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  • NY Knicks and Yoga

    https://www.follownews.com/knicks-practice-notes-yoga-sessions-and-joakim-noahs-bum-hamstring-1yeph    

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  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month, think on this!!!!

    Consider for a moment     By Gwen Lawrence   It has been my experience that Men have a lower tolerance for pain than women. I suppose this can be argued but for the most part lets be honest.   Close your eyes let me take you through this short-guided meditation: Calling all men… Imagine for a second that you …

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  • 5 yoga moves for cyclists

    5 yoga moves for cyclists By Gwen Lawrence | Oct 4, 2016 Special to espnW Each month, yoga coach Gwen Lawrence shows us the best poses for athletes. As always, consult a doctor before you begin any new exercise program. Although cycling is a great workout, the awkward posture that’s held for long rides can wreak havoc on your spine, …

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  • 4 week FREE at home yoga retreat!!!!

    4 week FREE at home yoga retreat!!! 30 AT HOME free YOGA CHALLENGE SEE THE CHANGES YOUR BODY WILL MAKE, YOUR MIND WILL DISCOVER AND CHANGE THE WAY YOU DO EVERY OTHER EXERCISE CHOOSE A START DATE GRAB A FRIEND GO TO youtube.com with all links COMMIT DO NOT QUIT KEEP ME POSTED.. TWITTER/INSTAGRAM @GWENLAWRENCE   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3SZ2xVnbcxY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jmIntxK9HfU https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vBaQlOq1KoU https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cdEPJ9me9RM …

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  • 30 DAY AT HOME YOGA CHALLENGE start anytime!!!

    30 AT HOME YOGA CHALLENGE…start anytime SEE THE CHANGES YOUR BODY WILL MAKE, YOUR MIND WILL DISCOVER AND CHANGE THE WAY YOU DO EVERY OTHER EXERCISE CHOOSE A START DATE GRAB A FRIEND GO TO: GAIA.COM TRIAL SUBSCRIPTION use this code http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=v7kAa2rIS94&offerid=418693.10002579&type=3&subid=0 COMMIT DO NOT QUIT KEEP ME POSTED.. TWITTER/INSTAGRAM @GWENLAWRENCE   http://www.gaia.com/tv/peak-performance-yoga-video     http://www.gaia.com/video/tight-core-open-hips   http://www.gaia.com/video/empowered-athlete   http://www.gaia.com/video/mini-yin-yoga-practice-hips …

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  • MYRECOMMENDED READING LIST

    RECOMMENDED READING LIST  ENJOY!!!   SIDDHARTHA by Herman Hesse GOOD TO GREAT   by Jim Collins THE ABUNDANCE BOOK by John Randolph Price THINK AND GROW RICH by Napolean Hill THE UNTETHERED SOUL by Michael A Singer WHITE LIES DARK TRUTH by Mony Singh THE HIDDEN MESSAGES IN WATER by Masaru Emoto EVOLVE YOUR BRAIN by Joe Dispenza THE WAY OF …

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  • 5 yoga moves for tennis players

    By Gwen Lawrence | Aug 31, 2016 Special to espnW Each month, yoga coach Gwen Lawrence shows us the best poses for athletes. This month: How to increase stride, power and strength for a better tennis game. Tennis requires intensity in the core, strong, stable shoulders and arms all the way down to the wrists, and explosiveness in the lower …

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  • Top 5 Poses for Golfers

    TRAINING Taking it the Course? Here are the top 5 yoga poses to up your game            Share


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   By Gwen Lawrence | July, 2016 Special to espnW Gwenlawrence.com Each month, yoga coach Gwen Lawrence shows us five yoga poses designed to keep athletes in the game. This month, she’s tackling the top 5 poses to …

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  • LIVE power yoga for sports Training MIAMI

    Power Yoga For Sports LIVE Teacher Training AND The Way of The Mindful Athlete Course and Curriculum Brought to you by Nicole Halkides October 21-23 2016 Friday 2016 Get your goals in order for the year by getting your Mind straight. 12-6pm Friday   You will learn The Way of the Mindful Athlete course.  Not only will this course up …

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  • 7 Benefits Of Inversions

    7 Benefits Of Inversions Crystal Fenton, Certified Yoga Instructor July 12, 2016 Forget fear, flip your perspective and improve health by going upside down. inversions headstand http://fitnessgoals.com/benefits-inversions/ Gwen Lawrence Gwen Lawrence has been massage therapist for 20 years and a practicing fitness professional since 1990. Headstand can be the most anxiety-inducing word heard in yoga class. Inversions, however, offer numerous …

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  • Stretch Yourself — Five Yoga Poses To Prevent Aching Feet

    Stretch Yourself — Five Yoga Poses To Prevent Aching Feet By Gwen Lawrence | Nov 4, 2015 Special to espnW   http://espn.go.com/espnw/athletes-life/article/14051190/stretch-five-yoga-poses-prevent-aching-feet Yoga coach Gwen Lawrence returns with five targeted yoga poses designed to keep athletes in the game. This month, the focus is on great poses to ease painful foot issues. Weekend warriors and hardcore professionals all experience pain …

