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yoga philosophy

8 Ways Yoga Makes You Better At Life

I recommend yoga to my clients alongside therapy, because it gives them an opportunity to practice the skills we talk about in session. Yoga is a...

Megan Bruneau, M.A.
November 15 2014

What Tantra Can Teach You About Embracing Challenges

Do you ever feel like you're not a good enough yogi — that you don't spend enough time meditating and doing asana? Me too.

Lindsey Lewis
November 12 2014

Has Yoga Lost Its Original Meaning?

In the 15 years I've taught yoga, I've begun to contemplate the most fundamental of questions: "What IS Yoga?"

Amy Lombardo
November 10 2014

7 Common Excuses For Not Practicing Yoga

As a yoga teacher I hear many excuses from others who think they cannot do yoga. I used to have a few myself. But it wasn't until I finally made it to...

Hope Knosher
November 4 2014

How To Stop Taking Yoga So Seriously

Walk into any yoga studio, and people are warming up long before the actual warm-up begins, while others frantically send out one last email on their...

Autumn Bolin McKelvey
October 18 2014

8 Reasons Why A School Teacher Wants Your Kids To Do Yoga

Picture this: You put in a full day at work, dealing with office politics and trying to do your best. When the workday is over, you rush to a group...

Mary Mcguire
October 16 2014

How To Eat Like A Yogi (Even If You Don't Do Yoga)

To take our yoga practice "off the mat," as our teachers often advise us to do, we ought to consider how to go about bringing a mindful approach to...

Kristin Ritter
October 15 2014

Stressed Out? Try This Ancient Breathing Exercise

Whether you commute to your job, work in your pajamas or are bombarded by seemingly endless domestic responsibilities — EVERYONE is affected by stress...

Johann Helf
October 15 2014

How To Get Your Baby To Sleep Through The Night

Editor's Note: Always follow the guidance of your pediatrician first, especially when birth weight and feeding regimen are concerned. An infant is...

Karan Bajaj
October 14 2014

How To Take Better Care Of Yourself, No Matter How Busy You Are

We all need to remind ourselves the importance of practicing self-care. There are many rituals that provide us with the grounding tools we'll need...

Lauren Eckstrom
October 13 2014

John Friend Opens Up About The Sex Scandal That Shook The Yoga World

Whether you’re a yogi or not, you’re probably no stranger to the name John Friend. But after the great Anusaragate of 2012, amid rumors of financial...

Andrea Rice
October 11 2014

10 Lessons I’ve Learned In My First Year As A Yoga Teacher

My first year of yoga brought fearful, awkward, and funny moments— here's what I learned.

Jenna Longoria
October 9 2014

5 Things You Should Never Say To Your Yoga Teacher

I’ve been practicing yoga since a time when the only classes available were through my local community center. The teacher was an eccentric,...

Autumn Bolin McKelvey
October 5 2014

Is Social Media Killing Yoga?

As a yoga teacher, I always hear the phrases, “I wish I could do yoga" or, “Oh, wow! Look at that picture, I wish I could do that but Iʼm not flexible...

Elizabeth Brumfield
October 3 2014