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6 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day as a Family

Mon, 05/09/2016 - 17:16

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

Mon, 05/09/2016 - 14:06

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, 05/05/2016 - 12:06

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!

Tue, 05/03/2016 - 12:36

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

Tue, 05/03/2016 - 12:36

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 ...

Me, Myself, and I – 8 Tips for Enjoying Solo Travel

Thu, 04/14/2016 - 10:36

Me, Myself, and I – 8 Tips for Enjoying Solo Travel

Disclaimer: I’m a hardwired introvert. As a child, my solitary tendencies were so severe that they led me to ...

Kid-Friendly Yoga Practice for Spring

Fri, 04/08/2016 - 15:16

Kid-Friendly Yoga Practice for Spring

As spring arrives and bathes us in a gorgeous display of floral colors, pack a picnic lunch, some yoga ...

The Beginner’s Mind on a Through-Hike

Fri, 04/08/2016 - 15:16

The Beginner’s Mind on a Through-Hike

“The beginner's mind is the mind of compassion. When our mind is compassionate, it is boundless.” – Shunryu Suzuki ...

Yoga, Disability, and Community

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 14:26

Yoga, Disability, and Community

Seven years ago I found a copy of yoga teacher Matthew Sanford’s book Waking: A Memoir of Trauma and ...