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How Naked Yoga Enlightened Me

Sandra LaMorgese Ph.D. | Posted 09.04.2015 | Fifty
Sandra LaMorgese Ph.D.

One question haunted me for days leading up to my first nude yoga class. At work, as I ran errands, and as I fell asleep at night, this one absolutely crucial question bounced endlessly around inside my head: Do I put my yoga mat at the front of the class, or at the back of the class?

Media Toaster Launches: An Interview With Michael Meis, Plus Drishti Beats Goes to CTIA Expo

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.03.2015 | Technology
Mike Ragogna

Media Toaster is a brand new, Burbank-based facility, specializing in innovative and proprietary filmed entertainment content delivery and post production technology.

Why This 62-Year-Old Woman Is Saying 'Namaste' To Life's Challenges

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.03.2015 | Fifty

This is one story from HuffPost Fifty's new series "This Will Be Our Year: 15 Women Over 50 Shaking Things Up In 2015." We'll be following 1...

Kegels in Your Car

Nancy Deville | Posted 09.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Nancy Deville

One annoying, stressful, obnoxious fact of aging is, well, peeing in your pants. Stress incontinence can be avoided by doing mula bandha during yoga,...

Urban Turban Cooking: How to Make Tofu With Veggies

swami varadan | Posted 09.02.2015 | Taste
swami varadan

Today, we are going to learn how to make tofu with veggies. This is such an easy and healthy meal to make. Ingredients: 1 bunch Broccoli cut i...

Thank You, Wayne Dyer

Carolyn Jean Roney | Posted 09.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Carolyn Jean Roney

I feel deeply moved by the passing of spiritual teacher, best selling author, healer, and a man who helped me get sober: Dr. Wayne Dyer. In 2008, ...

Yoga's Guide for Peaceful People Management

Jennie Lee | Posted 09.02.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jennie Lee

For better or worse, people affect us from the moment we wake up in the morning until we fall asleep again each night. Their words and actions can d...

This 5-Minute Exercise Will Make You More Flexible

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 09.02.2015 | Healthy Living

If you struggle to touch your toes, this yoga sequence is for you.  In the video above, Udaya instructor Caley Alyssa demonstrates...

How to Become More Loving, Less Stressed and Stronger by Doing One Simple Thing

Greg Frucci | Posted 09.01.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Greg Frucci

Arianna's course and book Thrive changed my life. A life filled with continual change over the years. All of our lives are this way, I believe. We simply have to notice the subtle changes over time. The big ones are obvious.

Yoga for Men, Part II: Closed Twists

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Holly Walck Kostura, certified Iyengar Yoga teacher Dear Male Yogis, Last month, in Yoga for Men, Part I: Forward Bends, we learn...

Mudra-s and Bandha-s: Working With Fire

Rowan Lommel | Posted 09.01.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Rowan Lommel

Yoga philosophy sees human anatomy as not only physical, but as energetic. Mudrā-s and bandha-s are some of the most potent tools that can work o...

The Life Of Yogananda: Guru, Author Of 'Autobiography Of A Yogi'

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 09.01.2015 | Religion

Paramahansa Yogananda was a renowned yoga teacher, guru and author of the beloved spiritual text, Autobiography of a Yogi. He fou...

Does My Cellulite Offend You?

Kim Bowen | Posted 09.01.2015 | Women
Kim Bowen

Can you imagine if you woke up tomorrow and didn't worry about the size of your clothes? If your butt looked all right in your jeans? Wouldn't it be liberating to finally not compare or judge ourselves or others, for that matter, and accept ourselves as is?

Yoga and Meditation Can Positively Affect DNA

Elaine Gavalas | Posted 08.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Elaine Gavalas

Yoga and meditation are well-documented to have psychological, emotional and physical benefits for people at all stages of health, including cancer pa...

5 Yoga Moves For Better Sex

SELF | Posted 08.31.2015 | Healthy Living
SELF

As if the perks to all your yoga poses aren't good enough, we've got a sexy revelation for you: Many poses can help you have better sex and feel more confident in the bedroom.

Women in Business Q&A: Tapasya Bali, Co-Founder and COO, YOGASMOGA

Laura Dunn | Posted 08.30.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Tapasya Bali is the Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of YOGASMOGA. YOGASMOGA is a designer, manufacturer and retailer of Yoga inspired athletic ...

How Cockroaches Became My New Self-Help Gurus

Michael C. Bryan | Posted 08.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Michael C. Bryan

Oh, I'm totally enlightened. But I'm having a panic attack right now, so do you mind if we talk after I don't feel like running screaming naked dow...

The Muscle You've Never Heard of But Need to Know

Sonima.com | Posted 08.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Sonima.com

When it comes to a tight core, most people picture six-pack abs. But a truly toned core is much more than what you see on the surface. Deep within your loins, the psoas (pronounced SO-az) muscle group partners with other muscles to stabilize and girdle the lower spine, promoting proper body alignment.

Before You Go Upside Down In Yoga, Practice This One Move

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 08.26.2015 | Healthy Living

Experienced yogis love inversions: Being able to support yourself upside down is badass, to say the least. While a headstand practice&n...

Yoga for First Responders

Rob Schware | Posted 08.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Rob Schware

This is an interview with Dr. Robert Scott, a licensed psychologist as well as a nationally recognized teacher, trainer, and consultant in the field o...

What Are You: A Bhogi or a Yogi?

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 08.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

A yogi is one who discovers that the greatest joy and peace of mind is within themselves, they see the exquisiteness of inner silence and their actions are for the good of others, whereas a bhogi is more concerned with their outer appearance, putting themselves first by enjoying and even over-indulging the mind and the senses.

The Body Is a Celebration

Susanna Barkataki | Posted 08.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Susanna Barkataki

With these and other tools I've learned to trust that yoga, dance and other movement are so much more than a physical practice. We heal our minds and spirits along with our bodies as we celebrate ourselves through movement.

7 Things I Wish I Had Known About Hot Yoga

SELF | Posted 08.24.2015 | Healthy Living
SELF

I'm not a yogi by any means (my flexibility, or lack thereof, is laughable), but I've flowed through enough Vinyasa classes to know my way around Warriors and Chaturanga. Still, when I walked into a Bikram studio for the first time last fall, I felt out of my element.

Move Your Pelvis Like Elvis!

Yanoula Athanassakis | Posted 08.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Yanoula Athanassakis

Too often in exercise and yoga classes students are most concerned with keeping the legs straight and locked while trying to get the hands on the floor in a forward fold. Accomplishing this move does not matter for general function and can be injurious if done incorrectly.

5 Ways Yoga and Mindfulness Can Help Fight Addictions

James E. Groves, MD | Posted 08.24.2015 | Healthy Living
James E. Groves, MD

Moderate to high intensity physical exercise, including mind-body practices, have been shown to improve attainment of sobriety as well as to reduce anxiety and depression -- symptoms that often trigger relapse.