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Get Inspired: How Yoga Boosts Creativity

Riva Gdanski | Posted 03.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Riva Gdanski

Yoga teaches us how to connect to our mind, body, and soul through meditation, poses, and breathing. While we often associate yoga with growth in str...

7 Steps to Mastering Bound Angle Pose

Yoga Journal | Posted 03.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Yoga Journal

By Yoga Journal Benefit Opens the hips and encourages a sense of grounding while you work on lengthening the spine. Instruction Sit with your fe...

7 Simple Yoga Poses You Should Do Every Day

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 03.30.2015 | Healthy Living

It's not always easy to get to yoga class. Whether it's a late night at work or something else, we get it; sometimes that hour of downward dogging jus...

Fix a Hangover With These Restorative Poses

Yoga Journal | Posted 03.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Yoga Journal

If you tipped back too many drinks last night, the last thing you feel like doing is rolling out your yoga mat. But you should. A little yoga can go a long way to minimize suffering and speed the recovery process. Promise.

This Yogi's Instagram Account Will Make You Want To Do Handstands All Over The World

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 03.11.2015 | Healthy Living

Scroll through Kino MacGregor's Instagram account for a few seconds, and you'll probably feel a little intimidated: It seems like MacGregor is constan...

Yoga Hate: 6 Ways to End Exclusion and Up Oneness

Susanna Barkataki | Posted 03.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Susanna Barkataki

Yoga and breath helped me undo the binds in my body, spirit and mind. I began to love my uniqueness.

How to Decolonize Your Yoga Practice

Susanna Barkataki | Posted 03.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Susanna Barkataki

The practices millions of Westerners now turn to for alternative health and wellness therapies were intentionally eradicated from parts of India to the point that lineages were broken and thousand-year-old traditions lost.

Crown Chakra Tune Up: Yoga Sequence From Stephanie Snyder

Yoga Journal | Posted 03.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Yoga Journal

Integrate your entire being from head to toe to experience a vast connection between your innermost self and all things.

5 Top Reasons to Take a Yoga Teacher Training

Vyda Bielkus | Posted 02.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Vyda Bielkus

Of course, the skills you learn in teacher training will help you get started as a yoga teacher, but they can also enhance your current professional skill set allowing you to meet with long-term career success and satisfaction.

I Was a Party Girl, but Yoga Saved Me From Myself

Deepti Kapoor | Posted 02.20.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Deepti Kapoor

I lived in Delhi at the turn of the century with my recently widowed mother and my grandmother who was widowed at 25. Three women in that apartment, w...

Yoga: Using the Wall Effectively

Lisa Kirchner | Posted 02.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Lisa Kirchner

For years now it feels like in every class I'm encouraging my students away from the wall. After all, you can't take the wall with you without creat...

Naval Chakra Tune Up: Yoga Sequence From Stephanie Snyder

Yoga Journal | Posted 03.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Yoga Journal

By Yoga Journal Heat is a powerful transformer. Use core work, twists, and pranayama to target this fiery chakra and transform obstacles into assets...

Top 5 Myths of Yoga -- Busted!

Sadhguru | Posted 03.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Sadhguru

There is a lot of "yoga" happening in the world today that has very little to do with what yoga really is. Several myths about this ancient practice have long been masquerading as facts. It is time we demystify yoga.

What a Month of Yoga Did for a Regular Person

Grete DeAngelo | Posted 03.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Grete DeAngelo

I told myself that I would commit to just 15 minutes a day, nothing crazy. In the process, I started to feel better physically (less tension in my neck and shoulders, no more back twinges) and I learned some new things about what I could accomplish.

Kino MacGregor's Yoga Practice to Build Inner Strength

Yoga Journal | Posted 03.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Yoga Journal

Yoga is not an escape but a radical acceptance of all that is. Build the strength this year to love yourself more every day.

Yoga-tta Acclimate to Be Bendy

Melissa Nordin | Posted 03.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Melissa Nordin

YBeBendy tackles the question: Is it safe to practice yoga after exposure to extreme cold? When I began research on this topic, I was struck silent...

Yoga Poses For Better Sleep

Yoga Journal | Posted 03.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Yoga Journal

A long day can leave your legs sore, your back achy, your neck stiff, and your mind racing. What's the solution? Yoga, of course! The perfect p.m. practice not only helps melt the stress of the day but sets you up for a restful night's sleep.

5 Yoga Poses That Train You For Winter Sports

Yoga Journal | Posted 03.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Yoga Journal

Use this practice as a warm-up or cross-training sequence to lengthen and strengthen your body for skiing and snowshoeing.

What Yoga Has Taught Me for 2015

Rudy Mettia | Posted 02.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Rudy Mettia

By being grateful for all that life has afforded you, the good or the perceived bad, you will embrace the grind and give thanks to whatever happens because it just may be what you most needed at that moment.

Yoga for Insomnia

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by Holly Walck Kostura, certified Iyengar yoga teacher On the day after Thanksgiving, I left for India to study with Geeta Iyengar at her 70th birt...

3 Yoga Breathing Techniques to Keep You Warm This Winter

Yoga Journal | Posted 02.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Yoga Journal

The cold and dry air that accompanies winter weather can aggravate your sinuses, adding extra irritation on top of seasonal colds. While in the summer we can use sitali, the cooling breath, to reduce body heat, winter weather calls for the opposite approach.

How I Release What Doesn't Serve Me

Ryon Harms | Posted 01.31.2015 | Good News
Ryon Harms

Solutions can be elusive. Sometimes my mind feels like a desk piled high with print outs -- presentations and research papers and analytics reports. Rather than painstakingly plow through it all, I find it so much more effective to just toss it wholesale into the circular file. Enter yoga.

How Naked Yoga Can Lead To A Better Sex Life

High50 | Posted 01.23.2015 | Fifty
High50

Approaching the venue in south London, I berated myself. Why on earth had I volunteered to strip off my clothes in front of people I'd never met before? In broad, pitiless daylight? With faltering steps, I persuaded myself to continue, although doubts continued to raise their ugly heads.

How to Make These Fear-Inducing 5 Yoga Poses a Little Less Scary This Halloween!

Vyda Bielkus | Posted 12.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Vyda Bielkus

In a pose, right at the edge of going too far and falling out of the pose is exactly where you will keep growing and transforming the body and mind. So give up the ego and give yourself permission to fall. And if you do fall out, smile. It will ease the bruise to the ego.

How I Went From Veterinarian to Yoga Teacher and Launched My Own Desk Yoga App

Fiona Patterson | Posted 12.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Fiona Patterson

Guilt was a factor that stopped me changing my career. New people I met would often say, "You're so lucky, I always wanted to be a vet!" Those to whom I vocalized my discontent would remark "Really? But you studied for so long!"