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Spinal Rotation Variations

Jenn Zerling | Posted 06.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Jenn Zerling

The spine is built to move forward, back and through rotation. The problem is, modern-day society forgets to work the backward motion of the spine, o...

Hacking Into Healing: The REAL Future of Medicine

Dr. Shamini Jain | Posted 06.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Shamini Jain

With these new advances in science, we have a choice to shape the new paradigm in health and medicine.

Wearing Shorts to Yoga

Kyrié Sue Carpenter | Posted 06.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Kyrié Sue Carpenter

What a different class from last week. You still usually wear black leggings to yoga but sometimes now you wear shorts. What a fine line there is between inspiration and jealousy. What if when we feel ourselves becoming jealous or judgmental, we embraced rather than rejected the object of our emotion?

See the Magic and Power of Brazilian Martial Art Capoeira at the Ginga Mundo Group Batizado June 18th, 19th and 20th in New York City

Christopher Lee Nutter | Posted 06.03.2015 | Arts
Christopher Lee Nutter

On June 18th, 19th and 20th, 2015, the Ginga Mundo school of the Brazilian martial art Capoeira will be hosting a Batizado (or "baptism") at Essex Street Academy, 350 Grand Street, Manhattan, along with performances and workshops that are open to all schools as well as open to the public.

4 Steps to Backyard Yoga Bliss

Mel Sellick | Posted 06.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Mel Sellick

I'm going out on a limb and say most people don't even consider doing yoga in their backyards. Even among yogi friends, it's a rare bird that takes a mat outdoors to soak in the treasures summer serves up on the lawn.

Yoga: How We Serve Cancer Patients

Rob Schware | Posted 06.03.2015 | Impact
Rob Schware

This is an interview with Beth Daugherty, Executive Director of the Christina Phipps Foundation. This foundation was founded in 2010 in memory of Chri...

Trial By Night

Margaret Klaw | Posted 06.03.2015 | Women
Margaret Klaw

Back in my kitchen, a lid covers a pan, a knife gets washed and put away, wine is sipped, candles are lit. This is what I love, the combination of instinct and skill, a production you can't script. You just watch it unfold.

Is That a Rope or a Snake? A Yoga Practice for Clarity and Stability

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.03.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Holly Walck Kostura, certified Iyengar Yoga teacher I'm currently in between homes and staying at a friend's cabin buried deep wit...

Yes, You Can Take It With You: Debunking Old Beliefs

Shahram Shiva | Posted 06.03.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Shahram Shiva

"You can't take it with you," "money is evil" and other such phrases, I believe, were invented by the ruling elite many centuries ago to create a se...

This High And Low Lunge Sequence Will Better Your Balance And Your Booty

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 06.03.2015 | Healthy Living

Better balance and a more toned tush can both be yours. In the video above from the experts at Udaya, yoga instructor Rudy Mettia will lead you th...

Airline Now Requires New Pilots And Crew To Practice Yoga

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 06.04.2015 | Healthy Living

Many flight attendants and pilots would count, among their job perks, the ability to travel and see the world. But for 78 new pilots and 300 new cabin...

Quirky New Web Series Tackles Yoga, Magic And Sexuality

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 06.01.2015 | Entertainment

On a freezing-cold day last winter, producer Anna Kerrigan walked into a New York City restaurant and immediately recognized the hostess. After chatti...

Heart to Heart With Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Seema Kalra | Posted 06.01.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Seema Kalra

Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar epitomizes human values of peace, love and compassion. A revered humanitarian who travels worldwide educating...

Who Is Your Favorite Yoga Teacher and Why?

Ira Israel | Posted 06.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Ira Israel

Hands down (ha ha), my favorite yoga teacher is Kia Miller. Kia Miller is my favorite because every class of hers inspires me to want to learn more. For me (besides safety), that is the most important characteristic of a great yoga teacher: that he or she inspires me to want to learn more.

5 Ways to Build Awareness This Summer

Nick Norton | Posted 05.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Nick Norton

To keep myself on a path of happiness, I've been practicing at cultivating some of this awareness everyday. And that's the best part -- it's only a direction. I'm always practicing, so there's no failing, only opportunities to improve. Here are five methods that I've incorporated into my day in order to become more in touch with myself.

How This Badass Yogi Is Teaching Women To Love Their Bodies

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 05.29.2015 | Healthy Living

On her Instagram page, 27-year-old Jessamyn Stanley describes herself as a "yoga enthusiast and fat femme." She has over 500 photos of herself doing e...

10 Surefire Ways To Sin During Yoga

Ravishly | Posted 05.28.2015 | Comedy

According to a retired Catholic bishop in Nebraska, practicing yoga is not just a great way to relieve stress and build strength -- it's also "an occasion of serious sin."It might sound ridiculous, but it is so easy to sin during yoga. Here are 10 of the most common yoga sins you might not even know you're committing.

How to Manifest Your Vision

Shahram Shiva | Posted 05.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Shahram Shiva

The great visionary Charles Chaplin in his 1952 movie Limelight talks about the law of desire and tapping into the universal energy. He says, "Life ...

Shiva, the First Yogi

Sadhguru | Posted 05.28.2015 | Religion

In the yogic culture, Shiva is not known as a god, but as the "Adiyogi" or the "first yogi" - the originator of yoga. He was the one who first put this seed into the human mind.

Warm Up for One-Legged King Pigeon Pose

Yoga Journal | Posted 05.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Yoga Journal

Mastering this deep hip opener and backbend can help stretch these areas and release tension. Use the following five poses from teacher Chelsea Jackson to warm up safely for One-Legged King Pigeon.

This Simple Yoga Sequence Will Help Anyone Build More Balance

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 05.27.2015 | Healthy Living

This one goes out to anyone who has experienced even the slightest instability during yoga class. Nothing wrecks a yoga flow -- or any exercise routin...

Free Outdoor Summer Yoga Classes Around NYC

PureWow | Posted 05.27.2015 | New York

Hey, whatcha doing tomorrow after work? Up for some child's pose on a big-ass lawn? Cool. Here's your guide to free summer yoga around the city.

A Good Fall

Jana Llewellyn | Posted 05.26.2015 | Divorce
Jana Llewellyn

In yoga, arm balances are some of the coolest poses. Wrap your right leg over your right shoulder, wrap the left at the ankle, and stand on two hands, letting your legs straighten as you lean forward, up and off of the floor.

Lessons Learned From Loreto

Lissa Coffey | Posted 05.26.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Lissa Coffey

The soul is stirred by travel. I have found this to be true with every trip I take. There's always some purpose that I find, some lessons that I take ...

What You Learn From 1,000 Days of Meditation

James Connor | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living
James Connor

In 2009, I made the unusual decision to sell a company I had built for 14 years, donate nearly all the money and give away my possessions to undertake a three-year meditation retreat.