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  • Pose of the Month: Squat Pose

    Pose of the Month: Squat Pose Malasana By Gwen Lawrence For Active.com   http://www.active.com/health/articles/pose-of-the-month-squat-pose Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Pinterest Squat pose is a pose that grounds and centers you. It helps your internal organs as well as your the hips. It represents the epitome of balance, strength, stretch, focus, breath and internal change. …

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  • Pose of the Month: Eagle Pose

    Pose of the Month: Eagle Pose Garudasana By Gwen Lawrence For Active.com   http://www.active.com/mind-and-body-yoga/articles/pose-of-the-month-eagle-pose?page=2 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Pinterest Eagle pose opens all your joints. Eagle pose is a posture that generates great joint stability and balance. In order to successfully practice this pose, you must give your full attention. Eagle pose requires …

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  • Pose of the Month: Inverted Plank Pose

    Pose of the Month: Inverted Plank Pose Purvottanasana By Gwen Lawrence For Active.com   http://www.active.com/health/articles/pose-of-the-month-inverted-plank-pose Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Pinterest Inverted Plank pose is great for stabilization. Inverted Plank Pose stabilizes your body and bends your back. It is a great pose that affects several glands in your body, including your adrenals, thyroid …

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  • Pose of the Month: Warrior One

    Pose of the Month: Warrior One Virabhadrasana I By Gwen Lawrence For Active.com   http://www.active.com/health/articles/pose-of-the-month-warrior-one Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Pinterest A pose of fire, bravery and virtue, Warrior One is highly recognizable from the beginning yogi to the advanced. As one of the first poses learned in yoga, it allows the practitioner to …

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  • Pose of the Month: Heavy Legs on the Wall

    Pose of the Month: Heavy Legs on the Wall Viparita Karani By Gwen Lawrence For Active.com   http://www.active.com/mind-and-body-yoga/articles/pose-of-the-month-heavy-legs-on-the-wall Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Pinterest This month we will learn about a therapeutic yoga pose and a pose which is highly touted in the yoga community as the “destroyer of old age.” This pose is …

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  • Pose of the Month: Plank Pose

    Pose of the Month: Plank Pose By Gwen Lawrence For Active.com   http://www.active.com/health/articles/pose-of-the-month-plank-pose?page=2 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Pinterest Plank pose helps build wrist and shoulder strength. Plank pose is a very basic pose used both in the yoga world and in the sports world. Although this pose looks to be an insignificant transition …

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  • Pose of the Month: Pigeon Pose

    Pose of the Month: Pigeon Pose Eka Pada Rajakapotasana By Gwen Lawrence For Active.com   http://www.active.com/health/articles/pose-of-the-month-pigeon-pose Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Pinterest Pigeon pose releases the stress and tension in your hips. Everyone can benefit from the hip opener known as pigeon pose, or Eka Pada Rajakapotasana. Stress and tension can build up in …

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  • Pose of the Month: Head Stand

    Pose of the Month: Head Stand By Gwen Lawrence For Active.com also go to gwen lawrence yoga on you tube for a tutorial https://www.youtube.com/user/GwenLawrenceYoga http://www.active.com/fitness/articles/pose-of-the-month-head-stand Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Pinterest The head stand in lotus is the most advanced variation of this pose. Head stand, or Sirshasana, is considered one of the most …

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  • Pose of the Month: Cow Face

    Pose of the Month: Cow Face Gomukhasana Gwen Lawrence For Active.com   http://www.active.com/health/articles/pose-of-the-month-cow-face Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Pinterest Cow face pose, or Gomukhasana, is a challenging seated pose. It is a deep hip opener and is often difficult for people with tight shoulders. Although it is a seated, deep stretch pose, it is …

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  • Pose of the Month: Triangle

    Pose of the Month: Triangle Trikonasana By Gwen Lawrence For Active.com http://www.active.com/health/articles/pose-of-the-month-triangle Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Pinterest Triangle pose is known as Trikonasana in Sanskrit—tri meaning three and kona meaning corner. Triangle is a therapeutic pose that provides many benefits including strengthening of the core and legs. How To: Triangle Pose Starting from …

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  • Pose of the Month: Shoulder Stand

    Pose of the Month: Shoulder Stand Sarvangasana Gwen Lawrence For Active.com   http://www.active.com/health/articles/pose-of-the-month-shoulder-stand Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Pinterest Sarvangasana Sometimes called the candle pose or Queen pose, the shoulder stand translated from the Sanskrit name is “all limbed” or “whole body.” Its name comes from the many roles it plays and benefits it …

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  • Pose of the Month: Upward Facing Dog

    Pose of the Month: Upward Facing Dog Urdvah Mukha Svanasana   http://www.active.com/mind-and-body-yoga/articles/pose-of-the-month-upward-facing-dog By Gwen Lawrence For Active.com Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Pinterest Urdvah Mukha Svanasana Aside from downward dog, upward facing dog is one of the most widely known and recognized yoga poses due to its numerous benefits and therapeutic uses. As cousin …

