11 Articles by Andrea Marcum

Andrea Marcum

9 Mindful Ways To Actually Enjoy Your Holiday Travel

'Twas the flight before Christmas and from early check-in to final approach, you feel your inner Scrooge stirring, in need of a happy holiday coach....

Andrea Marcum
December 22 2014

Finding Grace After Giving Thanks: Mindful Tips For The Holidays

Holy Black Friday it's that time again, already. After you've said Thanksgiving grace, it almost feels like a requirement to bury yourself in...

Andrea Marcum
November 28 2014

A Super Simple Trick To Find Ease Before A Stressful Situation

For those of us who practice yoga, the concept of stopping so that we can start is a familiar one. We climb into child’s pose, a comfortable seated...

Andrea Marcum
November 5 2013

Lessons on Lightness & Joy from Judith Lasater

Judith Hanson Lasater, one of yoga’s pioneering women, took her first yoga class at the local YMCA in 1971 and fell in love. Ten months later, her...

Andrea Marcum
September 16 2012

How I Stumbled into Yoga and Never Looked Back

That period of my life when I first started yoga was a neurotic quest for more, more, more. Nothing was ever enough: no workout, no amount of success,...

Andrea Marcum
August 22 2011

My Yoga Practice Playlist: Andrea Marcum

For the longest time, I didn't use any music at all in my classroom. I found myself shouting like a coach and competing with the vocalists as I tried...

Andrea Marcum
May 13 2011

Ah Yes, the HLs: The Habitually Late

She burst into the room her usual ten minutes late, just as the class had begun their utkatasanas (chair poses). The other students looked like her...

Andrea Marcum
March 10 2011

Brief Modern History of Yoga & Gurus In Unassuming Package

With his very slippery athletic socks and mat that could act as a flotation device, he arrived. It was his wife’s idea -- she did yoga with a group of...

Andrea Marcum
January 19 2011

Unplugging, Feeling, and Reflecting Through Yoga

I set out to count how many times in a day I said “Have a nice day.” By lunchtime I’d lost count. I’d scattered a double digit number of “nice days”...

Andrea Marcum
January 3 2011