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Yoga Lessons

Life Lessons From Yoga To Bring Off The Mat And Into The Office

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 06.20.2013 | Healthy Living

In the past decade, yoga has penetrated pretty much every domain of American life: Yoga classes can be found in airports, public schools, in the White...

How Forward Folds Taught Me To Be A Better Listener

Leigh Weingus | Posted 06.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Leigh Weingus

My yoga guides had always told me not to push or force anything, but I always tuned their words out. Even worse, I had been tuning myself out. Deep down I knew the pain I was experiencing wasn't a good thing, but I was letting what I thought to be right override what I felt to be true.

Arm Balancing My Way To Patience

Leigh Weingus | Posted 05.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Leigh Weingus

I have never been a patient person. When I stand in line at Duane Reade for longer than five minutes I feel angry at the happy magazine covers at the checkout counter, and although they say a watched pot never boils I've always thrown my pasta in at the first sign of a bubble.

Life Lessons From My Yogi

Brian Penny | Posted 04.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Brian Penny

Yoga means something different to every student. Ask 10 yogis what drew them to their mat, and you'll get 10 answers (many are loooong, mine included...

10 Things Yoga Teachers Wish They Could Tell You

Posted 03.16.2015 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul The last thing a yogi wants to do is create stress -- or talk about it. But when we asked four top yoga teachers to tell us what th...

WATCH: A Yoga Expert's Incredible Retreat

OWN | Posted 11.27.2012 | OWN

It's been said the body is a temple, but yoga expert Seane Corn says that her temple is... her own private yurt. It doesn't hurt that her yurt -- ...

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.

Life Lessons I Learned From My Yoga Teacher

Delia Lloyd | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Delia Lloyd

I come out of my new yoga teacher's class feeling like I've taken a drug. In addition to the stretching, here are five things I've learned about yoga -- and life! -- from working with her.