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savasana

5 Ways to Reignite a Dwindling Yoga Practice

I've been teaching yoga for about three years now, and I've been practicing for about eight. My journey began as a pretty mellow interest in yoga as a...

Michelle Grim
June 5 2012

6 Tips for Bikram Yoga Beginners

For a while I’ve wanted to dive into this ongoing conversation about Bikram Yoga, both wanting to defend the practice that I love, and sometimes...

Nicole Bailey
June 4 2012

5 Reasons Why I Love Bikram Yoga

I was an avid yogini all during my twenties. I enjoyed my Hatha practice and then took Iyengar classes. I also took pregnant yoga and mommy and me...

Lisa Consiglio Ryan
May 29 2012

6 Ways to Transition with Awareness and Grace

We transition dozens if not hundreds of times a day, from home to work, from work to working out and from waking to sleeping. Most transitions go...

Melanie Woodrow
May 25 2012

How to Tell If Your Adrenals Are Fatigued

Too many of us wear stress and busy lifestyles like a badge of honor. Unfortunately, the medal that goes along with stress is usually adrenal fatigue....

Jess Ainscough
May 24 2012

Why Every Athlete Should Do Yoga

Just the other day I was having dinner with an old swimming buddy of mine, Mark Henderson, a former world record holder and Olympic Gold Medalist in...

Rich Roll
May 15 2012

5 Ways Teaching Yoga Made Me a Better Student

There are some things that take time to learn. It took me being a yoga instructor to learn how to be a yoga student. I always took my practice...

Maria De Noda
May 8 2012

How to Create Your Own 30-Minute Yoga Practice

Lately, my yoga practice looks very different from what it used to be. I’m lucky to get 30 minutes for myself, and in that time, I need to stop to ask...

Katia Grodecki, MEd
April 19 2012

4 Themes to Build Into Your Yoga Class

While many yoga teachers stick to a fairly regular sequence from class to class, there are always opportunities to build in a focus on a central...

Karen Fabian
April 16 2012

Taking the Morbidity Out of Savasana

Savasana. Corpse pose. Yoga instructors hardly ever use the English translation for Savasana. It sounds almost gruesome. Recently, I gave this more...

Lauren Rudick
April 11 2012

5 Yoga Poses to Do in the Comfort of Your Bed

Who says you need to leave your bedroom to practice yoga? Some days you just really don't want to. You prefer to stay in, rest up and take things...

Rosanna Gordon
April 4 2012

6 Tips for Physical, Mental & Emotional Flexibility

Usually we think of flexibility as being something that is achieved on the physical level alone. There is something, however, to be said about living...

Heather Morton
March 23 2012

Why Relaxation Is an Important Practice

Muscle strength is, of course, the ultimate goal of exercise; whether you want to build mass or just keep your body in shape. It helps the body...

Amy Lynch
March 16 2012

3 Tips for Creating More Space in Your Life

Slowing down an overly busy schedule will feel strange at first. The transition from a frantic pace to a slower rhythm may be completely foreign. I...

Sarah Starr
March 13 2012

5 Life Lessons of Yoga, Off the Mat

On the mat, yoga strengthens our bodies, increases flexibility, improves circulation and relaxes the nervous system. The physical and mental benefits...

Britney Stables
March 8 2012

Surfing the Waves of Yoga

Yoga has a funny way of making your body tell you exactly what you need on any given day. Sometimes it tells you that Savasana and supported bridge is...

Brigitte Meinders
February 16 2012

5 Ways to Get in a Ten-Minute Yoga Practice

Life is constantly providing opportunities for us to fill our calendars and fewer chances to make it to the mat to practice. Class times might not...

Nancy Alder
February 6 2012

Let Your Yoga Practice Give You Courage

It takes courage to show up in this life, to show up to yourself and all of your crap. Yet, this is what we need to do if we're going to be able to...

Cat O'Connor
January 9 2012

7 Tips to Energize Your Yoga Practice & Your Life!

Feeling like you're in need of a kick-start for 2012? Here are seven tips to energize your yoga practice and your life!

Jenni Juokslahti
December 27 2011

Why You Should Fully Experience Savasana

You've just finished nearly 90 minutes of a grueling, sweaty asana practice. Nearing the end of that journey, you're on your back, perhaps in a twist,...

Derek Beres
December 12 2011