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11 Qualities of the Ultimate Yoga Instructor

In the past year I've been fortunate enough to have practiced with some of the best teachers in the world. So what makes a yoga instructor great? Who...

Jason Wachob
March 22 2011

Guns N' Roses Slash Auctioning Tibetan Yoga Mats

Famed Guns N' Roses guitarist, Slash, is auctioning off his Tibetan yoga mats for charity, (Slash practices yoga?!), and bidding starts at $100 at...

March 18 2011

My Yoga Practice Playlist: Vinnie Marino

Here's what's on my playlist this week at YogaWorks Santa Monica. And below are links to iTunes.

Vinnie Marino
March 11 2011

Ah Yes, the HLs: The Habitually Late

She burst into the room her usual ten minutes late, just as the class had begun their utkatasanas (chair poses). The other students looked like her...

Andrea Marcum
March 10 2011

Meditation Flash Mobs!

Meditation Flash Mobs in Cities Across America Today

February 27 2011

Q & A with Ally Hamilton of Yogis Anonymous: On Balance, Favorite Books + More!

In addition to teaching an incredible class, the mark of a great yoga teacher is the ability to lead and attract incredible talent to his or her...

Jason Wachob
February 24 2011

Q & A with Baron Baptiste: Kids, Men & Yoga + More

As you probably know if you're a regular reader of MindBodyGreen, men and yoga is a favorite subject of mine. And one of the leading men in yoga is...

Jason Wachob
February 16 2011

Get Your Dance On in Santa Monica This Saturday

We've teamed up with our friends over at Get Your Dance On and their awesome body-moving bass lines, live music, yoga, super-powered refreshments, and...

February 14 2011

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Yoga as Preventative Medicine

"Basketball is an endurance sport, and you have to learn to control your breath; that's the essence of yoga, too. So, I consciously began using yoga...

Jason Wachob
January 25 2011

Handstand Nation

Since when did yoga become synonymous with handstands? Don’t get me wrong; I am a supporter of handstands. I believe there are innumerable benefits to...

Sarah Ezrin
January 21 2011

Totally Fresh + Addictive Tomato Fennel Soup

I can’t get enough of this soup. I’ve been making it in huge batches to keep me happy and full through out the week. The beauty of this recipe is that...

Kathryn Budig
January 20 2011

Brief Modern History of Yoga & Gurus In Unassuming Package

With his very slippery athletic socks and mat that could act as a flotation device, he arrived. It was his wife’s idea -- she did yoga with a group of...

Andrea Marcum
January 19 2011

Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution Hits Los Angeles

Jamie Oliver has moved out to LA with his family to film the second season of Food Revolution, and today he's opening a new community kitchen called...

January 12 2011

Toasty Winter Grilled Salad with "Don't Hate Me Because I'm Complicated" Dressing

Honey, it’s cold outside. I love a good salad, but in this kind of weather I never feel satisfied unless I’m eating something warm. I decided on...

Kathryn Budig
January 4 2011

Unplugging, Feeling, and Reflecting Through Yoga

I set out to count how many times in a day I said “Have a nice day.” By lunchtime I’d lost count. I’d scattered a double digit number of “nice days”...

Andrea Marcum
January 3 2011

2011 New Year's Eve Yoga in Los Angeles

While NYC has a number of special New Year's yoga classes and events, it seems there are two in Los Angeles which are getting the most attention.

December 30 2010

8 Steps to Finding Your Middle Path: Extremes Begone!

Oh the holidays are fast approaching. Food, booze and more food leave most of us feeling stuffed and guilty. So we atone by way of the dreaded New...

McLean McGown
December 22 2010

20 Happiest, Healthiest Cities in America

The Gallup Healthways Well-Being Index is out with their list of the twenty happiest and healthiest cities in America. Drumroll, please...

December 20 2010

Candy Cane White Hot Chocolate

An instant new holiday tradition! If store-bought hemp milk is used as opposed to homemade, I recommend Living Harvest brand – it has a white, smooth...

Julie Morris
December 17 2010

Child's Pose Is No Child's Play

It isn’t easy being a kid -- especially in today’s culture. With an increased emphasis on standardized test scores, kids around the nation are seeing...

Sarah Ezrin
December 8 2010