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Why You Should Practice Breathing Through Your Nose (And Not Your Mouth)

We all remember Mom telling us to chew our food slowly. Why? Because it promotes proper digestion by allowing the digestive enzymes in the saliva to...

Reid Winick, DDS
May 6 2015

Kundalini Yoga: Why It Has The Power To Heal + Isn't As Weird As You May Think

Picture yourself in stress or pain, and a healer sits next to you, lightly touching your arm. Then suddenly, that sinister energy just shifts in your...

Eilish Bouchier
April 27 2015

10 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About Little People

I realized there are a lot of things average-sized people don’t know about little people — things all those reality shows and slapstick comedies can't...

Danielle Beaupré
April 24 2015

5 Kid-Friendly Yoga Poses To Help Your Child Avoid A Meltdown

Maybe it’s a refusal to put on a hat, maybe it’s wanting to get out of the car, or not get out of the car — whatever the trigger (and it can be...

Mariam Gates
April 19 2015

5 Simple Sanskrit Words To Live By

Whatever your practices or beliefs may be, we all need reminders to help you lead a good life. Sanskrit is a language of vibration, meaning the energy...

Gabrielle Harris
April 17 2015

5 Reasons To Try Rope Wall Yoga

Yoga Kurunta is a series of Iyengar style asanas practiced with aid of ropes on a wall, translating to mean puppet or doll made of wood. The student...

Melva Max
April 16 2015

5 Prenatal Yoga Moves Every Mama-To-Be Should Try

And next to walking, yoga is the next best thing for a mother-to-be.

Hope Zvara
April 15 2015

Want To Teach Yoga? Here's How To Build A Standout Resume

Before taking the leap into the apparel industry and starting my own company, I worked at a big name yoga company for eight years. Part of my job was...

Lisa Greenblatt Binderow
April 14 2015

A Lower Back Yoga Sequence From A Former NFL Linebacker

When Keith Mitchell, the former NFL linebacker turned yogi stopped by Yoga Shanti in Manhattan recently, he showed us a few moves (featured below) to...

Andrea Rice
April 3 2015

DIY: Make Your Own Yoga Mat Carrying Strap

Love getting your yoga on? Then you could probably use this easy-to-make carrying strap!

Brit Morin
March 31 2015

5 Couples Yoga Poses To Strengthen Your Relationship

The basic definition of yoga is yoke or union — the work of uniting your mind, body and spirit.

Sarah Barnes
March 30 2015

A Yoga Sequence To Open Your Heart & Stretch Your Back

When you open up the back of the heart and across the chest, you create space for the heart, which is both valuable and liberating!

Rachel Brathen
March 28 2015

How Yoga Gave Me The Strength To Come Out

In retrospect, I had no idea that "gay" would follow "Namaste."

Sarah Smith
March 25 2015

A Yoga Sequence To Spring Clean Your Mind & Body

When we think of spring, words like fresh, new and clean come to mind. As we rid our closets of old clothes and unnecessary items, we also should be...

Danielle Cuccio
March 21 2015

A Yoga Sequence To Harness Your Potential & Activate Your Sacral Chakra

With today being a super-charged astrological day coming from all directions, why not incorporate a yoga sequence into your daily routine that mirrors...

Tiffany Maloney
March 20 2015

8 Ways Yoga Helps Mature Adults Age More Gracefully

One of the most beautiful things about yoga is that it is truly for everybody. With limitless styles and approaches, anyone committed to...

Hope Knosher
March 15 2015

5 Ways Yin Yoga Will Transform Your Life

"The quieter you become the more you can hear." -Ram Dass

Leslie Saglio
March 11 2015