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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,…

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

-C. Rogers

- Quote: Curious Paradox -
A Guide to Yoga for Diabetes

A Guide to Yoga for Diabetes

With almost 30 million people in the United States that have diabetes, this disease is anything but uncommon. This disease affects everyone regardless of age, gender, or race, and the number of people with diabetes seems to keep rising. There is no reason that one…

Easy Yoga Poses for Kids

Easy Yoga Poses for Kids

Yoga can do wonders in helping kids deal with the reality of modern day life. When yoga becomes a part of their already busy routine, kids will learn to handle life and all that comes along with it. Yoga for children is excellent for the…

Yoga for Athletes

Yoga for Athletes

These days yoga is everywhere, and it’s become pretty apparent that the benefits of this ancient practice reach far across the board. It comes as no surprise then that athletes are taking advantage of the many benefits yoga has to offer with many adding to…

Tips for Using Yoga for Knee Pain

Tips for Using Yoga for Knee Pain

We all know yoga is important, but to what extent does its importance stretch? By performing the different yoga poses, an individual reaps mental, spiritual and physical well-being. Mentally, yoga leads to relaxation, reduced stress levels, promotes self-awareness and re-energizes the mind. Yoga touches the…

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