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yoga philosophy

Why Meditation Isn't Bliss All The Time

I’ll admit that I’ve certainly had my moments of utter bewilderment at the vulgarization of meditation in mass-marketing.

Paula Watkins, PhD
September 22 2014

How I Reinvented My Yoga Practice

I have wrestled with yoga for many years, making every excuse under the sun salutation for not going to class. The studio is too far from home. I’m...

Katie Manning
September 15 2014

5 Signs You're Getting Better At Yoga & Life

In my private yoga sessions, clients are always wanting to know, "WHEN?"

Meagan McCrary
September 8 2014

5 Things No One Wants To See In A Yoga Class (Funny)

As yoga grows in popularity, there will be some clashes between the advanced practitioner and the newbie. This is a community, after all, and of...

Jenn Kashiwa
September 23 2013

6 Lessons From Yoga That Will Help You Create A Fulfilling Business

A lot of what we learn in yoga can be applied off the mat, including in business.

Nadya Andreeva
August 28 2013

The Problem With The Locavore Movement

Local foods stand up better nutritionally (i.e. the sooner you eat it, the better it is...), and certainly driving food five miles is better than...

Sid Garza-Hillman
August 17 2013

10 Things Everyone Gets Wrong About Yoga (And How To Make It Right For You)

In traveling around the globe and at home at Strala in NYC, I learn so much about people and people's experiences practicing yoga. Mainly we all want...

Tara Stiles
August 7 2013

3 Ways To Keep Yoga PEA-CEY In Schools

In response to the recent lawsuit against Encinitas Union School District in California stating that yoga is religious and violates the First...

Rachel Glowacki
March 17 2013

A Simple Breathing Exercise To Hone Intuition And Nourish Your Third Eye

The nadis are energy channels that run throughout the body — much like our tangible circulatory system — transporting prana (lifeforce) energy to...

Nicole Carlin, M.A.
March 5 2013

5 Ways To Turn A "Bad" Yoga Class Into A Learning Experience

Most yoga practitioners have experienced a “bad” class. Maybe the music doesn’t fit with the flow. Maybe the teacher moves the students into a pose...

Sarah Yurch
March 3 2013

Dear America: Yoga Is Not A Sport

Yoga isn't about reaching a "There." It's not about how to learn to get your heels to touch the ground when you're in Down Dog. It's not about how to...

Dulma Altan
December 30 2012

How To Differentiate Yourself As A Yoga Teacher

If you want to stand out in the crowd that is the yoga industry, how do you do it?

Karen Fabian
December 19 2012

The Diet of a Modern Yogi: 3-Part Checklist

Imagine you just ate sugar, rich dairy, or (GASP!) processed foods before a yoga class. Or how about a large coffee and a muffin before a class with...

Karen Sherwood
November 16 2012