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5 Reasons You Should Exercise, Even If It Doesn’t Help You Lose Weight

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 12:26

5 Reasons You Should Exercise, Even If It Doesn’t Help You Lose Weight

Diet and exercise. We’ve heard for years that those two habits are important when it comes to weight loss. ...

When Students Are Teachers: Yoga in Drug Court

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 12:26

When Students Are Teachers: Yoga in Drug Court

When I became a yoga teacher 13 years ago, I was keenly interested in introducing yoga into hospitals and ...

Do You Spiralize?

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 12:26

Do You Spiralize?

If not, you totally should. Even if you’re not gluten-free, it’s still okay to eat more vegetables. And this ...

Give Props! 4 Kids Yoga Aids for Practice Support

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 12:26

Give Props! 4 Kids Yoga Aids for Practice Support

At times, we all need someone or something to lean on. Reaching out for and accepting support—in its many ...

6 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day as a Family

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 12:26

6 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day as a Family

The statistics are astounding—the average American generates 4 pounds of trash every day, which adds up to a whopping ...

Spring Cleaning and a Lightness of Being

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 12:26

Spring Cleaning and a Lightness of Being

I gather clutter every year: paperclips, shoes that don’t fit, magazines, and leftovers in the fridge. I know a balanced ...

DREAM BIG WITH TFM: Five Steps Towards Making Your Dreams a Reality

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 12:26

DREAM BIG WITH TFM: Five Steps Towards Making Your Dreams a Reality

A guest post from Two Fit Moms. Four years ago, we began sharing our love of yoga on Instagram by ...

Prop it UP!

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 12:26

Prop it UP!

Gaiam and the Yoga and Body Image Coalition have teamed up to promote prop use as one of the great ...

4 Life Lessons to Learn from Gardening

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 12:26

4 Life Lessons to Learn from Gardening

It’s spring, the most hopeful time of the year. The other day, when I was taking a walk around ...

4 Ways Meditation Improves Relationships

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 12:26

4 Ways Meditation Improves Relationships

Guest blog by Emma Seppälä. We’ve heard that meditation can help with so many things, from focus to sleep. ...

Apps for Earth: Yoga Studio + WWF + Apple

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 11:16

Apps for Earth: Yoga Studio + WWF + Apple

When Yoga Studio was tapped to work with with WWF and Apple for Apps for Earth, the fit seemed ...

3 Major Misconceptions about Gluten

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 11:46

3 Major Misconceptions about Gluten

Free the gluten! That is, free gluten from misconceptions about its health risks and benefits. Gluten is a protein ...

5 Simple Yoga Poses to Soothe Stress

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 11:46

5 Simple Yoga Poses to Soothe Stress

Next time you feel tension in your neck, or your mind is busy circling an internal to-do list, stop. ...

Overcoming the Fear of Yoga

Wed, 04/20/2016 - 11:36

Overcoming the Fear of Yoga

On a regular basis, I have people tell me all of the reasons they don’t do yoga: they aren't ...

Tough Talk: 6 Ways for Women to Be Confident Communicators

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 10:36

Tough Talk: 6 Ways for Women to Be Confident Communicators

Next time you’re in a meeting at the office, listen closely to another woman in the room. What you’ll ...

TRIBE

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 10:36

TRIBE

I’ve been thinking a lot about the word “tribe” over the past week. I just got back from my ...

Learning to be Human

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 10:36

Learning to be Human

The other day I attended a new yoga class. Though I entered the studio with ten minutes to spare, ...

6 Young Women Yogis to Follow in 2016

Mon, 04/18/2016 - 15:36

6 Young Women Yogis to Follow in 2016

As yoginis, we benefit from a community of heart-centered peers who help us to grow toward wholeness. Social media offers ...

9 Foam Roller Dos and Don’ts

Thu, 04/14/2016 - 13:46

9 Foam Roller Dos and Don’ts

You’re experiencing pain or muscle aches, and your personal trainer, physical therapist, or physician suggests trying a foam roller. ...

Alignment

Thu, 04/14/2016 - 13:46

Alignment

The very first yoga class I ever attended was Iyengar-based. This was some fifteen years ago, when I was ...