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Free Yoga App for International Day of Yoga!

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

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

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

SOULLOOP

As yogis, we know how powerful self-awareness is to our yoga journey andour life off the mat. As a mid-40s professional, I felt pretty self-aware and securein what I want

New Research & Safe Yoga Practice

Recently, a large-scale comprehensive   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

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.

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

The “Right” Yoga

Yoga is NOT one thing, but everyone has their intention for doing yoga…

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

10 Step Yoga Nidra: Curing the Sleep Crisis

When you think of a crisis, getting enough sleep is probably not the first issue that comes to mind. According to Reader’s Digest, sleep deprivation now rivals obesity and smoking