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Articles & Essays

Stories and Bonus Content – Our Gift to You

Welcome to Inner Vision Yoga! Please enjoy the following bonus content as our thanks to you for visiting. BONUS CONTENT Topic: Yoga Story with Jeff Martens: Finding Heaven and Avoiding Hell.  Date: May 31, 2020.  https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/_PUuLO6s23JJGNKX91rHU4wuDMfLT6a82yIX86dZz0dMUkmw7FQXQYwyOVuafC_P Topic: Yoga Story with Jeff Martens: Keeping It Real.  Date: May 31, 2020.  https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/3uZ2Ba73-TlOGZ3q7wb5cbwKO4v1X6a81Xce86JYnRtbFjQfdpo4t0rtLlC59Y6F Topic: Yoga Story with Jeff Martens: Lao Tzu and the …

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To Close or Remain Vulnerable… That is the Question

by Jeff Martens My father, “Jimbo”, is one of the vulnerable ones. Cancer survivor, heart attack survivor, on dialysis… And all of this in the last 6 months at 80+ years old. My mother too, who is at the end of her seventh decade and lives alone, still delivering food to the less fortunate, walking up apartment stairs once a …

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What is dis-ease? What is healing?

by Jeff Martens Ghosts in the Attic Boo! Ghosts can seem frightening as a child. Most adults can easily dismiss such fears. But what if that ghost is you? When you are not yourself who are you?  The unreal is a fabrication, an illusion or projection.  Your ego is a ghostly apparition supported by past suffering that turns into fearful expectations.  Your …

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Movie Reviews

Cloud Atlas

Residual Afflictions give rise to root actions experienced as the self in present or future births. – Yoga Sutra 2.12 I thought for sure Tom Hanks was going to ruin this movie. Though he did wonderfully in Saving Private Ryan, Hanks’ “Gump-ishness” seemed too light a feather to be set in the wings of such an epic yarn.  Luckily he …

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Ask the Yogi

Ask the Yogi: Wild Energy in Backbends

Wild Energy in Backbends Q: I have noticed that after doing a night of backbends I am filled with this sort of wild energy.  Sometimes it can make it difficult to sleep.  Some off my classmates also have the same experience.  What’s going on?More than any other pose, backbends have the potential to open up the heart, which is the …

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Ask the Yogi: Twists

Ask The Yogi Twists and Calmness Question: Why do twists, which are often challenging postures, often have such a calming effect? Answer:  This question can be answered at many levels, which ultimately all flow together, linking physiological and anatomical details to amazing sensations of wholeness and integration. The muscular-skeletal system provides structural stability and controlled mobility, which allow you to …

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Ask The Yogi – Bored with practice

Boredom Q: I love yoga and coming to class. At times, like with anything, my routine can get monotonous. Do any of you ever feel you need to take a break with yoga or change it around? My day wouldn’t be complete without my morning routine. It’s like my coffee to get me going for the day and puts me …

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Yoga Links

Yoga Links

Look to these sites for more info on yoga and related topics… Featured Links Bodywork/Somatic Healing Jeff Martens – Co-Owner of Inner Vision Yoga, Fear to Clear Method, Somatic Alignment as Therapy, Certified Yoga Therapist (Co-Director Healing Emphasis Yoga Master Teacher Training) Aaron Goldberg – Co-Owner of Inner Vision Yoga – Yoga Private Sessions Available Michele Dante – Co-Owner of …

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