13 Articles by Mandy Burstein

Mandy Burstein

5 Things I Learned About Love From A 60th Wedding Anniversary

I recently had the privilege of attending my grandparents’ 60th wedding anniversary. Relatives, friends and colleagues spanning six decades all...

Mandy Burstein
February 14 2014

10 Inspiring Quotes I Heard While Practicing Yoga

Lately in the yoga community, there's been a lot of talk about "what a yoga teacher should never say in class." While it's absolutely important to...

Mandy Burstein
January 1 2014

How To Be Happy When You Don't Have Everything You Want

We live in a world that prioritizes driving a fancy car, going out to expensive dinners and filling your house with stuff. But one thing I've realized...

Mandy Burstein
September 3 2013

Are You Giving Yourself Away For Free?

All my life, I've lived with a heart wide open. Loving, giving, beating, always for sake of others. Living this way caused me lots of joy, but also...

Mandy Burstein
May 24 2013

Zen and the Art of Being a Freelance Yoga Teacher

I am an organizer at heart. I come from a long line of women who like things to be polished, perfected and professional, which served me well in my...

Mandy Burstein
December 10 2012

Why Yoga on Your Wedding Day Is a Must

Weddings are all about connecting. First and foremost, with your future spouse, but also with your friends, family, co-workers, neighbors and random...

Mandy Burstein
August 8 2012

Kat Fowler on Yoga, the Matrix & Your Inner Guru

From the hustle and bustle of New York City to the solitude and serenity of the beach, this yoga teacher’s everyday life is a full expression of the...

Mandy Burstein
July 10 2012

Rachel Brathen on Following Your Bliss

At only 23-years-old, Rachel Brathen has created quite the beautiful life for herself. Leaving her native Sweden in search of escape and adventure,...

Mandy Burstein
June 19 2012

15 Confidence-Boosting Quotes!

It’s no secret that there is a serious lack of self-confidence all around us. Blame it on the media, high divorce rates, unloving homes or excessive...

Mandy Burstein
June 15 2012

The Truth About Salt: 5 Tips to Create a Low-Sodium Lifestyle

Benicar, Cozaar, Diovan: Sitting in our physician’s sterile office, we were told to pick our poison. At only 32-years-old, my otherwise healthy surfer...

Mandy Burstein
June 8 2012

5 Yoga Poses to Help You Through a Break-Up

As a yoga instructor, I am constantly trying to figure out how to best help my students liberate themselves from toxic energies and negative emotions....

Mandy Burstein
May 17 2012

13 Yummy Green Juice & Smoothie Recipes

Here in southern California where the sun shines bright and healthy living is always on the mind, the “liquid meal” trend has totally captivated our...

Mandy Burstein
April 20 2012