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Victoria's Secret Supermodel Secret to Stress : PB&J + Yoga

There's been a bit of controversy surrounding some of the Victoria's Secret supermodels after Adriana Lima described some of the diet methods that...

November 14 2011

Helping Parents Connect to their Children Through Yoga

As a parent of two young children and a yoga instructor my goal is to bring yoga to as many people as I can. I want to live it, love it and teach it...

Erica Rowland
October 31 2011

Pratyahara - 5th Limb of Yoga

Classical yoga under Patanjali has 8 different "limbs" of yoga. The first "limb" is the Yamas or social contracts. The second "limb" are the Niyamas...

Fergus Higgins
October 17 2011

What Does Doing Yoga Really Mean, Anyway?

I've had an inner ear infection for weeks now, which means I can't do yoga... Well, physical yoga: which is what most of us mean when we say 'yoga'...

Nadine Fawell
October 17 2011

Take My Breath Away

I believe that one of the most generous offerings a yoga teacher can make during class is to remind everyone to breathe...don’t forget to breathe. It...

Jennifer Jarrett
October 13 2011

3 Ayurveda Tips to Settle in for Autumn

Picture it: you sit on your mat, intent to get through your yoga practice, and before you get to your first downward dog, you're off -- chasing the...

Lisa Munger
October 12 2011

Pranayama - 4th Limb of Yoga

Classical yoga under Patanjali has 8 different "limbs" of yoga. The first "limb" is the Yamas or social contracts. The second "limb" are the Niyamas...

Fergus Higgins
October 4 2011

3 Ways to Prepare for a Yoga Retreat

So you've made the decision to go on a yoga retreat -- good for you! I imagine it's anywhere from two weeks away to twelve months away, so what can...

Silvia Mordini
September 30 2011

Starting a Self-Practice

They day I started a home yoga practice, also known as 'Self Practice' is the day I had to. No other reason. And that day may be today for you,...

Lauren Imparato
September 28 2011

Your Yoga Mat: A Place of Safety

People come to yoga for so many reasons. For me, it was the only form of exercise that didn't make me feel like eating another chocolate instead. I...

Nadine Fawell
September 20 2011

The 5 Niyamas of Yoga

Classical yoga under Patanjali has 8 different "limbs" of yoga! The first "limb" is the Yamas or social contracts. The second "limb" are the Niyamas...

Fergus Higgins
September 13 2011

Radiant Resonances: The Poetry of Vinyasa Yoga

Vinyasa yoga lends itself to wide classification. Commonly (mis)translated as "moving with the breath," it generally denotes a flowing, dynamic...

Margrét Ann Crone
September 2 2011

Journey Through Yoga Guilt

"Practice and all is coming." This is one of my all time favorite quotes in yoga. The famous words of Sri K. Pattabhi Jois.

Erin Lewis
September 1 2011

A Is for Aversion!

Quick recap: We are all connected! To each other biologically, to the earth chemically and to the rest of the universe atomically. However, if we are...

Fergus Higgins
August 12 2011

Radiant Resonances: The Yoga Starts Here

I can't tell you exactly when it occurred. My shift, I mean. My transition from being someone who does yoga to being someone who believes yoga,...

Margrét Ann Crone
August 5 2011

"P" Is for Pride!

Quick recap. We are all connected! To each other biologically, to the earth chemically and to the rest of the universe atomically. However, if we are...

Fergus Higgins
July 29 2011

Take a Deep Breath: Pranayama For Teens

I remember reading an article as a teen about "learning how to breathe." At the time I didn't get it... wasn't I already breathing? Weren't we all?...

Sarah Herrington
July 26 2011

"I" Is for Ignorance!

Classic yoga breaks the Universe into two parts: Matter and Spirit. Matter is made up of the 3 "gunas": sattva, rajas and tamas. Sattva is the place...

Fergus Higgins
July 21 2011

Q & A with Ayurveda Expert Dr. Vasant Lad

Dr. Vasant Lad, M.A.Sc., is one of the world's foremost experts in Ayurveda. He holds a Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine & Surgery (B.A.M.S.), a Master...

Nadya Andreeva
July 15 2011

Eat Breathe Focus

My yoga class this morning opened with a thoughtful proposal from the instructor, a suggestion to devote today's practice to our teachers. These...

Elizabeth Borelli
July 13 2011