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8 Things You CAN Do To Get More from Your Yoga Practice

Recently I’ve noticed an uptick in articles and blogs listing the cardinal sins committed during yoga practice and assorted tips surrounding what not to do in classes if you hope

Back to Basics: Breath is the New Black

  Lately I’ve been fascinated by the human brain’s proclivity for being seduced. Yoga students are seduced by the fancy (and perhaps erroneously labeled ‘advanced’) yoga poses. University students are

Yoga: Which Style Best Meets Your Needs?

Do you practice yoga (or want to practice) and find yourself confused by the seemingly countless styles? If so keep reading to understand the most common styles of yoga and the philosophies of each.

New Research & Safe Yoga Practice

Recently, a large-scale comprehensive research of yoga injuries was completed at The University of Alabama at Birmingham. A database provided by National Electronic Injury Surveillance System (NEISS) included almost 30,000 records of

The Accidental Yogi (and How I Turned into a Purposeful Yoga Practioner)

It’s never too late! Learn how this accidental yogi found her path somewhat later in life and now shares it with the world one person at a time.

3 Ancient Yoga Practices to Motivate You Today

Motivation has been around for centuries. See how these ancient yoga concepts can help keep you on track today and everyday!

How Much Yoga Is Enough?

Most yoga classes are an hour and a half. Some are an hour and fifteen. You can take a lunch time class for an hour. I remember a studio I

Free Yoga App for International Day of Yoga!

In celebration of International Day of Yoga and the summer solstice on June 21, Gaiam is offering its popular 5-star Yoga Studio App for FREE (usually $3.99) from June 19-21

Yoga Poses to Help Prevent Running Injuries

Yoga helps to prevent injuries by addressing the muscular imbalances created by running and increasing both strength and flexibility. Find out which poses are the best for runners!

8 Yoga Poses to Enliven Your Hands and Your Practice

Knowing Your Body Like the Back of Your Hand Can Begin with Your Fingers The Practice: The feet often get a lot of attention in yoga class. You may be