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What I'm Googling: "Only Guy In Yoga Class"

Hassan S. Ali | Posted 07.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Hassan S. Ali

A great thing about Google: the autocomplete function lets you know you're not the only deeply insecure guy asking this or any question. Then a bad thing about Google: it can raise questions as much as it answers them.

Taking Our Minds on Vacation

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 07.27.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jane Simon, M.D.

"Nowhere is there a more idyllic spot, a vacation home more private and peaceful, than in one's mind, especially when it is furnished in such a wa...

30 Stunning Images Of Yoga Poses From Around The World

HuffPost Italy | Elena Zola | Posted 07.27.2015 | Healthy Living

Every artist has his or her own muse or source of inspiration. Fernanda Olivier was Picasso’s, Clizia was Italian poet Eugenio Montale’s; the inte...

Pedicures And 9 Other Ways Yoga Stresses Me Out

Kathryn E. Livingston | Posted 07.25.2015 | Fifty
Kathryn E. Livingston

The world of yoga is not perfect, and, paradoxically, the very practice that lowers my stress level can cause it to soar. Nevertheless, I do love yoga and for me, the benefits far outweigh the drawbacks. When I encounter negative feelings and situations, I just breathe my way through.

Embarrassed About Your Finances? 3 Reasons to Let Go!

Zoë Foster | Posted 07.24.2015 | Women
Zoë Foster

Have you ever had that sudden panic at the supermarket checkout that you've forgotten your purse? Or worse, you realise once you've started bagging up your items that you don't have quite enough cash to pay the bill?

The New Science on the Health Benefits of Yoga

Sonima.com | Posted 07.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Sonima.com

We dug up some of the most recently published works (all in 2015) on the perks of a persistent yoga practice.

Would You Rather Be Happy and Poor or Unhappy and Wealthy?

Ira Israel | Posted 07.24.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Ira Israel

Personally I espouse and teach one facet of Martin Seligman's "Positive Psychology," which is that everyone has a range of happiness and there are tools that keep us in the higher echelons of our happiness ranges.

From 'The Taste' to the Mat: One Entrepreneur's Journey Inward

Hilal Isler | Posted 07.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Hilal Isler

You may recognize Cassandra Bodzak from ABC's The Taste (she once fed Anthony Bourdain vegan cupcakes), or from Shape.com, where she teaches viewers...

Meditation Made Easier: Try Guided Yoga Nidra

Yoga Journal | Posted 07.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Yoga Journal

By Yoga Journal If you've struggled with meditation but buy into its benefits, it's time to try yoga nidra. Healing for everything from PTSD ...

A Guide To Choosing The Right Sports Bra For Your Workout

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 07.22.2015 | Healthy Living

Sports bras are tricky. You want coverage, you want support, you want sweat-resistant material, and maybe you even want fashion. So whether you'r...

Try This Strenghtening Yoga Pose To Beat Back Pain

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 07.22.2015 | Healthy Living

  Any one who's suffered from back pain knows that the invisible aches and soreness can take over an otherwise perfectly good day. To r...

A 7-Step 'Seamlys' Approach to Healing My Auto-Immune Disease

Karri Jinkins | Posted 07.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Karri Jinkins

At 37, after suffering two unexplained ectopic pregnancies, weight gain and extreme exhaustion I discovered I have Hashimoto's disease, an inflammator...

13 Inspirational Instagram Accounts That Prove That Black Yogis Rule

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 07.21.2015 | Black Voices

  From child’s pose to standing splits, yoga provides an enriching, challenging and peaceful experience. However, starting the journey can...

Finally: Accessible Yoga for All

Christine Chen | Posted 07.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Christine Chen

These days, it's a little intimidating if you want to try yoga. Never mind that it's always been a little bewildering watching someone float into a he...

6 Keys to Turn Your Creativity Into Wealth

Susanna Barkataki | Posted 07.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Susanna Barkataki

We are reaching a whole new level in this human game. How we've understood human development and psychology is changing. Heard of Maslow's hierar...

Transforming Education With Your Help - How You Can #givemindfulness

Sunny Wight | Posted 07.20.2015 | Impact
Sunny Wight

It's no secret that the misuse of drugs, alcohol and sex is prevalent in the lives of teenagers. And addiction doesn't only come in these traditional forms anymore; don't we all have a child glued to some kind of screen?

Why Yoga + Martial Arts = Perfect Match

Yoga Journal | Posted 07.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Yoga Journal

By Yoga Journal Kathryn Budig wants to introduce you to her new love: karate. Here, two kicks to get you started, paired with the perfect yog...

Yoga for Men, Part I: Forward Extensions

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Holly Walck Kostura, certified Iyengar Yoga teacher Dear Male Yogis, I am a female yoga practitioner and teacher, and I con...

4 Reasons Rumi Is The Inspiration For Today's Love Songs

Shahram Shiva | Posted 07.17.2015 | Arts
Shahram Shiva

In the early days when I had just started translating and interpreting the works of the iconic the 13th Century Persian poet and philosopher Rumi, I became aware of what I thought then were strange similarities between Rumi lyrics and the American blues.

Yoga Poses For Travelers

Abby Rosmarin | Posted 07.16.2015 | Travel
Abby Rosmarin

Whether it's for work or as part of your vacation, travel can be a great time to learn about a new place, try new things and enjoy a break from your usual schedule. It can also be an absolute strain on the body and mind. Here are yoga moves to help counteract that,

Samata, the First Yoga Therapy Center in Los Angeles, Celebrating 35 Years!

Ira Israel | Posted 07.16.2015 | Los Angeles
Ira Israel

The founder of Samata Yoga, Larry Payne, has partnered with Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, Ph.D. of the Himalayan Institute to celebrate the 35th anniversary of Samata International with a gift that keeps on giving.

An Eating Disorder Nearly Took Her Life. Yoga Helped Her Reclaim It.

The Huffington Post | Sasha Bronner | Posted 07.17.2015 | Women

In 2005, when she was only 15, Chelsea Roff woke up in a wheelchair in the psychiatric unit of a hospital in Texas. ‘Woke up’ is the wron...

5-Minute Yoga Practice for Peace

Sadhguru | Posted 07.16.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Sadhguru

These 5-minute processes are easy-to-practice, yet potent tools to enhance health, joy, peace, love, success and inner exploration, helping one cope with the hectic pace of modern life and realize their full potential.

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.