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Yin Yoga: A Yoga Practice Every Athlete Should Adopt

Yin Yoga: A Yoga Practice Every Athlete Should Adopt

Sore muscles, injuries, over-extension of the body…if you’re an athlete then you’re no stranger to these. From running track to weight lifting, chances are you’ve experienced some type of injury or strain throughout your life. Injuries may be inevitable at one point or another, but what if I told you there is a practice even […]

17 Things to Do After Yoga Teacher Training

17 Things to Do After Yoga Teacher Training

You completed your teacher training and are now an official yoga instructor. Yay! While all the studying and preparation is complete, there are still a number of other steps you should take. Here are 17 important things you should do after you complete your yoga teacher training. Start a “certification” file: Make sure you keep […]

80% of Top Business Leaders Meditate

80% of Top Business Leaders Meditate

80% of top business leaders meditate, at least according to entrepreneur and author Tim Ferriss who has interviewed over 200 world-class performers for his weekly podcast The Tim Ferriss Show.  Ferriss said that the number one common thread these top performers had in comparison to most other people is that more than 80% of them […]

Three Cleansing Exercises to Start Your Day Like a Yogi

Three Cleansing Exercises to Start Your Day Like a Yogi

  As the fast pace of modern life continues to accelerate, many people in the Western world have turned to yoga for their much-needed self-care. But the typical yoga practice in the West is often distilled down to only asana, the posture-focused yoga that you see in most classes. While asana practice is an essential […]

What to Expect in Your First Yoga Class

What to Expect in Your First Yoga Class

By Tieja MacLaughlin We’ve all been there, our first yoga class. Are you nervous? Don’t be. Even the most confident of us were. First things first though – congratulations on making it this far! It takes courage to try something new, and you should be proud of yourself for stepping outside of your comfort zone. […]

5 Kid-Friendly Yoga Poses That Will Open Hearts and Minds

5 Kid-Friendly Yoga Poses That Will Open Hearts and Minds

By Sara J. Weis Love is in the air, and now is the time to let your heart shine. Yes, flowers and candy are a lovely thought for adults this season, but it is also a good time to open your heart and show acceptance and compassion for others. These heart-opening exercises are especially beneficial […]

5 Meditation Practices You Need to Know About

5 Meditation Practices You Need to Know About

Meditation has come a long way since it first became popular in the West during the 1960s. Some of the most popular and effective methods are now backed by scientific evidence, showcasing the benefits meditation has on the body and our mental health. While meditation has been around for ages, only recently has it become […]

Houseplants…The Ultimate Health Supplements

Houseplants…The Ultimate Health Supplements

To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.” ~Audrey Hepburn When considering a change in lifestyle for a healthier, more balanced you, many consider changing their diet, exercise routine, or supplement regimen. However, when it comes to health and wellness, one of the most life changing, health promoting modifications is actually the simplest…houseplants. Yes, […]

6 Simple Principles for Creating Your Own Sanctuary

6 Simple Principles for Creating Your Own Sanctuary

When you recover or discover something that nourishes your soul and brings joy, care enough about yourself to make room for it in your life. “ – Jean Shinoda Bolen You’re finally home after a long day. You’re tired and you want to rest but when you open the front door, you see that you […]

8 Sattvic Foods to Help Balance Your Body and Mind

8 Sattvic Foods to Help Balance Your Body and Mind

He who practices yoga without moderation of diet, incurs various diseases, and obtains no success.” (Gheranda Samhita 5/16) A branch cannot survive on its own. It must connect to the tree trunk and roots in order to absorb the elements and thrive in nature. Neither yoga nor Ayurveda are singular practices. They are more like […]