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Yoga, the Crown Jewel of India: Threads of Connection, Part 1

Carol A. Stall

Yoga

When people ask me whether I've been to India, I always answer, "Not in this lifetime." That is not a lame attempt at humor but comes from inner knowing that my connection with India was there before I was born. I see Yoga as India's crown jewel and her greatest gift to the world.

My...

The Beauty in Stepping Off the Mat

Noel Crane

Life, Mindfulness, Wellness, Yoga

     We’ve all been there. Sitting on our mats in an open room surrounded by yogis with jars of green goodness, lotus tattoos, and exuding inner peace. They stinkin’ glow with the “inner light” we’ve been trying to harness for years by juicing, sweating, and pushing ourselves...

4 Reasons Why Teaching Yoga Is Slowly Killing You

Natalie Cummings

Mindfulness

You have it all figured out, the asana alignment is impeccable, Ujjayi breathe is internally audible and is not disruptive to others. Your poise during even the most trying situations in your yoga classes from snoring to gassiness are addressed with a balance of ease and discreetness. You can...

Tips for Surviving the Holidays

Mallory Trumpfheller, RYT200

Food, Life, Meditation, Mindfulness, Wellness, Yoga

The holidays are supposed to be filled with joy and celebration, right? But so often it can be tough to get in the spirit as you juggle a mile-long To-Do List and a full activity calendar, all while fighting the threat of getting sick. Here are 6 things you can do to help you...

Yoga and Ethics

Chidanandi Sheri Cherokee

Yoga

Yoga and Ethics Through the practice of Yoga we can tap into our highest human potential, which gives us the ability to transcend our human condition of pleasure and pain. If we don’t have a genuine longing for self-transformation we will not have genuine Yoga. Yoga is about purifying ourselves...

Is there Magic in Yoga?

Ellen de Jonge

Yoga

They had to drag me to my first yoga class. I always thought yoga was not for me. I was not ready to sit on a mat and talk with something higher than myself. I am a sports person and not a dreamy softy. That was my idea of yoga. I was so wrong. Right after my first class I felt like a load had...

Why Retreat? Who Needs a Retreat? When to Retreat

Kathryn Templeton

Meditation, Mindfulness, Wellness, Yoga

Why Retreat? Who needs to retreat? When to retreat?
One word~ HEALTH... physical, mental, emotional, intellectual and beyond!

Yes, because when you take the time to care for yourself you rebuild your health and well being. We generally do not slow down and care for ourselves in a...

Yoga and Breast Cancer

Susan Reeves

Yoga

Recent clinical research shows promising proof that practicing yoga can have beneficial effects for those going through cancer treatment and for survivors of cancer. In a lecture about this topic, Dr. Lorenzo Cohen, PhD, Director of Integrative Medicine Program at MD Anderson, shared some of his...

The Only Real Yoga

Alex Hamby

Life, Mindfulness, Wellness, Yoga

I'm holding a grudge. That's bad for a yoga teacher, right? But I can't seem to help myself as I walk through a class of women (and a lone, older gentleman) moving and sweating in time with the fast beat and thrumming base playing during their nightly Zumba class. Each of their faces look bright...

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