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5 Yoga Poses Every Pregnant Woman Should Know

Posted 03.28.2014 | Parents

When you're pregnant, parts of your body hurt that you didn't even know existed. Weird aches and pains pop up out of nowhere and your growing belly ca...

Hilaria Baldwin's Yoga Travel Tips

Yoga Journal | Posted 03.21.2014 | Travel
Yoga Journal

We asked her how she balances motherhood, her career and yoga on the road. Here, she gives us the intel.

3 Simple Tips to Live Out Your Yoga Practice

Yoga Journal | Posted 03.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Yoga Journal

Santa Monica yoga instructor Amy Lombardo may be one of the most in-demand teachers to the stars, but her practice is deeply rooted in the spirit of service.

13 Yoga Pet Peeves That Totally Wreck Your Zen

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 03.18.2014 | Healthy Living

Yoga is supposed to still the mind so that you can focus your attention inward and achieve that liberating "zen" you crave. But how are you suppose...

How to Master Butterfly Pose

Lilly Barels | Posted 03.11.2014 | Hawaii
Lilly Barels

What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the rest of the world calls butterfly. -- Richard Bach A friend gave my son two caterpillars in a...

Got 10 Minutes? Try This Stress-Relieving Yoga Routine

Nora Tobin | Posted 03.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Nora Tobin

Consider a 10-minute yoga break instead of a 10-minute coffee break. These four simple and effective yoga postures and deep breathing will help you feel calm, relaxed, and rejuvenated.

Yoga Tips for Newbies

Lita Smith-Mines | Posted 04.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Lita Smith-Mines

Don't hide in the back of the room when you're new. Yoga is nothing like that algebra class of your nightmares. You won't be called on if you plant yourself in the front, and it's the best spot to see the teacher.

How to Get out of Yoga

Stephanie Lessing | Posted 03.29.2014 | Comedy
Stephanie Lessing

In previous yoga classes, I've been known to resort exclusively to child's pose early on, quietly remaining there until someone taps me lightly on the shoulder -- usually it's the cleaning lady.

Yoga Weight Loss News

Elaine Gavalas | Posted 03.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Elaine Gavalas

The new year is the perfect time for a fresh start. For many of us, this may include weight loss resolutions. Although a recent Galllup-Healthways rep...

Joy to the World: An Easy Restorative Yoga Sequence

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by Holly Walck, devoted Iyengar yoga student and teacher Planning, shopping, cooking, traveling, and gathering with extended family...the holiday s...

YogaQuirks: The 4 Rules of Yogi Etiquette

Christie Carmelle Lopez | Posted 02.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Christie Carmelle Lopez

I love yoga and I've been doing it for about 10 years, but it's the practitioners, not the practice itself, I find most challenging.

The 10 Commandments of Teaching Yoga

Rebecca Lammersen | Posted 11.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Lammersen

Leave your sermon at the door. When a person walks into a yoga class, they expect to do yoga. Be careful with your words. Your beliefs are your opinions. Your opinions are your judgments. Judgments do not belong in the yoga room.

Stunning Images Of Yoga Over The Last 2,000 Years

Posted 10.20.2013 | Religion

The 'Yoga: The Art of Transformation' exhibition at the Smithsonian Sackler Gallery in Washington D.C. will run from October 19th to January 26th. Its...

Yoga Poses That Can Hurt You

Michaelle Edwards | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Michaelle Edwards

To be smart and safe in yoga, we need to consider postural alignment and natural joint function, rather than blindly following a list of "must-do" traditional poses and boot camp challenges.

Back Pain: Is It All in Your Mind? No, and Yoga Helps

Loren Fishman, MD | Posted 12.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Loren Fishman, MD

The relaxation and stress reductions that are an integral part of yoga have well-documented benefits for almost everything, including negative emotions and almost all types of back pain.

Some Like It Hot (Yoga)

H.F. Bhojani | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
H.F. Bhojani

We spend the next five minutes in savasna, also referred as the corpse pose, by the more sombre amongst us. In other domains, I call it the "honey-I'm-too-tired-tonight" pose.

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.

Five Reasons You Need Yoga In The Morning -- And the Poses To Get You There

The Huffington Post | Gabriela Aoun | Posted 09.19.2013 | Healthy Living

Morning time: The birds are singing, you haven’t checked your e-mail yet, and you have a moment of peace before the day attacks. This is your opport...

5 Steps to Happiness

James Brown | Posted 10.27.2013 | Healthy Living
James Brown

Recognize that this is a process. As you endeavor along, building skill here, embrace the unfinished state that we are all in.

What Is a Yoga Pose?

James Brown | Posted 10.21.2013 | Healthy Living
James Brown

Using the physical body as the main component of a spiritual practice is newly popular and barely existed just a few decades ago. Prior to that, asana was viewed as a single limb on a larger tree, mostly used as a way to get the body ready to sit in meditation for a long time without distraction.

5 Rules for Proper Yoga Class Etiquette

Holly Sidell | Posted 10.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Holly Sidell

When it's getting close to the end of class and it is time to stretch, please do not decide that in lieu of stretching you'd like to do arm balances that cause you to flop all over and fall on your neighbors who are in pigeon pose.

Yoga for Skiers and Riders: Staying in Shape in the Off Season (PHOTOS)

Liftopia | Posted 10.19.2013 | Travel
Liftopia

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I Am a Jealous Yogi

Anne Sobel | Posted 09.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Anne Sobel

Every yoga teacher I've ever had would balk at my confession -- adding a little friendly competition to my yoga has made me more invested in my practice. I will savasana better than you! I will ujjayi breath better than you! I will fall out of headstand better than you!

Top 10 Yoga Postures For Strength

Kino MacGregor | Posted 09.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Kino MacGregor

Yoga is more than just stretching and relaxation. Daily yoga practice includes a comprehensive system that builds strength in the body and mind. There are some key postures that helped me access the deep reservoir of inner fortitude that every person contains within.

My Downward Dog Is So Much Better Than Yours

Toni Nagy | Posted 09.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Toni Nagy

I made an assumption that being competitive with other people drove me to be better, but in actuality it distracted me from focusing on my own process. When I compared myself to others I wasn't honoring my own path.