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10 Common Myths About Yogis

Yoga Journal | Posted 08.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Yoga Journal

Our diversity doesn't disappear as soon as we put on our leggings. So in the name of proving that yoga really is for everyone, I'd like to debunk 10 popular myths about yogis and their lifestyle.

Dashing And Dazzling

Karalyne Martinez | Posted 08.12.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Karalyne Martinez

I travel from one dashing moment of life to another, like an ant crawling on a chair's dazzling surface....

6 Yoga Experts Reveal How to De-Stress Instantly

Sonima.com | Posted 07.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Sonima.com

By: Shira Atkins We polled dedicated yogis and yoga teachers to find out what keeps them sane when the stress comes on. These days, tools for de-str...

Ace Tomorrow By Trying These 5 Yoga Poses Tonight

HuffPost Partner Studio | Posted 08.08.2016 | Healthy Living

After a busy and stressful day, what should be one of life’s simplest actions can often feel like the most difficult: falling asleep. If your though...

I'm a Yogi, and I Eat Meat

Susan Fauman | Posted 01.18.2017 | Healthy Living
Susan Fauman

The truth is that I (and many practitioners who choose to eat meat -- including, incidentally, the Dalai Lama) do grapple with this question. I try to make my choice consciously. Do I really need that right now? How much do I actually need? Can I replace it with something else?

How Practicing Sisterhood With Your Yoga Makes You a Better Woman and a Better Yogi

Angela D. Coleman | Posted 01.12.2017 | Women
Angela D. Coleman

There's a tangible energy that resides in a room where people come together to practice, and it ebbs and flows between each session. It fluctuates as the days pass, as emotions are brought into the room and released.

De-Stress the Holidays With Yoga

LaReine Chabut | Posted 11.23.2016 | Healthy Living
LaReine Chabut

Carving just 10 minutes out of your day to do these simple yoga moves will help reduce the stress and keep you from holding your breathe so you can enjoy this busy time of the year.

DISPATCH: Satsang and the Architecture of Peace

Miriam Ava | Posted 10.20.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Miriam Ava

Satsang is a gathering of people seeking Truth. And while there are as many individual approaches to Truth as there are beings, there are universal tr...

John Boehner Says He Does Yoga

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 09.27.2015 | Politics

John Boehner is a yogi. The speaker of the House, who announced his retirement on Friday, said in an interview with CBS' "Face The Nation" that he pra...

Yogi Berra and Lessons on Loss

Allison Gilbert | Posted 09.24.2016 | Sports
Allison Gilbert

By far the most important takeaway Berra shared with me was this: Moving forward didn't mean leaving the memory of his parents behind. He could play ball and be a husband and father -- all while keeping the memory of his parents alive.

This Top Model And Yoga Instructor Shares Her Style Must-Haves

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 09.24.2015 | Style

Summer might be over, but it's still September so there's a little time to get your "om" on in celebration of National Yoga Month. Thanks to their ze...

The Best Yoga Clothes And Beauty, According To An Instructor

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 09.10.2015 | Style

If you've been wanting to perfect your downward-facing dog, now is the perfect time -- September is National Yoga Month. Thanks to their zen disposit...

Incredibly Sexy Photos Of Trill Yoga Will Inspire You To Get It 'Om'

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 08.12.2015 | Healthy Living

The slang word "trill" is a combination of the words "true" and "real," and those hip to trendy vernacular use it to validate someone's awesomeness an...

Mindfulness: 7 Reasons to Implement Meditation at Work

Geoff Koboldt | Posted 07.06.2016 | 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.

What Handstands Taught Me

Sara Panagiotopoulou | Posted 12.19.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Sara Panagiotopoulou

Illustration by Sara Lee Bentley I've been practicing yoga for the past 14 years, way before the knowledge of what a downward dog was entered into ma...

'Warrior' Pose for Wounded Warriors

Rep. Charles Rangel | Posted 06.28.2015 | DC
Rep. Charles Rangel

The newly founded Congressional Yogi Association will host its first-ever Yoga on the Hill event on May 1 to advocate for better physical and mental health for veterans, which has also been a prioritized issue for First Lady Michelle Obama. As a Korean War veteran and a staunch advocate for veterans' issues, I have committed to attending the event to show my support.

Introduction to Kundalini: The Yoga of Awareness

James McCrae | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living
James McCrae

Today's polished yoga centers and Bikram studios are only the latest incarnation of a tradition that has adapted to fit changing cultures for thousands of years. Nations have risen and fallen. Religions have come and gone. The apple of ideas has passed from Eve to Newton to Jobs. But yoga, in some form or another, has remained.

A Yoga Love Letter From New York to Paris

Susanna Harwood Rubin | Posted 03.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Susanna Harwood Rubin

This past Sunday morning I gave a workshop on the Bhagavad Gita for my friends' yoga teacher training in Paris. It had been planned since last fall, l...

Meatless Monday: Leslie Cerier -- The Culinary Tao of Beginner's Mind

Ellen Kanner | Posted 03.14.2015 | Green
Ellen Kanner

When culinary instructor Leslie Cerier teaches her class, Spice it Up! -- Creative Cooking with Herbs and Spices at Kripalu this weekend, she'll advi...

Confessions of a Yoga Farter

Nikki Gloudeman | Posted 03.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Nikki Gloudeman

Welcome to my life as a new yogi -- and specifically, a new yogi who has so far learned one salient fact about this ancient meditative practice: It makes me fart. A lot.

Please Leave Your Type A-Ness Off My Yoga Mat (And I'll Do The Same)

Karen S. Exkorn | Posted 10.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Karen S. Exkorn

Type A-ness (which does sound quite naughty when you say it out loud) has gone beyond the corporate world and into the yoga world, one that I had assumed was supposed to be Zen.

Misadventures...

Peter Clothier | Posted 08.02.2014 | Books
Peter Clothier

The author and his wife, Gwen, leave no leaf unturned in their search for the optimal method of birth for both mother and arriving baby (and for father), and we are regaled to a sometimes hilarious menu of the current options available to the consciousness-oriented parent.

A Yogi Embraces Pope Francis

Sister Jenna | Posted 05.08.2014 | Religion
Sister Jenna

As I approach my upcoming birthday, I am drawn to remember Pope Francis. There are moments that touch our lives and I remember where I was on March 13...

Burn Down the Old to Make Way for the New: Practice Yoga to Live Your Authentic Life

Susanna Harwood Rubin | Posted 04.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Susanna Harwood Rubin

Practicing yoga creates tapas, heat. Heat is a catalyst for change. You throw everything you are and have been into the fire of your practice, and when the ashes settle, the smart thing to do is to move forward, mindful of where you've been and open to what might be.

5 Things You Should Know About Yoga

Katie Hill | Posted 01.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Katie Hill

During an hour-long practice, I see a room full of people drop their outer facades and fall into the present moment. I see faces soften. I see shoulders relax. I see defenses fall away. It is hard to accurately describe what that looks like, but it is one of the most beautiful things in the world.