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3 Signs You Might Be in a Dangerous Yoga Class and How to Stay Safe

Tamara Star | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Tamara Star

Yoga not only builds a strong and healthy body, it facilitates healthy self-esteem and self-awareness. Be aware of where you are in each moment and respect your body enough to know when it's best to hold back, and when it's time to stretch out of your comfort zone.

Gabriela Aoun

Hawaii Is The Land Of Gorgeous, Affordable Yoga

HuffingtonPost.com | Gabriela Aoun | Posted 10.09.2013 | Travel

Yoga is for everyone. Unfortunately, yoga is not priced for everyone. But Hawaii is the land of affordable yoga. Thanks to the number of people who pr...

How Much Power Do You Assign to Words?

Yogi Cameron Alborzian | Posted 11.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Yogi Cameron Alborzian

We are never going to stop others from saying things in public or thinking things behind the closed doors of their mind. But we do have a choice to not let ourselves be burdened by words.

Everything You Need To Know About Your Next Yoga Class -- In One Chart

Posted 09.23.2013 | Healthy Living

You and yoga have a complicated relationship. Sometimes you want it to kick your butt and leave you recharged, dripping in sweat, and other times, you...

5 Kinds Of Yoga You Never Knew Existed

Posted 09.09.2013 | Healthy Living

Yoga classes are not hard to come by, and that's a good thing considering the many mind and body benefits the practice boasts. Hundreds of studios...

'No Time' For Yoga? Here's A Solution

Posted 07.25.2013 | Healthy Living

The commute to and from your yoga studio alone may discourage you from finding time to fit the de-stressing practice into your already-hectic schedule...

LOOK: 5 Reasons You're Wrong About Yoga

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 07.24.2013 | Healthy Living

You know, you know. There are so many benefits of yoga: It can relieve stress and anxiety. It can soothe your headaches. It can even make you smarter....

Say Omm: 5 Beautiful Hotels With Rooftop Yoga

Oyster | Posted 07.16.2013 | Travel
Oyster

Get ready to practice your crane pose on your next vacation. Plenty of hotels are offering yoga classes these days, which means the bar for pleasing yoga-loving travelers has gotten even higher. Literally. Hotels looking to top the competition have moved their yoga classes skyward.

Yoga: Liberation From the Body

Yogi Cameron Alborzian | Posted 09.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Yogi Cameron Alborzian

If we remain attached to a certain style of yoga postures, we remain attached to the material aspect of our existence. When we're no longer attached to this aspect, we're able to use yoga for its intended purpose and live in a state of supreme joy as a result.

7 Tips for Nervous New Yoga Teachers

James Brown | Posted 09.06.2013 | Healthy Living
James Brown

People are coming to yoga class to get to a better place somehow, and they've chosen your class because they think you might help do that. They want you to succeed. They aren't coming to class to critique you.

Breathing in a Healing Relationship

Carla Melucci Ardito | Posted 09.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Carla Melucci Ardito

"A healer/client relationship is just that, a relationship; a partnership at best, and like all relationships its success is the responsibility of b...

Yoga for People Who Hate Yoga

Kiri Westby | Posted 08.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Kiri Westby

Doing yoga with Francisco Kaiut is doing yoga from the inside out. In fact, to say the word "doing" is already too active, too aggressive, as it's more of an un-doing.

We Tried It: Rooftop Yoga

Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 07.31.2013 | Healthy Living
Carolyn Gregoire

It's hard to imagine a better setting for a yoga class: You're in the middle of the downtown bustle, but high up enough that the city sounds are reduced to a murmur.

We Tried It: Trampoline Yoga

Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 07.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Carolyn Gregoire

One word of advice for prospective trampoline yogis: Don't take yourself too seriously. You will be bouncing, swaying and stretching yourself out in all kinds of unusual ways atop a mini trampoline, and it will probably feel weird at first, if not for your whole first class.

How Yoga Made Me Happier

Leigh Weingus | Posted 07.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Leigh Weingus

When I signed up for yoga teacher training, I knew benefits would come from it. I would get stronger and more flexible. I would make new friends, gain a better understanding of yoga and eventually be equipped to lead a class. But I had no idea how much happier it would make me.

The Real Meaning Of 'Om'

James Brown | Posted 06.18.2013 | Healthy Living
James Brown

When I started doing yoga, I loved most of what happened in the classes. One thing I did not love, though, was the chanting of "om." None of my early teachers could explain what it meant or why we were doing it.

Life In Downward Dog: An Introduction

Leigh Weingus | Posted 05.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Leigh Weingus

I recently started a teacher certification program in hopes of sharing my positive experience with others. For the next six weeks I will detail how different poses, meditation styles and breathing exercises are impacting essential parts of my life, for better or worse.

10 Things Yoga Teachers Wish They Could Tell You

Posted 06.07.2013 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul The last thing a yogi wants to do is create stress -- or talk about it. But when we asked four top yoga teachers to tell us what th...

Your Yoga Resolution: 6 Tips For Choosing A Yoga Teacher

James Brown | Posted 03.07.2013 | Healthy Living
James Brown

The range of yoga practices is so wide that creating a single organization that certifies everybody who teaches yoga has not yet proven possible. So, for now at least, you've got to take matters into your own hands and check out different teachers for yourself until you find the one for you.

Opening the Heart in Yoga: The Camel, Melting Heart and Wheel

Tara Fass | Posted 02.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Tara Fass

I gravitate to these postures to counteract the negative effects of sitting many hours at a time in my profession that is added to the time I spend sitting while driving. Darlene tells me to breathe in space around the heart and connect the arms and shoulders to my heart.

15 Yoga Classes in 5 Days

Charles Scott | Posted 01.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Charles Scott

Given my interest in endurance challenges, I suppose it was inevitable that I would look for a way to test my limits with yoga.

The Dark Side of Yoga

Sura | Posted 01.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Sura

The way people approach life is the way people show up on their yoga mat. And yoga teachers are no exception. Some yoga teachers may lead with a sense of aggression and competition while others will promote a feeling of safety and peace.

We Tried It: SLT Yoga

Kate Bratskeir | Posted 12.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Kate Bratskeir

While I love a good, old-fashioned vinyasa class, I really connected with the music and energy of SLT. These elements added a lightness to yoga that I hadn't experienced prior.

Yoga: How We Serve Inner-City Schoolchildren

Rob Schware | Posted 09.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Rob Schware

Debbie Cohen started teaching yoga in 1996 and began working with children in schools in 2002. She later went on to found the Core Yoga in Schools Program to serve Boston public schools.

Your Essential Guide To Yoga

Posted 03.04.2012 | Healthy Living

By Holly Pevzner. Additional reporting by Leslie Barrie and Rozalynn S. Frazier. Finding a yoga class used to be simple. You'd walk into your loc...