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How Yoga Is Like Apples

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.19.2014 | 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...

Yoga: Empowering the Underserved

Rob Schware | Posted 09.18.2014 | Impact
Rob Schware

This is an interview with Francie Winters, coordinator of Environmental Strategies at the Nye and Esmeralda Counties Coalition (NyECC) in Pahrump, Nev...

Multi-institutional Collaborative Clinical Trial to Examine Health Benefits of Integrative Lifestyle Practices at the Chopra Center for Wellbeing

Deepak Chopra | Posted 09.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

Self-Directed Biological Transformation Initiative (SBTI) study will use latest mobile health sensors and genomic/cellular/metabolomics biomarkers ...


Marcia Liss | Posted 09.18.2014 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


The Best Version of Ourselves

Harper Spero | Posted 09.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Harper Spero

That 5 a.m. feeling is something that I never want to experience ever again. Of course there are going to be crappy nights, but for the most part there's no reason not to strive for good sleep. I've done so much to maintain my health, why stop now?

Beginner's Guide to Yoga: Om Sweet Om

GalTime | Posted 09.17.2014 | Healthy Living

Given yoga's popularity, it's a wonder every American hasn't tried it. And maybe you're the last of your circle of friends who hasn't. Or maybe you took one class and didn't have a good experience. Whatever the reason, if you're still curious and want to ensure a positive first-time, follow this checklist.

Older, Faster, Tougher

Renee Fisher | Posted 09.17.2014 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

LBL was reminded that the last time, she, herself, was in such a panting, sweaty state was in 1968 and she was backstage at the Newport Folk Festival, in a van with one of the members of the sound crew.

The Most Beautiful Places To Do Yoga Around The World

The Huffington Post | Amanda Chan and Damon Dahlen | Posted 09.19.2014 | Healthy Living

Sure, you can do yoga in a studio, on a nice lawn or even in the comfort of your own home. Or, you can get your yoga on at the top of a mountain, at t...

What Prison Taught Me About Mindfulness

Frank Niles, Ph.D. | Posted 09.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Frank Niles, Ph.D.

They aren't the uni-dimensional individuals their online mug shots might suggest, but rather living, breathing, thinking and feeling human beings with aspirations, abilities and of course, regrets. It was a powerful reminder that we need not be defined by our circumstances.

5 Yoga Myths Even Devoted Yogis Still Believe

The Huffington Post | Abigail Wise | Posted 09.15.2014 | Healthy Living

Yoga is here to stay. The $27 billion industry saw a 29 percent increase in popularity from 2008 to 2012. It attracts 8.7 percent of Americans to mats...

3 Tips For Maintaining Zen While You Travel

Karen M. Wyatt, M.D. | Posted 09.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Karen M. Wyatt, M.D.

Each time I glance at this little mini-altar I am reminded to pause for a moment, take a deep breath and go within for just a few seconds. These tiny breaks bring me back to my center and restore my conscious awareness to a higher perspective in an instant.

Today's Buddha Doodle - How to Move Forward

Molly Hahn | Posted 09.10.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn


Leigh Weingus

This Ancient Practice Destroys Every Excuse For Avoiding Exercise | Leigh Weingus | Posted 09.10.2014 | Healthy Living

With every year that passes, we get more information about the mental and physical benefits of exercise. But when it comes to actually lacing up those...

Live Like You Breathe

Rupa Mehta | Posted 09.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Rupa Mehta

Challenge yourself to take at least one deep, concentrated breath each day. As you inhale, think of one action you will take to become emotionally stronger; as you exhale, think of one action you will take to become physically stronger.

The Yoga ABCs for Love Quarrels: Or Using Yoga Off the Mat When Your Sweetheart Is Being a Jerk

Wendy Reese | Posted 09.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Wendy Reese

What you resists persists. Same holds true for the downward spiral of an argument with your sweetheart; they are less than loving, you try to correct the course, they're a jerk again, you retort, soon the fall begins and both parties are less than loving.

Light on Iyengar: My Little Yoga Story

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

I first started taking yoga 17 years ago. How do I remember that number exactly? Well, I was pregnant with my now 17-year-old daughter and really wa...

I Don't Do Yoga, and It Could Be Your Fault

Michelle Rose Gilman | Posted 09.08.2014 | Women
Michelle Rose Gilman

By taking these over sexualized, yoga posing selfies, and posting them for the world to see, these women make it almost impossible for women like me (whose hands don't even come close to touching the floor when we bend over) to feel good about going back to our yoga practice.

I Refused to Get Off the StairMaster

Tony Posnanski | Posted 09.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Tony Posnanski

I have no problem proving people wrong. I am glad I was able to today.

Yoga, Motherhood and Stumbling Through Transitions

Kathleen Buckstaff | Posted 09.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Kathleen Buckstaff

This time in my life feels awkward, unfamiliar and off-balance. But as I return to these stories of humor, pain and sweetness, I see that experiencing deep love is a gift even though I'm stumbling through the transitions.


Steven Crandell | Posted 09.05.2014 | Impact
Steven Crandell

What is the optimal way to use your money? The answer to that will likely change over time, encouraging effective donors to keep posing - and answering -- questions. But you shouldn't worry. It's like a kind of philanthropy-yoga: regularly asking deep questions about giving helps donors stay flexible as well as strategic.

Today's Buddha Doodle - Strike A Pose!

Molly Hahn | Posted 09.05.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn


5 Lessons Yoga Training Has Taught Me For A Healthier, Happier Life

Ko Im | Posted 09.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Ko Im

I just finished a 200-hour yoga teacher training program. Did I lose weight? No. Did I get into a crazy pose? Sometimes, but more importantly, I relearned my foundations.

What We Can Learn From The World's Oldest Yoga Teacher

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 09.04.2014 | Fifty

They say yoga keeps you healthy and young; the epitome of that adage is 96-year-old Tao Porchon Lynch. Lynch is the oldest known living yoga teache...

Today's Buddha Doodle - Why You Should Make Your Bed

Molly Hahn | Posted 09.04.2014 | Good News
Molly Hahn


Is Personal Training Dead?

Jamie Walker | Posted 09.02.2014 | Healthy Living
 Jamie Walker

People now have endless options when it comes to their fitness, and rather than doubling down on one activity, they're taking a more holistic approach and exploring options that fit their individual budgets, lifestyles and interests.