44 Articles by Andrea Rice

Andrea Rice

Meet The Champion Boxer Who Loves Yoga & Meditation

When boxer Chris Algieri entered the Light Welterweight division of professional boxing in 2008, he rose to the world stage quickly, fighting some of...

Andrea Rice
August 19 2015

A Guide To Open Your Heart Chakra & Invite Love Into Your Life (Infographic)

Part four of mindbodygreen's Chakra Series dives into the heart, the center of the seven chakras and perhaps the one to which even the biggest skeptic...

Andrea Rice
July 28 2015

12 Rockstar Yogis Who Are Leading The Body-Positive Movement

Women have historically borne the brunt of body shaming by mass media, but the topic of body image is actually universal; encompassing all shapes and...

Andrea Rice
July 15 2015

7 Mudras To Unlock Your 7 Chakras

Mudra is an ancient Sanskrit term meaning, "gesture." We use mudras in yoga to cultivate a greater sense of awareness to certain energetic fields...

Andrea Rice
July 8 2015

7 Tips To Practice Extended Side Angle Pose (Infographic)

Unlike crazy arm balances and inversions, Extended Side Angle (Utthita Parsvakonasana) is actually harder than it looks.

Andrea Rice
July 6 2015

A Guide To The Third Chakra, The Key To Your Purpose (Infographic)

In part three of our Chakra Series, we're focusing on the Solar Plexus Chakra, the key to unlocking your true purpose. Located just above the navel,...

Andrea Rice
July 3 2015

21 Badass Yogis Around The World (Happy International Day Of Yoga!)

There's a lot to celebrate today. It's the longest day of the year, it's Father's Day, and it's the inaugural International Day of Yoga.

Andrea Rice
June 21 2015

NYC Is About To Make History With A Mass Meditation In Central Park

On June 20, the city that never sleeps is about to get quiet — and I mean really quiet. For the first time ever in the five boroughs, thousands of New...

Andrea Rice
June 19 2015

7 Breathing Exercises To Help You Reduce Stress (Infographic)

Whether you're a yogi or not, chances are you're probably active in some way. But if you still find yourself stressed out despite your exercise...

Andrea Rice
June 9 2015

11 Yoga Poses To Harness The Power Of The Full Moon

­The full moon is a time to release what no longer serves us, inviting an expansion of our minds and bodies. During the cycle of the moon each month,...

Andrea Rice
June 2 2015

A Guide To Balancing The Sacral Chakra, Your Center For Creativity (Infographic)

In part two of our Chakra Series, "Your Guide To The Sacral Chakra" breaks down everything you need to know about this powerful, creative center of...

Andrea Rice
May 2 2015

Balance Your 7 Chakras With These Yoga Poses & Mantras (Infographic)

It's no surprise that with the increasing popularity of yoga in Western culture, that chakras have also come to the forefront as more of a buzzword...

Andrea Rice
April 19 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

Your Guide To The Root Chakra (Infographic)

With an abundance of chakra-related information at our fingertips, it can be overwhelming to try to make sense of it all. So we'd like to make it fun...

Andrea Rice
March 30 2015

How To Master Warrior II (Infographic)

When Keith Mitchell, the former NFL linebacker turned yoga teacher stopped by Yoga Shanti in Manhattan recently, he demonstrated his favorite pose for...

Andrea Rice
March 19 2015

This Is Your Brain On Meditation (Video)

In addition to myriad health benefits, meditation also changes the shape and size of the gray matter in our brain. With a regular practice, the areas...

Andrea Rice
March 3 2015

Get To Know Jaysea DeVoe, America's Youngest Yoga Teacher

By now we're all familiar with the many benefits of yoga for kids. But for 13-year-old Jaysea DeVoe from Encinitas, Calif., it wasn't long before her...

Andrea Rice
January 31 2015

8 Yoga Poses To Develop Strong Chaturanga Arms

Ah, Chaturanga Dandasana ... as one the most challenging movements in yoga, it's also one that's notoriously performed incorrectly most often. So why...

Andrea Rice
January 17 2015

15 Trends In Yoga & Meditation To Try In 2015

The new year is a fine time to try new things — even in the realm of yoga. If you want to enhance your usual practice or invite more spirituality into...

Andrea Rice
December 27 2014

Our Favorite Grounding Yoga Poses For The Holidays

Have you ever felt so wound up by the chaos of the holidays that by the time you're exchanging gifts and feasting with family, you're just ready for...

Andrea Rice
December 22 2014