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Ally Hamilton
Ally Hamilton is a Santa Monica-based yoga teacher and writer whose work reaches hundreds of thousands of yogis around the world via her online yoga videos and social media following. She's the co-creator of, a premier source for online yoga videos, which has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Vogue Magazine, Self Magazine, Shape Magazine, CNN and more. She's the mama of two amazing kids and one energetic Labradoodle. She's excited about her first book, "Yoga's Healing Power: Looking Inward for Change, Growth and Peace" due from Llewellyn Worldwide in August, 2016.

Entries by Ally Hamilton

How to Stop Freaking Out

(0) Comments | Posted September 15, 2015 | 4:56 PM

Life is complicated and messy sometimes. It doesn't take much to land yourself in a challenging set of circumstances; we all have our stuff. Some people have more than others, but I know very few people who get through 80-100 years without some serious difficulty along the way. In fact,...

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Looking for Love? Maybe You Need to Slow Your Roll

(0) Comments | Posted February 26, 2015 | 10:19 AM

Sometimes we really get blindsided by someone, and nowhere is this more likely to occur than in the romantic realm. It's so easy to get swept away in hormones and lust and romantic fantasies, and decide two, three, six weeks in that "This is it!" It can happen with new...

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The Elusive Pursuit of Happiness

(3) Comments | Posted October 1, 2014 | 3:03 AM

It's somewhat ironic that we, as a culture, have placed such a high value on our individual happiness that we wrote it into the Declaration of Independence as one of our inalienable rights, and yet, we've done a horrendous job of teaching our people successful ways to pursue it. Our...

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4 Ways to Leave Your Lover (and Other Strangers)

(3) Comments | Posted August 6, 2014 | 4:08 PM

Sometimes we find ourselves in situations we never could have imagined. Maybe we haven't been following our intuition, or we've allowed our "shoulds" to influence us too heavily. This might show up in the romantic, personal or professional realm. We may find ourselves accepting treatment that makes us feel small,...

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3 Things Happy People Understand

(13) Comments | Posted May 27, 2014 | 8:36 AM

If today is like every other day, you will be inundated with messages about what you need in order to be happy. And all these things will be things. Products you need so you can look right, or feel right or smell right. But Happiness Is an Inside Job, as...

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Why Sisterhood Matters

(2) Comments | Posted May 5, 2014 | 1:13 PM

One morning last week, after I'd gotten my kids up and out the door, lunches packed, breakfast eaten, hair and teeth brushed, hugs and kisses given, I came home and jumped on my computer before racing off to teach a yoga class. I answered a few emails and went to...

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