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Notes on Trauma Sensitive Yoga

The following is an excerpt from notes taken during the teaching methodology portion of the Trauma Sensitive Yoga Training at The Trauma Center at Justice Resource Institute. Continue reading

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Update from the World of Motherhood

Hello world, it’s me Nicole.

It is a sad state of affairs when you are notified to renew your domain name and log in to realize that your last blog post was almost a year ago. I suppose that means it’s time to update the world on the musings and goings-on of one Mrs. Nicole Madison. I wish I had something insightful to say, but alas all my insight* melted away with my broken sleep schedule. Broken sleep, you ask? Why yes! I am the proud mother of Danica Channing Madison born in March. Continue reading

Top 10 Reasons to Attend RISE UP!

I have had the lucky opportunity to work with this amazing organization, New Leaf Yoga Foundation, that brings yoga programs to youth who are overcoming histories of abuse, neglect, incarceration, gang-involvement, addiction, and marginalization.

We are celebrating our FIVE YEAR anniversary and, in partnership with cirQlar, will be throwing a party!

Here are my TOP TEN REASONS you should buy a ticket and come out to this party: Continue reading

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Let’s see more of this!

I don’t think I’d feel very comfortable being in the front row of a class being taught by a twig that could turn herself into a pretzel.

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Friday, I’m in Love

Fun playlist from Friday’s Flow $8 class at Kula Annex. Artists include Atmosphere, Mos Def, She & Him, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, and more. Click on the photo to listen!

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What dark side?!

I’ve been watching episodes of Charmed on Netflix lately. Did that make you laugh? There’s something about television from the late 90’s and early 2000’s that speaks to my “Generation Y” heart. I’ve found myself drawn to the character (or the idea of the character) Cole. Need a little background? Cole is half human, half demon. He is drawn away from the side of evil by his love for one of the main characters, Phoebe. Continue reading

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There are no bad habits

When I think of the New Year in a classic sense, drunken debauchery, shiny apparel, unrealistic resolutions, guilt, and hangovers come to mind. Continue reading

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