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Heidi Klum Gives Yoga a Whirl

When Heidi Klum decided to give yoga a whirl she turned to her friend and yogi, Russell Simmons, for guidance. The result: some very keen observations...

July 13 2011

There Is No Competition in Yoga

I was recently asked in a beautifully candid email if I had any advice for a yoga teacher who had a "burning desire" to "achieve certain poses" they...

Heidi Kristoffer
June 22 2011

Post Baby Yoga: Getting Your Body Back

"When I can go back to yoga?" is the number one question I get from new moms. In fact, just last week, I received a text from a new mom who was still...

Lisa Dawn Angerame
June 16 2011

5 Things That Make a Great Yoga Teacher

My writing for MindBodyGreen has given more attention to answers than questions. But I found myself in a Nissan 'Innovators' interview with my wife...

Michael Taylor
June 15 2011

6 Essentials for Keeping Your Gut in Gear

I'm writing from Schuyler Grant's Kula Yoga teacher training up in Connecticut. It's an intense week of lots of asana, tons of sweat, great vegetarian...

Robin Berzin, M.D.
June 8 2011

Connecting to the Earth

When was the last time you looked at the sky? Or touched the earth with your bare hand?

Tamar Samir
May 27 2011

Yoga & Detoxification: Working with Preferences

Salamba Sarvanagasana. When yoga teachers inevitably call out this pose, my mind screams. The shoulder-burning, the fatigue of holding myself up with...

Jessica Stickler
May 26 2011

Q & A with Cyndi Lee: Om Yoga Icon

When anyone talks about the roots of their yoga practice in New York City, there's a good chance it traces back to yoga icon, Cyndi Lee. Cyndi founded...

Jason Wachob
May 24 2011

Kathryn Budig's Happy Buddha Green Smoothie

I just taught at an amazing studio called Happy Buddha in upstate New York. We got our yoga on all day long and after so much joy and hand balancing I...

Kathryn Budig
May 19 2011

Cutest Mother's Day Yoga Video Ever

Cutest Mother's Day Yoga Video Ever

May 6 2011

My Perspective on Tara Stiles, Yoga, and Revolution

Studying something is never quite like doing something. I imagine this applies well to jumping out of an airplane, although I've never tried. Coming...

Michael Taylor
May 4 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

Arm Balances: Gateway to Female Empowerment

"Oh My Buddha! I am holding my entire body weight in my arms, balancing on my hands! I am holding myself up! I am SUPPORTING myself! NO WAY!" -- Just...

Heidi Kristoffer
April 27 2011

How I Found Yoga

Finding your personal connection to the practice.

Michelle Barge
April 22 2011

Yoga Is Your Natural State

"You cannot do yoga. Yoga is your natural state. What you can do are yoga exercises, which may reveal to you where you are resisting your natural...

April 20 2011