8 Articles by Angelica Olstad

Angelica Olstad

5 Truths I Learned About Sex In My 20s

A little while ago I had the surprising realization that as of now, I have been sex free for 2014. This is the result of a journey I started since...

Angelica Olstad
April 8 2014

Really, Yoga's Not About Touching Your Toes

When most people learn that I teach yoga, the most common response I hear is, “I can’t do yoga, I can’t even touch my toes, I’m just not made for it.”...

Angelica Olstad
September 30 2013

Why Live Music Can Deepen Your Yoga Practice

As a musician, I've always been fascinated with the similarities of mind-body connection between practicing yoga and playing an instrument. I first...

Angelica Olstad
May 14 2013

10 Practical Tips To Avoid Getting Sick This Year

NYC living can be pretty tough in the winter. As a teacher who works hands on with people on a regular basis I get exposed to a lot of germs. Last...

Angelica Olstad
February 6 2013

How To Network Without Ditching Your Yoga-ness

A persuasive friend recently convinced me to accompany her to a meet-up, where a group of professionals were gathering for a fun and relaxing evening....

Angelica Olstad
January 10 2013

5 Ways to Meditate on the Subway (Or During Your Commute)

I’ve spent a lot of time on New York City's subway system both in a 9 to 5 job and as a freelancer. To put it simply: I’ve seen a lot.

Angelica Olstad
November 30 2012

How to Meditate Even If You Don't Have Time

We all know about the benefits of meditation, but how much of us actually do it? In this society we are rewarded for being overachieving Type A...

Angelica Olstad
October 13 2012

5 Tips for Creating the Perfect Yoga Playlist

As a musician and a DJ I am particularly mindful of the music played in a yoga class. If done well, music can be a vehicle for achieving an inspiring...

Angelica Olstad
March 15 2012