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6 Tips to Deconstruct Winter & Reconstruct a Slammin' Summer

Shorts and tanks billowing in a warm breeze. Work commutes without a jacket and evening outfits without a sweater. Long outdoor brunches and perfect...

Lauren Imparato
June 1 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

My Yoga Practice Playlist: Dechen Thurman

Inspired by Sharon Gannon's "Essence of Jivamukti" at the Yoga Journal Conference, I offered this class the concept of Bhakta / Baccae which, to a...

Dechen Thurman
May 20 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

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

Plus-Size Yoga Studios Emerge

"When I tell 120-pound people they can't come, they get very offended, which I find fascinating," said Michael Hayes, owner and operator of Buddha...

May 11 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

Faith Restored Through Yoga

When I was a very young child, I thought God was many things. At one point, our priest showed up at our door to play tennis with my parents, and I...

Heidi Kristoffer
May 2 2011

Get Your Dance & Yoga On with Elena Brower for Japan Relief

Our friends, Get Your Dance On and all-star yogi, Elena Brower, are teaming up for another edition of their yoga + dance + philanthropy series here in...

April 27 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

The 5 Keys to Good Health, All Day, Every Day

As a yoga teacher and a doctor I get a lot of questions about health. To be honest I think yoga has taught me way more about being healthy, while...

Robin Berzin, M.D.
April 25 2011

How I Found Yoga

The old saying, "What you need comes to you when you need it..." clearly sums up my coming to yoga and having it become a mainstay in my life. From...

Michelle Barge
April 22 2011

Yoga Teachers Are People Too

Why is a life coach teaching to a room full of yoga teachers? Because yoga teachers are people, just like everyone else. While there's nothing more...

Lauren Handel Zander
April 20 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