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6 Ways to Kickstart Your Self-Practice

Attending class at your favorite yoga studio can be very rewarding. It might be just what you needed to clear your head after a long day. But obtaining a solid

Breaking Boundaries to Teach Online

Times have changed, and teaching yoga has changed too. Not that long ago, we connected with our students in person and online yoga was something that other people did. Not

20-30 Minute Yoga Routines for: Stress Relief & Better Sleep

Anxiety is the body’s response to stress. 77% of people suffer from stress and of those 73% will become even deeper rooted psychological disorders. Anxiety, depression and disease are all

Yoga is for every body and everybody

“Yoga is for every body and everybody,” my teacher Ali Cramer says to our packed and attentive yoga class in New York City.” I look around the room and see so

What Ignites the Spark of Transformation in Yoga?

What ignites the spark of transformation in yoga? The simple answer is philosophy.   The transformative effects of yoga are nearly impossible to describe because they are entirely subjective. Each

Learn to Headstand: 9 Tips to Practice at Home

There is something indescribably intimidating about headstands. For some, it happens naturally, but for others, it may take up to 12 months of practice, while learning to fall and recover

10 Simple Yoga Practices for Beginners

Yoga has become incredibly popular in recent years. Its popularity is due in part to flexibility. It’s very flexible! Yoga can be done just about anywhere by almost anyone. People

The Strength to Surrender: Compassionate Backbends

Life has a compressive quality. We are all subject to the downward pull of gravity, and at this busy time of year often find ourselves carrying the weight of stress

BURN AND BREATHE YOUR WAY TO BETTER HEALTH

When you ask someone how they’re doing, do you ever hear, “I’m great, life is so balanced and calm and stress free”? Or, when you’re sitting in traffic, late for

Practice Compassion On the Mat

A yogic life is centered around showing compassion for all things. As your practice grows and develops, you’ll find that it pushes out ego and insecurities, opening the door to