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Dalai Lama on Meaningful Friends & Meaningful Days

"Old friends pass away, new friends appear. It is just like the days. An old day passes, a new day arrives. The important thing is to make it...

June 9 2011

Suzanne Sterling on Haiti

Suzanne Sterling is one of the founders of the incredible non-profit organization, Off the Mat, Into the World®. One of the many things that I love...

Jason Wachob
June 6 2011

Conscientious Carnivores: 5 Reasons to Fight the Factory

Many of us are aware of the ethical reasons to stop supporting factory farming (check out documentaries Food Inc or Earthlings for more). Yet what...

Stacy Silvera
June 2 2011

How Yoga Can Help Overcrowded Prisons

Compassion is the answer.

May 27 2011

Leigh Ferrara on Transparency

Transparency is a funny thing. We want our governments to have it. Our corporations too. We'll scream far and wide to know what's in a bill before it...

Leigh Ferrara
May 18 2011

Women Supporting Women

Four incredible women. Three hours of yoga and discussion. Two minutes of Chair pose (well, it felt like it :), and one empowering message: women...

Jason Wachob
May 16 2011

NJ Prison Turns to Yoga for Inmate Rehabilitation

A new yoga program at a New Jersey prison is making a big difference. One inmate praises yoga's affect on her thinking, saying"Obviously, I wasn't...

Jason Wachob
May 11 2011

Why I Decided to Teach Yoga to Underserved Populations

"When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, 'Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are...

Christa Avampato
May 3 2011

How Portland Maine is Beating Childhood Obesity

On the heels of Jamie Oliver getting LA schools to drop flavored milk, there's news of another campaign that's winning the war against childhood...

April 29 2011

Army Recognizing Yoga as Valid Rehab for Veterans

"Remember that there's no judgment, no competition with yourself or with anyone around you," says Instructor Hylan Hampton as he leads a group of...

Jason Wachob
April 21 2011

Yoga & Meditation Boosts Kids Grades in School

How do you get kids to do better in school? Yoga and meditation! A school in the UK is having nine year old students do just this and with great...

Jason Wachob
April 12 2011

School for Deaf Begins Yoga Program for Autistic Students

The American School for the Deaf has been teaching deaf children since 1817. They've recently incorporated a new program to help their students who...

April 11 2011

Yoga Makes You Nicer + Good for Grandmas!

In the past few months there's been much talk around yoga and spirituality. Whether you think yoga and Christianity can coexist, or you prefer to...

Jason Wachob
April 4 2011

Japanese Students Turn to Yoga & Meditation

Supermodel-turned philanthropist Petra Nemcova credits meditation with saving her life during the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami -- and yoga and meditation...

March 28 2011

Meditation Improves Kids Test Scores

Another reason why it's great for kids to learn meditation -- it can help improve their school work. A new study suggests that meditation improves...

March 22 2011

From Junkie to Yogi

Just six years ago, Jeanne Heaton was a junkie living on the streets of New York City. Now she's a yoga instructor. Here's her story:

March 20 2011

Veterans Overcome Traumas with Yoga

Veterans Overcome Traumas with Yoga

Jason Wachob
March 15 2011

US Army Embracing Yoga

I'm a huge fan of David Lynch's "Operation Warrior Wellness", which aims to teach 10,000 veterans meditation to help them deal with PTSD...

Jason Wachob
March 7 2011