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Purifying Your Body and Mind: An Organic Yoga Detox

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

When we don't take time to maintain our vehicle (the body) and its engine (the mind), they fall into disrepair. For example, when your tires are not maintained at their recommended pressure, they wear prematurely and have to be replaced before their recommended tread life

How to Practice Yoga, Part II

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Holly Walck Kostura, certified Iyengar Yoga teacher This is the bad news: The word yoga has been reinvented. Much of what is being s...

How to Practice Yoga, Part I

Maria Rodale | Posted 10.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Holly Walck Kostura, certified Iyengar Yoga teacher "Alignment is enlightenment." --B.K.S. Iyengar For more than 10 years now, I ha...

Yoga for 'Falling Back'

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Holly Walck Kostura, certified Iyengar Yoga teacher This is the time of year I call "bummer"--it's not quite fall and not quite summ...

The Yogi's Power Squat Might Become Your Favorite Booty Workout

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 06.24.2015 | Healthy Living

If you've taken a yoga class before, the instructor probably had you move into Utkatasana -- the chair pose. Chair pose certainly burns -- it wor...

Yoga for That (Nagging, Aching) Pain in Your Butt

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

"The science of Yoga is the eradication of sorrows." -- Prashant Iyengar, yoga teacher, author, and son of Guru B.K.S. Iyengar There are some things ...

This Yoga Sequence Will Strengthen Your Core

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 06.19.2015 | Healthy Living

Crunches are certainly not the only way to a strong core. This yoga sequence from LA-based instructor Caley Alyssa works the muscles in your hips,...

Is That a Rope or a Snake? A Yoga Practice for Clarity and Stability

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Holly Walck Kostura, certified Iyengar Yoga teacher I'm currently in between homes and staying at a friend's cabin buried deep withi...

This High And Low Lunge Sequence Will Better Your Balance And Your Booty

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 06.03.2015 | Healthy Living

Better balance and a more toned tush can both be yours. In the video above from the experts at Udaya, yoga instructor Rudy Mettia will lead you th...

This Simple Yoga Sequence Will Help Anyone Build More Balance

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 10.17.2015 | Healthy Living

This one goes out to anyone who has experienced even the slightest instability during yoga class. Nothing wrecks a yoga flow -- or any exercise routin...

Relieve Lower Back Pain With This Simple, Soothing Yoga Pose

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 09.30.2015 | Healthy Living

If you spend most of your day sitting, this stretch is for you. The reclining pose from LA-based yoga instructor Vytas Baskauskas can help to work out...

Here's Proof That Yoga Can Be A Kick-Ass Work Out

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 05.06.2015 | Healthy Living

Some write yoga off as a non-workout, claiming it's too slow and calming to really get the blood pumping. The plank sequence in the video above is ...

Breathe Away Stress With This Simple Yoga Sequence

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 08.04.2015 | Healthy Living

Yoga isn't just about strengthening your body -- it's also about calming your mind. In the video above, produced by the yoga experts at Udaya, inst...

Sitting All Day Could Be Destroying Your Back, But This 2-Minute Yoga Pose Could Help

Lindsay Holmes | The Huffington Post | Posted 07.15.2015 | Healthy Living

Attention desk dwellers: It's time to stretch out your backs. In the video above, produced by the yoga experts at Udaya, LA-based instructor Vytas ...

Tight Hamstrings? This Simple Yogic Stretch Will Do The Trick -- No Matter How Inflexible You Are

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living

You don't have to be super bendy to practice yoga. In fact, the less flexible you are, the more likely you need to incorporate yoga into your life (af...

This Calming Yoga Move Also Doubles As A Killer Arm Workout You Can Do Anywhere

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 04.08.2015 | Healthy Living

You don't need dumbbells or a bench press to work out your arms. In fact, you don't need anything at all. In the video above, Rudy Mettia leads yo...

Try These 2 Simple Yoga Poses To Relieve Stress This Instant

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 04.14.2015 | Healthy Living

A little yoga can go a long way. The ancient practice has been shown to relieve stress, boost mood and increase flexibility (among a host of other ben...

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 birthd...

How Yoga Is Like Apples

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by Holly Walck Kostura, devoted Iyengar yoga student and teacher photos by T. Maxová, shot on the lush grounds of a private retreat located on the F...

Staying Cool, Calm and Collected: Balancing the Pitta Dosha

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest bloggers Jeff Perlman and Holly Walck Kostura Ayurveda reveals to us that there are seasons each year defined by the three doshas: vata (fal...

Hips Hips Hooray! Yoga to Release the Hips and Low Back

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

By guest blogger Holly Walck, devoted Iyengar yoga student and teacher The warm weather has finally arrived, and the walkers, runners, hikers, bikers...

A Yoga Hug

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

By guest blogger Holly Walck, devoted Iyengar yoga student and teacher "Nobody likes me, everybody hates me; guess I'll go eat worms. Long, thin, sli...

Yoga for Cold Hands and a Warm Heart

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by Holly Walck, devoted Iyengar yoga student and teacher My teacher, Patricia Walden, regularly advises us to "have an adventure" in our practices. N...

Yoga to Transform a Bad Day

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by Holly Walck, devoted Iyengar yoga student and teacher When I was asked to write on this topic, the first thought I had was, "How can I write a blo...

WATCH: Yoga Poses To Cure Your Desk-Job Ailments

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 07.21.2013 | Healthy Living

We've all heard that sitting is the new smoking -- the American Medical Association has warned of the possible dangers of prolonged sitting, which inc...