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Why I Keep Falling in Love with Yoga... Again and Again

MeiMei Fox | Posted 06.15.2015 | Healthy Living
MeiMei Fox

I am overwhelmed with gratitude because as I begin this journey into motherhood, into becoming a goddess of giving and devotion to others, my yoga practice nurtures me.

Yoga and the Art of Creating Embodiment: An Interview with Ana Forrest

Eva Norlyk Smith, Ph.D. | Posted 04.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Eva Norlyk Smith, Ph.D.

Ana is the author of the book, Fierce Medicine: Breakthrough Practices to Heal the Body and Ignite the Spirit. In this interview she talks about the process of creating embodiment and how it relates to the teaching of yoga.

Secrets of Yoga Teacher Training: The Art of Getting Turned On

Jenine Durland | Posted 01.03.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jenine Durland

My apartment is quiet, so quiet in fact that after years of listening to free Pandora radio, last night I finally gave in and paid for the ad-free upg...

Never Waste a Good Trigger: Part Two

Ana Forrest | Posted 06.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Ana Forrest

We can use emotional and physical triggers to lead us onto a path of discovery. The unwinding and healing of the trauma trail has many steps. Each step taken is an act of power, which also builds self-respect.

Never Waste a Good Trigger: Part One

Ana Forrest | Posted 12.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Ana Forrest

Triggers can be an incredible ally. Triggers lead to what needs healing. Instead of being ashamed of being triggered, get excited because you have a clue for where to do your work! Triggers lead you on the path you need to go.

How 3 Top Yoga Masters Find Balance -- On And Off The Mat

Meryl Davids Landau | Posted 03.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Meryl Davids Landau

I know that living our yoga both on and off the mat is challenging. After all, I based my entire novel around that idea. But my recent self-flagellation got me to wondering how more adept yoga masters triumph over such trials -- and if they even have them in the first place.

In Honor of Memorial Day, Cultivate Your Warrior's Heart

Ana Forrest | Posted 07.30.2011 | Healthy Living
Ana Forrest

It is easy to cultivate impervious walls. It takes a lot more courage to feel and care for one's self and for those around us.

Healing PTSD Through A New Kind Of Yoga

Ana Forrest | Posted 07.16.2011 | Healthy Living
Ana Forrest

Every time we disarm a trigger by activating our feet, regulating our breathing, relaxing our neck and connecting to our core, the power of the trigger weakens. This is part of the victory over PTSD.