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yoga philosophy

"I'm Not Skinny Enough" & Other Yoga Myths, Debunked

As a yoga teacher I often hear, “I could never do yoga, I can’t touch my toes.”

Suki Eleuterio
October 1 2014

Why Smart Men Do Yoga

Let's begin by identifying an oxymoron: men and yoga!

Eric Paskel
September 30 2014

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

How To Be A Warrior, Not A Worrier

Build strength and confidence into your life with this simple yoga sequence.

Lisa Peters
September 1 2014

26 Tips To Love Your Home Yoga Practice

Creating and sustaining an at-home yoga practice can be empowering, exciting, but sometimes overwhelming — how do I even begin?!

Kate Connell
August 28 2014

How To Choose A Yoga Retreat That's Right For You

Are you thinking about taking your yoga practice to an exciting new and even exotic locale? A yoga retreat can be a great investment, because it’s a...

Jenn Kashiwa
August 15 2014

4 Things That Are Wrong With Yoga Today

Don’t get me wrong, I love yoga. I’ve been practicing yoga for nearly 20 years and teaching for 16. I have seen yoga heal my students' (and my own)...

Cathy Cox
May 4 2014

A Stress-Free Guide To The Core Of Yogic Philosophy

The Yamas and Niyamas are the backbone of Yogic philosophy and a guide to conscious living. Even though these teachings are basically common sense,...

Indra Singh
January 28 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

Before the hair on your neck stands on end, I’ll be crystal clear. Getting food from close by is awesome. Local foods stand up better nutritionally...

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

How Do You Find Time For Yoga Every Day?

Last week, one of my students approached me after class, distraught because he hadn’t been able to do yoga for two days. As a busy father with a...

Ally Ford
June 19 2013

Yogis Can Drink Wine, Too

Do you know how many times I've been at a bar or a party, told someone I’m a yoga instructor, and then that person looked at my wine glass, aghast,...

Brigitte Meinders
June 18 2013

The Neutral Mind: What It Is And How To Cultivate It

We constantly evaluate our world throughout our day. We have to; it’s part of human nature and it’s survival. However, too often evaluation becomes...

Catie Joyce
March 20 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