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Dirty Yoga Mats Could Make You Rethink Your Hygiene

Michael Lazar | Posted 05.01.2016 | Fifty
Michael Lazar

Yoga is a workout routine that countless people around the world enjoy. Whether you like to attend a class, do it with a buddy or practice in the comf...

It's an Accessible Life: My 24-Hour Journey

Sally Swanson | Posted 04.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Sally Swanson

I don't believe that the notion of giving in to one's needs is appreciated in our society's rush to do everything bigger, better, faster. Scheduling time for oneself is not only a fulfilling concept to me personally, but I believe it should be viewed as a measure of one's success.

These 6 Fitness Expert-Approved Workout Playlists Are Spot-On

HuffPost Partner Studio | Posted 04.29.2016 | Healthy Living

When it comes to workouts, there’s no better combination than an energetic sweat session and a killer pump-up playlist. (Consult these studies if yo...

7 Fitness Myths -- The Real Story

Jacqueline Gikow | Posted 04.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Jacqueline Gikow

As a beginner, you may become a victim of oversimplified concepts and half-truths. The problem for most people is just getting started. (As if getting off the couch isn't hard enough!) These 7 myth-busters will help you make smart choices and find real ways to meet your fitness objectives.

Intro to Meditation -- The Joy of Self-Observation

Devi Sawh | Posted 04.29.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Devi Sawh

A consistent and sincere meditation practice can give experiences of peace, lightness and unburdening. It eventually brings an awareness of inner beauty, purity and innocence as well.

The 7 Ways Yoga Can Heat Up Your Sex Life

Sandra LaMorgese Ph.D. | Posted 04.29.2016 | Fifty
Sandra LaMorgese Ph.D.

Yoga is an amazing stress reliever that will make you mentally and physically stronger as well as more agile and flexible, but did you know that yoga has the potency to enhance sexual performance and increase your ability to enjoy a more powerful orgasm?

Alive and Awake: 6 Mantras for Living the Dream

Lindsay Sukornyk | Posted 04.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Lindsay Sukornyk

As you navigate along your path, open your eyes to the perfection of where you already are. Hopefully these mantras will help you to be even more alive and awake in the dream called life.

Community Yoga for Positive Change

Rob Schware | Posted 04.28.2016 | Impact
Rob Schware

A yoga teacher and marketing director for the nonprofit Yoga 4 Change, a 501c3 supported in partnership with Meriden's Women and Families Center, Aidee teaches yoga at the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Pre-Trial Detention Facility in Jacksonville, FL.

5 Reasons to Attend a Yoga Festival, and 5 New Trends to Look for in Yoga

Amy K. Mitchell | Posted 04.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Amy K. Mitchell

So if you want to get the scoop on the latest trends before the rest of your OMies, here are five reasons to head to a yoga festival:

This Relaxing Yoga Workout Also Doubles As A Great Core Exercise

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 04.27.2016 | Healthy Living

What's better than a relaxing yoga session? A relaxing yoga session that also transforms your abs. In the video above, Udaya yoga teacher Jules Mitche...

Top Integrative Pain Researcher Urges End to Reductionist Dominance

John Weeks | Posted 04.26.2016 | Healthy Living
John Weeks

Cherkin is offering a key ingredient. Restructuring priorities from the presently reductionist biomedical approach to pain is the stock that will provide a necessary base for the hearty soup of real health care reform.

Pop Quiz: Yoga Pants or Mosquito Virus

Paul Lander | Posted 04.25.2016 | Comedy
Paul Lander

Pop Quiz: Yoga Pants or Mosquito Virus 1. Chikungunya 2. Lululemon 3. Kulae 4. Dengue 5. Fabletics 6. Manduka 7. Zika 8. Alki'i 9. Danskin 10. En...

Let the Revolution Begin

Lilly Barels | Posted 04.25.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Lilly Barels

If you already have easy access to the Now, undistracted by thoughts of the past or of the future, or by thoughts of attachment or aversion, good or bad, right or wrong, then you're the quintessential example of what yoga is.

10 Reasons Why You Should Start Yoga Right Now

Nadia El Ferdaoussi | Posted 04.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Nadia El Ferdaoussi

While I may have earned myself the nickname 'Rebel Yogi' on a recent yoga sailing trip in Turkey, I suppose it's sounds healthier than just 'rebel', r...

Working Out on a Budget

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 04.20.2016 | Business
Nathaniel Sillin

In the long run, there's no question that a healthier body saves money. A Towers Watson study noted that employee wellness programs saved employers an...

Do This Easy Yoga Pose Every Day To Improve Your Posture

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 04.20.2016 | Healthy Living

As a kid, you probably sat cross-legged more often than not. Nowadays, sitting like this on the floor may not be your M.O., but getting into the posit...

How Yoga Can Cure Sinus Pain

Mary Widdicks | Posted 04.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Mary Widdicks

I did some research, and it turns out there are legitimate, medical explanations for why performing inverted yoga poses can cure sinus pain. Here are a few that I found:

4 Ways That Practicing Yoga Makes You a Better Entrepreneur

Megan K. McAvoy | Posted 04.27.2016 | Business
Megan K. McAvoy

Yoga is a practice of transformation - an inward journey of self-discovery. And every entrepreneur knows that starting, growing, and maintaining a bus...

In the Sleep Revolution, Be the Change You Wish to See in the World

Janine Francolini | Posted 04.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Janine Francolini

Dr. Johnson, Arianna Huffington, and Sharon Gannon all make compelling arguments as to the benefits of getting a good night's sleep. All of them came to mind while I laid in my bed, thinking of the caffeine I had earlier in the day and looking at the phone and Kindle on my nightstand.

May You Breathe

Miriam Ava | Posted 04.18.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Miriam Ava

When you allow yourself to breathe, to take deep, determined, freeing breaths that drown out the melodrama of your mind until it's silenced, and event...

When I'm An Old Lady, I'll Be Glad I Took This Picture

Rachel Meyer | Posted 04.18.2016 | Women
Rachel Meyer

Do you know how people take yoga selfies? There's not a single graceful thing about it.

Anti-Aging Yoga: Healthy Knees, With a Twist!

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.15.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Holly Walck Kostura, BSN and certified Iyengar Yoga teacher "Healthy plants and trees yield abundant flowers and fruits. Similarly, ...

An Open Letter From Your Highly-Sensitive Yoga Student

Dr Lauren Tober | Posted 04.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr Lauren Tober

Unfortunately, even though we're flocking in large numbers to your studio, yoga classes aren't always the best places for us Highly-Sensitive People.

The Job Description No Book Could Contain

Joy Herbst | Posted 04.13.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Joy Herbst

Taking all into consideration, I have set some intention to create a life worth living, and living well.

Combat Veterans Giving Back: The Gift of Yoga

Rob Schware | Posted 04.13.2016 | Black Voices
Rob Schware

This is an interview with John Gillard, who explored yoga for several years while he was active duty military. He now teaches at a studio in Warren, R...