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Bless Others, Heal Yourself

Still searching for a New Year's Resolution? How about this: start blessing others. Although this is something I've been doing for a while now, I used...

Michele Cooper
December 30 2011

Yoga Teaches Inner-City Kids Self-Awareness

Darrius Douglas grew up in one of Baltimore's toughest areas. But thanks to a school yoga program, Darrius was able to turn his life around and says,...

December 12 2011

Yoga Absolutely, Deeply, and Truly Heals

I don't take myself too seriously. Okay, that’s not true. I actually take myself way too seriously. And while I'm being honest, I might as well admit...

Michele Cooper
December 8 2011

Feel-Good Story of the Year: Victim Treats Mugger Right

We're all familiar with the expression "kill 'em with kindness," but how many of us would go out of our way to be kind in situations where we're truly...

December 5 2011

Yoga Helps Teens Overcome Stress & Anorexia

Being a teenager can be pretty rough these days. But that's where yoga can come in and help teens deal with stress, depression, and even anorexia.

November 30 2011

Veterans Use Meditation to Reconnect

30-year-old, Rich Low served in Iraq for two years, and subsequently suffered from nightmares and anxiety. He thought this was 'just something...

November 28 2011

Meditation Helps Incarcerated Teens in NYC

Some of New York City's 'angriest teens are learning the way to a more peaceful path with a little help from the Buddha' reports NBC.

November 25 2011

Can Yoga & Meditation Bring Peace to Afghanistan?

I think we'd all agree that Afghanistan is a country that's in dire need of peace. Could yoga and meditation be part of the solution?

October 26 2011

More Companies Embracing Yoga

"I work hard, but I believe in balance. I've been practicing yoga for 13 years, and I teach it. Yoga is about simplicity and focus, and it contributes...

October 16 2011

Why I Joined Occupy Wall Street

On Monday 200 yogis joined Seane Corn in a unifying call to action and prayer in New York City's Zucotti Park, in support of the thousands of people...

Heather Snyder
October 13 2011

Seane Corn Goes Off the Mat, Onto the Street

Our friend, Seane Corn, founder of the awesome non-profit, Off the Mat, Into the World, headed to Occupy Wall Street with nearly 200 hundred yogis...

October 10 2011

Q & A with Hala Khouri: Yoga of Parenting

Hala Khouri is one of the most well-respected yogis in the world. She's also one of the creators of the incredible non-profit organization, Off the...

Jason Wachob
September 20 2011

My Intentions in Yoga, Asana and Life

Over ten years ago, when I started an asana practice, I hadn't really set any intentions or planned to make any major changes in my life. In talking...

Steven Woodruff
September 16 2011

91 Year-Old-Yogi Vera Paley Teaches Yoga

91 year-old Vera Paley of Florida has been doing yoga for 50 years and has been teaching yoga since 1982. Her specialty is 'chair yoga' which she...

September 5 2011

Q & A with James Fox of Prison Yoga Project

James Fox changes lives with yoga as the founder and director of Prison Yoga Project, an organization dedicated to democratizing the physical practice...

Sarah Greenberg
July 12 2011

Hala Khouri Tackles Transparency

We solicited. You asked. Now we're answering. Here's our first stab on MindBodyGreen at getting more transparent. Thanks for submitting your...

Leigh Ferrara
June 27 2011

World's Top Philanthropists (Infographic)

We're big fans of giving back here at MBG and we're doing so by partnering up with six awesome non-profits on our Wellness Directory. (If you're a...

June 20 2011

James Fox: The Healing Power of Yoga

"Yoga offers an alternative way of being with yourself and the world. It represents a personal support system that if practiced regularly can provide...

June 20 2011