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Into the Wild: Take Your Yoga Practice Outside

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 16:06

Into the Wild: Take Your Yoga Practice Outside

Yoga and nature make a perfect pair! Spend more time barefoot and more time outside this summer.

Which Comes First: The Needs of Endangered Animals or the People Who Live with Them?

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 16:06

Which Comes First: The Needs of Endangered Animals or the People Who Live with Them?

What happens when the need to save endangered species and the need to protect local economies and properties collide? Candy ...

Yoga for Depression: 3 Poses to Help You Combat the Blues

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 16:06

Yoga for Depression: 3 Poses to Help You Combat the Blues

“Happy begins here.” But what if you are depressed and struggling to be "here"? Learn 3 yoga poses for depression. ...

New Yoga Mat? Eliminate the Smell

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 16:06

New Yoga Mat? Eliminate the Smell

A new yoga mat is full of promise and excitement to revitalize your practice. But a new mat also offers ...

6 Tips to Add Fitness to Your Trip

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 16:06

6 Tips to Add Fitness to Your Trip

Sometimes it's hard to get a workout in while on vacation. Here are six tips to add fitness to your ...

What’s Up With Down Dog? April 1st Yoga News

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 16:06

What’s Up With Down Dog? April 1st Yoga News

Naked yoga, brain-changing meditation, Russell Simmons' secret to success through stillness, and a waitress receives the world’s best tip.

“What Is Yoga?” Answering the Misinformed

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 16:06

“What Is Yoga?” Answering the Misinformed

If you practice yoga, chances are someone is going to ask you what yoga is and why you do it. ...

Breathing Meditation for Patience

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 16:06

Breathing Meditation for Patience

Spring tests my patience. Every single year. Especially here in Colorado, as the weather whips back and forth between snow ...

What’s Up With Down Dog? March Yoga News

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 16:06

What’s Up With Down Dog? March Yoga News

Yoga for breast cancer survivors, Chicago school bans yoga pants, combating poverty and drug addiction with yoga, and Stand-up Paddleboard ...

Yoga for All Seasons: Spring

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 16:06

Yoga for All Seasons: Spring

Learn five yoga poses for spring plus Ayurvedic foods to keep you grounded during this season of new beginnings.

4 Ways to Get Enough Vitamin L

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 16:36

4 Ways to Get Enough Vitamin L

Lately, I'm not as concerned with my calcium supplementation or the millions of strands in my probiotic. I’m interested in ...

5 Yoga Poses for PMS

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:16

5 Yoga Poses for PMS

In America, more than 85 million women suffer from PMS. The good news is that it can be healed. And ...

8 Yoga Poses to Try With a Yoga Block

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 20:16

8 Yoga Poses to Try With a Yoga Block

Yoga blocks can challenge your practice by allowing you to tackle more difficult poses. They can also help with alignment ...

Meet Hope, a Gift from Spring

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 13:56

Meet Hope, a Gift from Spring

A meditation on hope and springtime from yoga instructor Nichole Golden.

Green Beer: Not Just for St. Patrick’s Day

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 15:36

Green Beer: Not Just for St. Patrick’s Day

Green beer is a St. Patrick's Day staple, but for truly green beer, you'll have to look beyond color to ...

9 Ways to Get Out of a Yoga Rut

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 14:26

9 Ways to Get Out of a Yoga Rut

Every now and then we all get to the point where we just don’t want to unroll the yoga mat. ...

A Crash Course in Being Kind

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 13:16

A Crash Course in Being Kind

There’s nothing more heartbreaking than when people are unkind to one another. Find out why it is worthwhile to share ...

Embracing Impermanence: How a Control Freak Learned to Let Go

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 08:56

Embracing Impermanence: How a Control Freak Learned to Let Go

After a profound meditation experience, I came face to face with the realization that I am a control freak. Learn ...

4 Reasons to Add Pea Protein to Your Yoga Diet

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 18:16

4 Reasons to Add Pea Protein to Your Yoga Diet

Pea protein has emerged as one of the best sources to keep athletes and yogis energized and ready to go! ...

4 Ways to Keep the Flame Burning Year-Round

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 11:56

4 Ways to Keep the Flame Burning Year-Round

In honor of Valentine’s Day, here are three powerful ways to keep the flame burning with your partner every day ...