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CES 2016 Las Vegas: Sin City Meets Yoga Girl

Christine Martitz | Posted 01.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Christine Martitz

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, NV (photo courtesy Christine Martitz) With a touch of a button, a swipe of the finger, we crave instant gratification. Eve...

World's Oldest Yoga Teacher Reveals Her Top Longevity Tips At 97

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.30.2015 | Fifty

After three hip replacement surgeries and one rod in her leg, 97-year-old Tao Porchon-Lynch is still going strong as the world's oldest living yoga te...

This Top Model And Yoga Instructor Shares Her Style Must-Haves

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 09.24.2015 | Style

Summer might be over, but it's still September so there's a little time to get your "om" on in celebration of National Yoga Month. Thanks to their ze...

Why This 62-Year-Old Woman Is Saying 'Namaste' To Life's Challenges

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.03.2015 | Fifty

This is one story from HuffPost Fifty's new series "This Will Be Our Year: 15 Women Over 50 Shaking Things Up In 2015." We'll be following 15 remarkab...

Nails, Nails, Nails (Gel, Shellac, Silk Wraps)

Christine Martitz | Posted 05.20.2015 | Style
Christine Martitz

After having had each one of them done -- some even at a variety of different salons, I started to investigate more deeply into the differences between them and which would be best for me.

Entrepreneur Series: Growing Up and Doing Business With... Mandy Ingber, Celebrity Yoga Instructor

Marina Chetner | Posted 03.08.2015 | Small Business
Marina Chetner

She shares a wisdom that precedes her years, yet she's relays it in such a down-to-earth and relatable way. This interview is further proof of that.

A Stream of Consciousness on the Yoga Mat

Lilly Barels | Posted 01.23.2014 | Hawaii
Lilly Barels

This energy doesn't require dimensions. It transcends the demand for possession. The yoga mat is a portal. And on it you don't need to know all of the answers. You don't even need to know what you might find inside.

7 Tips for Nervous New Yoga Teachers

James Brown | Posted 09.06.2013 | Healthy Living
James Brown

People are coming to yoga class to get to a better place somehow, and they've chosen your class because they think you might help do that. They want you to succeed. They aren't coming to class to critique you.

WATCH: I Quit My Job For Yoga

Posted 05.01.2013 | Healthy Living

A recent survey of the happiest jobs in the United States placed "Associate Attorney" at the bottom of the list, which wasn't news to Kelly Newsome. ...

Life In Downward Dog: An Introduction

Leigh Weingus | Posted 05.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Leigh Weingus

I recently started a teacher certification program in hopes of sharing my positive experience with others. For the next six weeks I will detail how different poses, meditation styles and breathing exercises are impacting essential parts of my life, for better or worse.

9 Bizarre Questions People Ask Yoga Teachers

Posted 03.16.2015 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul These top yoga instructors share the eyebrow-raising, balance-throwing questions they get all the time from students. "Can you ...

Your Yoga Resolution: 6 Tips For Choosing A Yoga Teacher

James Brown | Posted 03.07.2013 | Healthy Living
James Brown

The range of yoga practices is so wide that creating a single organization that certifies everybody who teaches yoga has not yet proven possible. So, for now at least, you've got to take matters into your own hands and check out different teachers for yourself until you find the one for you.

15 Yoga Classes in 5 Days

Charles Scott | Posted 01.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Charles Scott

Given my interest in endurance challenges, I suppose it was inevitable that I would look for a way to test my limits with yoga.

Lessons From Yoga: Why Self Care Is So Important

Kripalu | Posted 01.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Kripalu

As I rested, I thought about what Andrew had said -- how we must take the time to practice self-care -- and how I must allow the effort of being a stubborn, self-sufficient yogi to dissolve into openness and surrender. This work -- on the mat, resting, in a roomful of people -- can ignite profound change.

Is It Time To Break Up With Your Yoga Teacher?

Alanna Kaivalya | Posted 04.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Alanna Kaivalya

At some point, every student must leave their teacher. It's a built-in principle of yoga. Parents raise children to be able to survive on their own at some point; its the same concept between teachers and students of yoga.

Not Your Typical 'Yogi,' But I Teach Yoga

Posted 09.30.2011 | Healthy Living

By Deborah Dunham for Blisstree.com Yoga teachers scare me. I've often thought of them as being all love and peace and serene, living perfect lives...

Astoria Characters: The Sunshine Goddess

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Life doesn't always take a straight and narrow path; it often chooses a circular route, so let's start in the middle of the story and see where we end up.

Yoga Teachers, Teach!

Susan Piver | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Piver

Yoga teachers, I would like to be taught by you, not "invited" to do this or that. "Make it feel good" is not an instruction. Neither is "do what feels right to you" or "this is the pose I suggest, but if you prefer another one, go ahead."

Aspen Yoga Instructor Faces Sex-Offender Status

The Aspen Times | Rick Carroll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

ASPEN -- The attorney for an Aspen yoga instructor accused of having unlawful sexual contact with two of his clients refused to cut a deal Tuesday wit...