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  • 5 yoga poses to improve hamstring flexibility

    TRAINING 5 yoga poses to improve hamstring flexibility http://espn.go.com/espnw/training/article/16652890/5-yoga-poses-improve-hamstring-flexibility By Gwen Lawrence | Jul 6, 2016 Special to espnW Each month, yoga coach Gwen Lawrence shows us five poses designed to keep athletes in the game. This month she focuses on ways to lengthen and increase flexibility in the often-troublesome hamstrings. As always, consult a doctor before you begin any …

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  • Pose of the Month: Downward Facing Dog

    Adho Mukha Svanasana Gwen Lawrence For Active.com Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Pinterest Adho Mukha Svanasana http://www.active.com/health/articles/pose-of-the-month-downward-facing-dog The most basic and widely-known yoga pose is down dog. Even if you’ve never attended a yoga class, you most likely have heard of this one. However common the pose may be, it’s often assumed and untaught …

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  • 5 Poses to Help Ease Back Pain

    5 poses to help ease back pain http://espn.go.com/espnw/training/article/15877773/5-yoga-poses-help-ease-back-pain By Gwen Lawrence | Apr 6, 2016 Special to espnW Each month, yoga coach Gwen Lawrence shows us five yoga poses designed to keep athletes in the game. To enable you to keep your workouts on track, this month she focuses on keeping the back strong. As always, consult a doctor before …

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  • Device overload? Here are 5 yoga poses to alleviate ‘tech neck’

    TRAINING Device overload? Here are 5 yoga poses to alleviate ‘tech neck’ By Gwen Lawrence | Apr 6, 2016 Special to espnW Each month, yoga coach Gwen Lawrence shows us five yoga poses designed to keep athletes in the game. This month, she’s tackling the tell-tale poor posture that results from looking at our ever-present devices. Phone, computers, gaming systems …

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  • Simple Chakra Talk

    Simple Chakra Tutorial and Poses… By Gwen Lawrence     Root chakra Best root chakra poses are the ones that focus on your connection to the earth, or grounding. It is the “root” of you, and establishes the deepest connections with your physical body, your environment and with the Earth. It houses your instincts – it is your survival center. …

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  • Great Testimonial From a Trainee!!!

    “Shout out to you!!! We won the New York State Championship in Ice Hockey sunday, we were up 1-0 after one played a physical period.  In the Second we had NO LEGS, they were all over us!  Goalie kept it 1-0. We got to locker room and I used your advice, I had the whole team put legs up the …

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  • ESPNW. 5 Yoga Poses for Shoulder Strength and Flexibility

    5 Yoga Poses For Shoulder Strength And Flexibility ESPNW article By Gwen Lawrence | Mar 9, 2016 Special to espnW Each month, yoga coach Gwen Lawrence shows us five yoga poses designed to keep athletes in the game. To start the spring off right, she’s putting the focus on perfect yoga poses to strengthen and stretch the shoulders. When people …

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  • ReWired Radio Interview…Harnessing your entrepreneurial spirit

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  • ReWired Radio interview…The Yoga Revolution

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  • Success Magazine Article October 2015

    6 Ways Yoga Today Will Make You Better Tomorrow How your skills on the mat overflow into your life Chelsea Greenwood October 12, 2015 “When we take better care of ourselves in mind, body and spirit, we generally feel better,” says Boca Raton-native Leslie Glickman. “And being happier and healthier is a perfect recipe for success.” So, what is the …

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  • Letter to Colleen Saidman Yee

    LETTER TO COLLEN SAIDMAN   The 20 plus years I have been doing and teaching yoga, I have aspired to a place to heal and lead not just me but something way bigger than myself. Books, study, class, worship, magazines, courses, creating classes and schools, flows, ideas, DVD’s, books were all a façade. I thought it was my mission, but …

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  • Interview

    http://blog.sivanaspirit.com/gwen-lawrence/#

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  • Yoga at Your Desk!!! Ease the Pain

    by: Crystal Fenton   http://www.techtimes.com/articles/49576/20150430/5-stretching-exercises-work-desk-ease-strain-sitting.htm?exe=reporter

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  • Daily News

    it may say this is NEW but we all know the Giants have been doing Yoga with me for Years, enjoy the read http://m.nydailynews.com/sports/football/giants/tom-coughlin-giants-yoga-recovery-day-article-1.2340059

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  • YOGA JOURNAL

    http://www.yogajournal.com/article/cross-training/new-york-giants-yoga-coach-gwen-lawrence-mixes-vinyasa-weight-lifting-kicks-nfls-butt-frog-pose/   BY:Jennifer D’Angelo Friedmann

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  • ESPN W Post Top 5 Yoga poses for Skiers

    http://espn.go.com/espnw/athletes-life/article/10309828/five-yoga-poses-skiing

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  • ESPN W post Top 5 Yoga Poses for Basketball Players

    http://espn.go.com/espnw/athletes-life/article/10157537/top-five-yoga-poses-basketball

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