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What Is Containment Anyway?

You’re in tree pose, and you hear the teacher say, “Bring the energy into the center. Press the hands against each other at the heart center. Press the foot into the thigh and the thigh into the foot. Now lift that spine taller.” You’re in runners lunge, and you hear the teacher say, “Lift your… More details


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Harvest Feast: Fall Into Plant Based Eating

You may have heard (and hopefully you have also been participating) that we’re in the middle of a gratitude challenge here at Modo Yoga Minneapolis. So to close out this challenge, we want you to come celebrate two weeks of communal gratitude with a Fall Harvest Feast. The feast will happen on: November 18 from… More details


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Recognizing and Releasing Attachments

Attachment, preference…no matter how you spin it, we all experience these things as humans. In a time when vision boards, goal setting, and time blocking are all the rage, it can seem counterintuitive to talk about letting go of how things play out. I’m going to let you in on a little secret. These goals… More details


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What Are You Grateful For?

Are you as excited for the November Gratitude challenge as we are? We figured you would be! Don’t forget that it starts on November 4,with Phil’s 11:30 Modo Flow with Music class. We’re grateful to build and participate in a community that cherishes gratitude. So, before this challenge begins, we really wanted to dive into… More details


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A Corporate Yogi

Although I work in what appears to be a trendy start up, I really work in health care, where creativity is generally red taped by legal considerations. The part of the start up culture we do embrace? Quickness. We move very quickly and if you can’t keep up, it’s probably a good idea to bow… More details


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Manifest Your Life

  I started dating someone recently, and after only a month I almost told him I loved him…on accident. I am so used to saying to my family“good night, love you” that I almost did it to him, unintentionally and without meaning! And although those are good words to have roll off the tongue easily,they… More details


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Yoga’s biggest myths BUSTED

Have you wanted to try yoga but you’re not sure what it’s all about? Or maybe the only thing that comes to mind when you think of yoga is an insanely flexible woman standing on her head. Whatever your association with yoga, we want to clarify a few things, so we’re busting some of the… More details


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Take Summer On

We’re the first to tell you we love summer. Living in Minnesota, you quickly learn to take full advantage of the summer given the (often) brutal winters. Summer brings with it a unique opportunity to head outside for all things from walks to the grocery store to runs around the lake to bike rides in… More details


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Earth Day Is Over, Now What? 8 Ways To Go Green(er)

What better time to talk about this Modo/Moksha pillar than right around Earth Day? Although we often don’t think about our connection to the earth, we are forever intertwined. Because of this intersectionality, it is not only our opportunity but our duty to conserve and protect the earth so that generations to come may experience… More details


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Modo Pillar: Reach Out

By Angela Noel Reaching out is an extension of self. It’s an effort to go beyond the comfortable, or the normal, and do something extraordinary. Folks like Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, Maya Angelou, Bill and Melinda Gates, Amma, and Martin Luther King do big things and impact millions. In our community, everyday heroes like social workers,… More details