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Yoga Tips for Newbies

Lita Smith-Mines | Posted 04.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Lita Smith-Mines

Don't hide in the back of the room when you're new. Yoga is nothing like that algebra class of your nightmares. You won't be called on if you plant yourself in the front, and it's the best spot to see the teacher.

The 10 Commandments of Teaching Yoga

Rebecca Lammersen | Posted 11.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Lammersen

Leave your sermon at the door. When a person walks into a yoga class, they expect to do yoga. Be careful with your words. Your beliefs are your opinions. Your opinions are your judgments. Judgments do not belong in the yoga room.

Dear Yoga Student

Rebecca Lammersen | Posted 11.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Lammersen

I'll let you in on a little secret. The majority of yoga teachers are the most insecure, confused, lost, egotistical and wounded human beings alive. We may not show it, we may do everything to throw you off our scent, but we are.

The High School Brain On Yoga

Kripalu | Posted 02.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Kripalu

The brain's malleability during adolescence marks a crucial stage in both cognitive and emotional development. Luckily, researchers are now able to paint a clearer picture of some of the factors that allow students to thrive throughout high school and into adulthood.

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.

Yoga: From Annoyance To Grace in 90 Minutes Flat

Lauren Cahn | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lauren Cahn

Yoga works, in spite of all the annoying teachers and students, myself included. All I had to do was roll out my mat, get on it and move. The rest would come.

Cleanses Rock! And I so DO NOT have an Eating Disorder.

Lauren Cahn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lauren Cahn

I don't have an eating disorder. I just take a break from eating every so often. You know, like, after I've eaten too much on vacation. Or, say ...