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

Karen S. Exkorn | Posted 08.22.2014 | 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...

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.

Why Men Should Do Yoga

Quentin Vennie | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Quentin Vennie

For all men out here, let's be clear -- yoga does not make you dainty or feminine. It makes you strong and durable. It provides you with a constant challenge to become a better form of yourself, day in and day out. It teaches you how to find comfort and contentment in some of the most uncomfortable situations.

Why I Embrace Being a Bad Yogi

Erin Motz | Posted 11.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Erin Motz

Perfection is not the goal. Progress is always nice, but get away from the need to find it in every yoga class you take.

Even Yogis Can Be Green on St. Patrick's Day

Yogi Cameron Alborzian | Posted 05.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Yogi Cameron Alborzian

Those of us on the path may be pursuing a state of peace, but we can often feel dour and uptight about the supposed differences between our party-loving friends and ourselves. This year, consider using the holidays as a way to not take such pursuits so seriously.

Life Lessons From My Yogi

Brian Penny | Posted 04.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Brian Penny

Yoga means something different to every student. Ask 10 yogis what drew them to their mat, and you'll get 10 answers (many are loooong, mine included...

The Authentic Yogini

Yvonna Russell | Posted 04.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Yvonna Russell

Deepak Chopra's New York Times bestselling book, Buddha, traces Siddhartha's path to enlightenment from prince to divine deity. Mindy Frenkel's journe...

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...

Chariots of Fire: A Conflict on the Battlefield of American Yoga Culture

Jill Lawson | Posted 03.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Jill Lawson

If we want to keep the American yoga chariot we're riding from crashing and burning in its own funeral pyre, we must respect the spiritual wisdom from which it was born. Perhaps it's time to put our desires aside and allow Arjuna, with the help of Krishna, take back the reins.

Meatless Monday: The Bread Also Rises

Ellen Kanner | Posted 02.23.2013 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Every meal -- any meal, even a loaf of bread -- can offer the opportunity for deeper connection, for a communion for people of every faith or of no particular faith at all. Bread is a food shared by every culture. It is a unifier. Combine a few simple ingredients, and it rises.

Hues Of Human Perception

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar | Posted 01.06.2013 | Religion
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Though religion is born in one race and nation, it has cut across the boundaries of races and nationalities. Although religion has maintained its own identity, it has not remained immune to the cultural influence of the host countries.

How a Celeb Photographer Found Yoga and Never Looked Back

The Chopra Well | Posted 12.24.2012 | Healthy Living
The Chopra Well

It's no secret that yoga is a popular pastime among celebrities and socialites. Being mindful and living a healthy lifestyle has perhaps never been so celebrated as it is today.

Yoga's Dark Side

Erin Motz | Posted 12.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Erin Motz

There's a giant pink elephant on the yoga mat, and I'm just gonna come out and say it. How come when I go to any new-to-me yoga studio, or hang out with a group of "yoga people," I feel more judged there than anywhere else?

Teenage Yogis: Fostering Peace in the Face of Rising Violence

The Chopra Well | Posted 12.12.2012 | Healthy Living
The Chopra Well

Even more impressive than the power of yoga in this story is the fierce resiliency of these teens' spirits. Perhaps yoga and meditation awaken something in the human spirit that was always there, but which we lose sight of or neglect.

How Music Affects Our Spirit (WATCH)

Dr. Terri Kennedy | Posted 12.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Terri Kennedy

How does music and sound affect the spirit? Be inspired by my conversation with Masood Ali Khan and Sheela Bringi on "Music and the Spirit."

Buddha Doodle -- 'Talker'

Molly Hahn | Posted 12.05.2012 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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WATCH: 'We Become Wherever We Put Our Attention'

Dr. Terri Kennedy | Posted 12.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Terri Kennedy

Where are you focusing your attention? How would you benefit from more focus? Be inspired by my conversation with Elena Brower on "The Art of Attention."

Buddha Doodle -- 'Namaste'

Molly Hahn | Posted 12.02.2012 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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WATCH: How To Benefit From Meditation

Dr. Terri Kennedy | Posted 11.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Terri Kennedy

What is the connection between yoga and spirituality? How can you benefit from meditation? Be inspired by my conversation with Reverend Jaganath Carrera on "Yoga and Spirituality."

Conversation with Cyndi Lee on 'Integrating Your Self'

Dr. Terri Kennedy | Posted 11.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Terri Kennedy

Do you ever feel like you're running around like a chicken with its head cut off? How can you integrate the various pieces of yourself together? Be inspired by my conversation with Cyndi Lee on "integrating your self."

Buddha Doodle -- 'Temple'

Molly Hahn | Posted 10.23.2012 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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Buddha Doodle - 'Illusion'

Molly Hahn | Posted 10.16.2012 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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