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Awakenings: Turning Ourselves Upside Down

Tue, 09/01/2015 - 16:56

Awakenings: Turning Ourselves Upside Down

The Buddha said, “I am not enlightened, I am merely awake.” What does it mean to be awake? Most ...

5 Rejuvenating Practices to Start Your Day in 10 Minutes or Less

Tue, 09/01/2015 - 16:56

5 Rejuvenating Practices to Start Your Day in 10 Minutes or Less

When I take a few moments in the beginning of the day for myself, it makes all the difference. ...

Being Mindful: The How, What and Why

Tue, 09/01/2015 - 16:56

Being Mindful: The How, What and Why

All the talk lately about mindfulness got me thinking: do I really know what this is and how to ...

3 Mindful Steps to Practice Balance

Tue, 09/01/2015 - 16:56

3 Mindful Steps to Practice Balance

Life is the living art of balance. Balance is a beautiful concept, rooted in the exquisite imagery of Yin ...

5 Simple Steps To Cultivate A Beginner’s Mind

Tue, 09/01/2015 - 16:56

5 Simple Steps To Cultivate A Beginner’s Mind

Last time I went to the airport, I saw a small boy with his hands and cheeks up against ...

Passport hOMe

Tue, 09/01/2015 - 16:56

Passport hOMe

France is my happy place. I don’t know if I can even describe it, but France just has a certain je ...

Harness The Power Of A Summer Superfruit

Tue, 09/01/2015 - 16:56

Harness The Power Of A Summer Superfruit

Quick—which one fruit most reminds you of summer? Did you say watermelon? If you didn’t say watermelon, I suspect the ...

Make Your New Habits Bulletproof

Tue, 09/01/2015 - 16:56

Make Your New Habits Bulletproof

We are always looking to find the magic bullet—the thing that will fix everything for all time. What would be ...

The Importance of Prenatal Yoga

Tue, 09/01/2015 - 16:56

The Importance of Prenatal Yoga

Today, more and more women are taking prenatal yoga classes for various reasons. Some start due to their doctors’ ...

3 Restorative Methods to Practice Daily

Tue, 09/01/2015 - 16:56

3 Restorative Methods to Practice Daily

We are a proud people of the mentality “gotta’ do more, gotta’ be more,” where it’s common practice to ...

The Basics of Clean Eating

Tue, 09/01/2015 - 10:36

The Basics of Clean Eating

Besides practicing poses and breathing, yogis also need to nourish their bodies. Since there’s been so much talk lately ...

Commitments In Yoga

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 14:16

Commitments In Yoga

Of the many wonderful things I’ve learned through my yoga practice, some of the best have come from exploring poses ...

Honey, Honey: The Not-So-Secret Superfood

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 17:56

Honey, Honey: The Not-So-Secret Superfood

Honey truly does contain multitudes. Each pound incorporates the pollen of two million flowers. As bees buzz through their days, ...

Yoga Studio App Gets Set Free for International Day of Yoga

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 11:36

Yoga Studio App Gets Set Free for International Day of Yoga

More daylight means more time for yoga, right? We think so. That’s why, in celebration of the summer solstice ...

Always Be Prepared

Fri, 08/07/2015 - 16:36

Always Be Prepared

Yoga helps runners with flexibility, fitness, and focus. It can be restorative and enjoyable for diabetics. Cancer patients use yoga ...

Seva

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 13:56

Seva

Yoga is such a gift to all those that have the opportunity to be touched by its unique and special ...

Yoga and YOLO

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 16:26

Yoga and YOLO

You only live once, creating a model of not enough time — a poverty of time. With a sense of ...

Bloom

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 11:46

Bloom

The spring equinox ushers in the beginning of spring. Signs of warmer days to come are already lapping at ...

Mindfulness as the Cure to Procrastination

Tue, 07/14/2015 - 17:16

Mindfulness as the Cure to Procrastination

Have you ever had a project that you just can’t seem to start? As a deadline approached, did you distract ...

Help Me Spread the Word About Yoga for Life, and Win a Chance at Great Prizes!!

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 11:16

Help Me Spread the Word About Yoga for Life, and Win a Chance at Great Prizes!!

Have you ever decided to do something momentous, and had no idea what you were jumping into: launching a ...