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What Happened When My Down Dog Was Barking

Kelli Finley | Posted 01.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Kelli Finley

I started to think about what we say in the therapy world about meeting clients where they are at. I think that is important for us to do for ourselves too. On that random Thursday I met myself where I was at.

Will Yoga Ruin Your Career?

Paula Vital | Posted 01.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Paula Vital

I recently saw a video of Asthanga teacher Richard Freeman on how yoga ruins your life. The phrase that stood out for me was that it will ruin your ca...

10 Relaxing Resorts Where You Can Warm Up This Winter

SmarterTravel | Posted 01.22.2015 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Feeling a bit worn out by winter? Then the time is right for a peaceful getaway, where snow shovels and polar vortexes are but a distant dream.

A Workout to Wrestle Away Anxiety and Make You Smile

Jenine Durland | Posted 01.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Jenine Durland

We spend much of our daily lives checked out: on deadline, on task, too busy to let our emotions "get in the way". Feeling, after all, can be pretty uncomfortable and counter-productive in the Western sense of just needing to get things done.

Everything I Needed To Know About Motherhood I Learned From Yoga

Abby King | Posted 01.21.2015 | Parents
Abby King

Don't worry about what anyone else is doing. The guy on your right can bend his legs into lotus while in a handstand. The woman on your left can't touch her toes. We all have our own work to do, and what we each have to work with is unique.

Claiming Our Worth

Rebecca Lammersen | Posted 01.21.2015 | Women
Rebecca Lammersen

I recognize no one will honor me, not a man or a yoga student, if I don't value myself first. I must claim my worth in every aspect of my life, because in the end, in the beginning, in all of it, it comes down to one thing, loving myself.

3 Things I Never Expected to Learn From Yoga

Amy Alabaster | Posted 01.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy Alabaster

The way I looked at things began to change, and without knowing it, my practice itself started to change. When I stopped competing with other people in the room and started listening to myself, I received three gifts from yoga that I wasn't expecting at all.

The Yoga Move That Instantly Boosts Your Confidence

OWN | Posted 01.21.2015 | OWN

The long-term effects of doing yoga are no secret -- it can relieve allergies, treat some medical conditions and help you find peace, to name a few --...

Video Shows Why You Should Never Do Yoga Angry

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 01.21.2015 | Fifty

From deep breaths to life's little frustrations, yoga class is a great place to just let it all out. But sometimes "letting it all go" isn't as ea...

These Photos Prove It's Never 'Too Cold' To Get Moving

The Huffington Post | Damon Dahlen & Sarah Klein | Posted 01.25.2015 | Healthy Living

You're probably quite comfortable practicing yoga in the warmth of your regular studio. But considering outdoor workouts have unique benefits to sw...

Top 5 Myths of Yoga -- Busted!

Sadhguru | Posted 01.20.2015 | 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.

Entrepreneur Series: Growing Up and Doing Business With... Kimberly Caccavo and Kate Nowlan of GRACEDBYGRIT

Marina Chetner | Posted 01.20.2015 | Small Business
Marina Chetner

In the legging-filled coast of California, it's actually tough to find a pair that fits well. Enter Graced by Grit. Makers of what I call "the spanks of tights," their Everyday Leggings lift and shape the body, and are versatile enough to squeeze in a round of sun salutations before running off to do the errands.

Thaw Your Body, Mind and Soul With a Winterized Yoga Practice

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by Holly Walck Kostura, certified Iyengar yoga teacher "In the midst of winter, I found there was, within me, an invincible summer. And that makes...

What a Month of Yoga Did for a Regular Person

Grete DeAngelo | Posted 01.21.2015 | 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 01.20.2015 | 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.

High School Dropout Teaches High School? Say What?

Carol Egan | Posted 01.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Carol Egan

Equally important to consider, what are the benefits you gain from not challenging yourself in the ways that you know will serve you well? Are those benefits just immediate gratification?

10 Ways to Get More in Touch With Your Soul

Elyse Gorman | Posted 01.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Elyse Gorman

There is a difference between your ego and your soul. Your ego is the image you have of yourself and your social mask, whereas your soul is who you tr...

How to Convince Your Company to Bring Yoga Into the Office

Lauren Coles | Posted 01.16.2015 | Business
Lauren Coles

Not all companies have evolved in this way. Often, it takes some work to make a change in your workplace. Here are some steps you can take to help transform your workplace into a space for wellness through yoga and meditation.

A Yoga Love Letter From New York to Paris

Susanna Harwood Rubin | Posted 01.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Susanna Harwood Rubin

This past Sunday morning I gave a workshop on the Bhagavad Gita for my friends' yoga teacher training in Paris. It had been planned since last fall, l...

Yoga: How We Serve First Responders And Emergency Personnel

Rob Schware | Posted 01.14.2015 | Impact
Rob Schware

"I am continuously motivated when I see my work positively affecting members of the fire and police departments, and seeing them become excited about it. When they "get it" and continue to roll out their mats week to week, it adds to my passion to teach them."

Teacher's Image Takes a Hit in America

Andrew Lam | Posted 01.14.2015 | Education
Andrew Lam

Something about our fast-paced, super consumerist society seems to have robbed the teaching vocation the respect it deserves, disposing that once concrete and tender human relationship to a matter of mere transaction.

'Do You Think I'm Fat?'

Kimber Simpkins | Posted 01.13.2015 | Women
Kimber Simpkins

"Do You Think I'm Fat?" I used to ask this question all the time, and each time I did, my inner critic responded with: "Yep, you're definitely fat! Th...

How Yoga and Meditation Made Me a Whole New Person

Alka Pratap | Posted 01.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Alka Pratap

Whatever may be your background or fitness level, yoga seems to have something to offer for everyone. So what are you waiting for? Get out your yoga mat and meditate!

Who Owns Yoga?

The Atlantic | Tanya Basu | Posted 01.13.2015 | World

Nailing a headstand in yoga class is already pretty difficult—it’s a balancing act that takes many people years to master. But if one of India’s...

How Being Full of Yourself Isn't Selfish

Edie Weinstein | Posted 01.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Edie Weinstein

When you hear someone say, "You're full of yourself," what comes to mind? Arrogant, uncaring about anyone else, wanting your own way, entitled, SELFI...