Turning a Wanderlust Dream into a Wander-ful Adventure

Turning a Wanderlust Dream into a Wander-ful Adventure

Are you wander-lusting for a life abroad? Why not teach yoga as part of that? It may be easier than you think! Tori Young, an American yoga teacher, completed her Bikram instructor training in 2010. Since then, she has taught in five different countries, including…

7 Yoga Poses to Help You Fall Asleep

7 Yoga Poses to Help You Fall Asleep

Having trouble falling (or staying) asleep? Yoga can come to the rescue. Yoga isn’t just about getting in shape or building a toned body, it’s about relaxing your mind and achieving inner peace. And that’s just what’s needed if you suffer from insomnia or restless…

I Tried It: Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Yoga

I Tried It: Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Yoga

Within the confines of a studio you may find an ambience of soft lights and pleasant sounds, but with warmer weather coming our way, why settle for a replica of a natural surrounding? And what better way to experience the true thing then on the…

How to Create a Personal Space for Daily Practice

How to Create a Personal Space for Daily Practice

Whether you are working with a space slightly larger than a mat or the most expansive room in your house, making physical space at home for your mediation, yoga practice – or simply honoring objects that have deep meaning — can have a profound effect…

When a Practice Moves From Your Mat to Your Heart

When a Practice Moves From Your Mat to Your Heart

When I first saw a picture of Erin LeMoine doing a headstand and the in-awe reaction from the kids at St. Timothy’s School in Tanzania, I thought, “There is an inspiring story here about yoga, about kids and about Tanzania.” Little did I know there…

Finding Lightness in Aerial Silks

Finding Lightness in Aerial Silks

For all of you that have ever watched the Cirque du Soleil performers as they gracefully transition from pose to pose in the long silk hammocks and thought to yourself — “I’d like to do that” — I have good news for you: Now you…

Set it, But Don’t Forget it: A Daily Intention

Set it, But Don’t Forget it: A Daily Intention

One of my father’s favorite culinary tools in the kitchen was a portable rotisserie called the “Set it and Forget it.” He loved this device — and for good reason: all you had to do was put the chicken in, walk away for a few…

Combat the Hectic Holidays With Yoga Nidra

Combat the Hectic Holidays With Yoga Nidra

‘Tis the season of shopping and crowds — long lines and even shorter tempers. The back-to-back diet-busting parties. The interminable chats with the in-laws. When we are so busy, disembodied and constantly multi-tasking, it is easy to feel not so great at this most wonderful…

Ayurvedic Stocking Stuffers

Ayurvedic Stocking Stuffers

Give the Gift of a Healthy Morning to Someone You Love Yoga and Ayurveda are sister sciences that developed together and have repeatedly influenced each other throughout history. One of the powerful tools of healing and change in Ayurveda is dinacharya (a healthy morning routine)….

Discovering Your Aura Through Color

Discovering Your Aura Through Color

Have you ever wondered what type of Aura may surround you? Or the Aura that you may be emanating to the rest of the world? While most people can’t see an Aura, many claim to have felt some kind of energy from another – calm,…

Kundalini Yoga: Discovering the Yoga of Awareness

Kundalini Yoga: Discovering the Yoga of Awareness

Some of the best things in life are unexpected. For me, this is particularly true with yoga. In my pursuit of learning more about the connection of the chakras to yoga, I stumbled upon Kundalini. Likely because Kundalini (I soon learned) is the energy of the…

Embracing Yoga Fusion

Embracing Yoga Fusion

It seems that not too long ago there were only a few deviating factors between yoga practices: It was either a hot room (Bikram), a flow of fluid intense movement (Astanga/Vinyasa), a variety of props to ensure proper alignment (Iyengar) or classes using passive poses…

Simple Solutions – Yogitoes Mat Towel

Simple Solutions – Yogitoes Mat Towel

If you tend to sweat during your yoga practice, you have probably slipped on (or off!) your mat at some point. And if you sweat a lot (like me), a regular towel doesn’t offer much help — usually soaking up sweat like a sponge, only to…

Digging into the Benefits of Kombucha Tea

Digging into the Benefits of Kombucha Tea

Probiotics? Enzymes? Glucaric Acid? Glucosamines? All these helpful ingredients come together in a popular beverage called Kombucha (pronounced kômˈbo͞oCHə/). Kombucha is  produced by fermenting sweet tea with a culture of yeast and bacteria, and is showing up in the refrigerated sections of more and more…

Yoga for Your Booty

Yoga for Your Booty

When I first heard about BUTI yoga (pronounced, as you might have guessed, “booty yoga”), I immediately had terrible thoughts of Miley Cyrus twerking. (Note to self: need to work on pre-judgements.) But after taking a class in the bright pink studio at Lotus Kitty, with the encouraging…

The curious paradox is when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.

-C. Rogers

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