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5 Poses For Tight Hips

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 07.15.2015 | Healthy Living

You may not realize that your hips are feeling tight, but chances are they're in dire need of some stretching. Runners, walkers, sitter...

4 Steps to Master Pasasana

Yoga Journal | Posted 07.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Yoga Journal

Find energetic and physical balance as you deepen your twist and move step by step into Pasasana.

5-Minute Yoga Practice for Peace

Sadhguru | Posted 07.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul

"The only way to experience true wellbeing is to turn inward. This is what yoga means - not up, not out, but in. The only way out is in." These 5-...

A Case for Space: The Power of Spaciousness

Susanna Barkataki | Posted 07.14.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Susanna Barkataki

Right now, I have the exquisite opportunity of being between worlds. I've just left a job after 14 years. I'm exchanging my comfortable, predictable j...

The Many Benefits Of Yoga After 50

Felice Shapiro | Posted 07.14.2015 | Fifty
Felice Shapiro

We need to keep our expectations in check about our bodies. Our bodies do wear out. We have some control by taking care of it and keeping the bits and pieces moving. But, when you have had it for a long time, things shift. It is a natural occurrence and it is nothing to feel guilty, or resentful about.

Why the Floor Is Your Friend

Stacy Barrows | Posted 07.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Stacy Barrows

The floor, after all, is for foot traffic. It's hard... needs a good cleaning, and is much farther away from our derrières than the comfy sofa. The floor has a bad rep. But as a movement therapist, I have learned that the floor is my friend. Here are three reasons why:

Teens with Visual Impairment Review New Yoga Mats

Lauren Coles | Posted 07.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Lauren Coles

You won't believe what these teens have to say about a new batch of trendy yoga mats, donated by a rising yoga goods company. Teens are known to be p...

Why Do People Do Yoga?

Marlynn Wei, MD, JD | Posted 07.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Marlynn Wei, MD, JD

The truth is that the practice of yoga is not about changing the brain, body, headstands, or even about gaining greater happiness and joy. If it were, it'd be just like taking a spinning class or doing a set of lunges at the gym. Yoga aims toward transcendence of all those things.

Gwyneth Paltrow Wants To Teach You How To Yawn Correctly

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 07.10.2015 | Healthy Living

Yawning is so much more complicated that we all thought... at least according to Gwyneth Paltrow.    The actress and curator of the lifesty...

This Unorthodox Guided Meditation Might Just Get You In The Habit

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 07.10.2015 | Healthy Living

Meditation is so good for your health that any effort to get people meditating should be met with applause -- even if it's a little, uh, unortho...

Top 16 Things to Do In Unsung Waterfront Southern Maryland

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 07.09.2015 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

With the country's first Catholic Settlement, the State's first Biological Lab, an important archeological conservation lab, a Naval Air Station, ancient fossils for the taking, incredible kayaking and a burgeoning food scene, this unsung, but incredibly important region -- within an hour's drive of Washington D.C. -- won't be unsung for long.

Master Revolved Chair Pose

Yoga Journal | Posted 07.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Yoga Journal

Strengthens and grounds your legs and hips, brings length and lightness to your spine, expands your chest.

What Times Square Yoga Taught Me About Church

Cari Pattison | Posted 07.09.2015 | Religion
Cari Pattison

Last June 21st, I reluctantly accompanied my friend Sarah to Times Square Summer Solstice for Yoga, appropriately titled: "Mind Over Madness." Every year, thousands of people descend upon two Broadway plazas throughout the day for their chance at a free yoga mat and one of a dozen outdoor classes.

What A Yoga Pose Can Tell You About The Strength Of Your Relationships

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 07.09.2015 | Healthy Living

Is standing on one leg a piece of cake for you? That could be a good sign for your relationships. In what can only be described as a poetic find...

These Really Easy Hip Stretches Will Relieve The Tension Of A Stressful Day

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 07.08.2015 | Healthy Living

We hold a lot of stress and tension in our hips, an area of the body that is often ignored during a workout warm-up or a stretching session....

6 Yoga Poses For Anyone Who Sits At A Desk All Day

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 07.08.2015 | Healthy Living

You may have heard the expression "sitting is the new smoking." That's because too much sitting is associated with higher heart attack, metabolic ...

5 Life Lessons We Can All Learn From Yogis

Posted 07.08.2015 | Healthy Living

Admire your yoga instructors’ Zen attitude even more than their awesome flexibility and amazing physique? Follow in their footsteps.

Soul Evolution Principal: The Four Stages

Shahram Shiva | Posted 07.07.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Shahram Shiva

Change, expansion and evolution is the reality of the physical universe. Our own planet has undergone near five billion years of evolution. However,...

Have You Ever Tried to Meditate With a Bunch of Frogs?

Vyda Bielkus | Posted 07.07.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Vyda Bielkus

This past week, while leading a yoga teacher training at Stratton Resort, Vermont, for my company Health Yoga Life, we hiked to a gazebo in the forest...

Mindfulness: 7 Reasons to Implement Meditation at Work

Geoff Koboldt | Posted 07.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Geoff Koboldt

I hope that you are inspired enough to give meditation a chance as you deserve greater peace in your life. For those that already meditate, and will now try it at work, I am confident your boss and colleagues will appreciate the new super-hero at the office.

Thrive: My Way to Finding My True Success

Isa Camille Ybanez | Posted 07.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Isa Camille Ybanez

The influence of our culture, media, and even our loved ones can easily dictate what choices look good for our life. Only our individual selves can truly depict what is the true measure of success.

What is Yoga Therapy?

Ira Israel | Posted 07.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Ira Israel

While millions of people around the world today use yoga as a form of physical exercise and countless others use it for spiritual liberation, the number of people using yoga as a therapy is perhaps its greatest area of growth.

Full-Spectrum Yoga in LA

Philip Goldberg | Posted 07.06.2015 | Los Angeles
Philip Goldberg

This is a much-needed antidote to the troublesome tendency to reduce Yoga to the status of a fitness trend. It is much much more than that, and one hopes that those who appreciate India's great gift to the world will keep its deeper dimensions in the forefront of public awareness.

In Conversation With Fitness Entrepreneur Thara Prashad

Hilal Isler | Posted 07.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Hilal Isler

Singer-songwriter Thara Prashad has collaborated with John Legend, and shared a stage with Ne-Yo. But these days, Prashad, 33, is more interested in...

Don't Meditate

Zita Harkaran Vasilisinova | Posted 07.02.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Zita Harkaran Vasilisinova

Do you sometimes feel that meditation is just an old Asian torture method, designed for those who live in caves with wild tigers, snakes and have 30 h...