconnect with your zest for life. Gizelle Merced, LaBlast-named best dance teacher of the year, is bringing these benefits right to your living room with […]

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Enjoy Total Relaxation In Yoga Nidra

It doesn’t get much better than yoga nidra. Referred to as “yogic sleep,” this ancient practice facilitates healing on a physical, emotional and mental level — and the best part is, all you need to do is lie down and relax to reap the benefits. At Haven on the Lake, we’re excited to combine the […]

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The Benefits of Aqua Spin

There’s no shortage of benefits that come from taking your workout into the water, but perhaps the greatest is that it offers a release from gravity that can’t be found elsewhere. Not only does this put the “low” in low-impact (your joints will thank you!), but it creates an unrivaled sense of freedom and buoyancy […]

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