Yoga

Top Chair Yoga Poses for Strength with Sadie Nardini

Top Chair Yoga Poses for Strength with Sadie Nardini

Top Chair Yoga Poses for Strength (via Milford Beacon) Here’s some good news: Building strength doesn’t require a trip to the gym–or even a trip down to the floor. Instead, get strong and flexible with these five easy-to-learn yoga poses that can be done with just a chair. But don’t be fooled by their simplicity: […]

Handstand From Utkatasana | Kino MacGregor | Ashtanga Yoga

Handstand From Utkatasana | Kino MacGregor | Ashtanga Yoga

Ashtanga Yoga: Handstand From Chair Pose or Utkatasana (via NewsLook) Video News by NewsLook Ashtanga Yoga Instructor Kino MacGregor shows you how to work on lifting up into a floating arm balance from Utkatasana and discusses the correct flow of this posture in the Ashtanga Yoga Primary Series.

Changing The Flow | Chris Courtney

Changing The Flow | Chris Courtney

Its hard not to notice the daily influence of the broader society on yoga in this country.  We see it in the slick ads, the beautiful yoga clothes, and the way we carry ourselves in the studio and amongst fellow teachers and practitioners. Of course part of the way we carry ourselves in the studio […]

The Light of the Guru | Soham Bose

The Light of the Guru | Soham Bose

Once a shepherd found a lion cub in the jungle. He brought it home. The cub grew up among the sheep. He started eating grass and bleating like a sheep. One day the sheep were grazing on the meadows near the jungle. It so happened that a lion saw the flock and noticed the cub […]

Leslie Kaminoff | Anatomy: The Alchemy of Habits | Turning Muscle Into Connective Tissue

Leslie Kaminoff | Anatomy: The Alchemy of Habits | Turning Muscle Into Connective Tissue

Leslie Kaminoff, author of the #1 best-selling yoga book “Yoga Anatomy,” has been bringing the study of anatomy to life for over 25 years. Kaminoff’s acclaimed Yoga Anatomy Course, previously available only at his studio, The Breathing Project in NYC, has helped teachers and practitioners from yoga, dance, pilates, and somatic therapy backgrounds improve their […]

Events

2014 California Spirit Festival | March 29 – 30, 2014 | Sacramento, CA

2014 California Spirit Festival | March 29 – 30, 2014 | Sacramento, CA

Mark your calendars for March 29 -30, 2014 and come celebrate community and connection at the 2014 California Spirit Festival! This inspirational, community-based yoga and music gathering will be held at the beautiful, historic Masonic Temple in downtown Sacramento, CA and features an amazing and diverse line up of yoga teachers, musicians, dancers, and workshops. […]

Yoga: The Art of Transformation | Opening Feb. 21, 2014 | Asian Art Museum SF

Yoga: The Art of Transformation | Opening Feb. 21, 2014 | Asian Art Museum SF

On Feb. 21, 2014, the Asian Art Museum presents Yoga: The Art of Transformation, the first major art exhibition to explore yoga and its historical transformation over the past 2,500 years through more than 130 rare and compelling artworks. All over the world, millions of people practice yoga to find spiritual insight and improved health. […]

Wanderlust Kicks Off 2014 with Wanderlust Oahu | Turtle Bay Resort, Oahu, HI | Feb. 27 – March 2, 2014

Wanderlust Kicks Off 2014 with Wanderlust Oahu | Turtle Bay Resort, Oahu, HI | Feb. 27 – March 2, 2014

Wanderlust Festival announced today one of its first dates for 2014—the second annual Wanderlust O’ahu at the breathtaking Turtle Bay Resort February 27 – March 2. After a successful debut in 2013, Wanderlust O’ahu will return to the island’s legendary North Shore, saying aloha to yogis from around the globe as they experience a four-day […]

Symbiosis 2013 SG13 | Woodward Resevoir, Oakdale, CA | Sept. 19 – 23, 2013

Symbiosis 2013 SG13 | Woodward Resevoir, Oakdale, CA | Sept. 19 – 23, 2013

Symbiosis 2013 (SG13) is right just a few weeks away and there are still tickets available for this one of a kind gathering. Taking place the weekend of the Autumnal Equinox, it’s a gathering of music, movement art and love. You are going to love the new incredible lakeside location this year where you can […]

Where Will Wanderlust Take You? | Wanderlust California, It’s On! | Tickets Are Still Available! July 18 – 21, 2013 | Squaw Valley, USA

Where Will Wanderlust Take You? | Wanderlust California, It’s On! | Tickets Are Still Available! July 18 – 21, 2013 | Squaw Valley, USA

Tickets are still available for Wanderlust California. Wanderlust has exploded into the “go to” event of yoga festivals throughout the world, and 5 years ago, it all began at Squaw Valley. This upcoming weekend, it returns. Join us, and thousands of yogis, teachers, and performers, as we gather in community and practice together. You just […]

Music | Kirtan | Chanting

2014 California Spirit Festival | March 29 – 30, 2014 | Sacramento, CA

2014 California Spirit Festival | March 29 – 30, 2014 | Sacramento, CA

Mark your calendars for March 29 -30, 2014 and come celebrate community and connection at the 2014 California Spirit Festival! This inspirational, community-based yoga and music gathering will be held at the beautiful, historic Masonic Temple in downtown Sacramento, CA and features an amazing and diverse line up of yoga teachers, musicians, dancers, and workshops. […]

MC Yogi’s New Video AUM

MC Yogi’s New Video AUM

A.U.M. by MC Yogi from the upcoming album Mantras, Beats and Meditations.Co-produced by MC Yogi and Robin Livingston. Beats by Jomial Allen-Jones. Video edited by Amanda Giacomini and Michael Rosen of Samplistic Media. Filmed by Jamie Ginsberg, Eric Tabora, Billie Buntun, C3 Presents, and Jaybird Productions. Special thanks to Sounds True, Jeff Krasno and Wanderlust […]

Inspired Reflections~Lightning in a Bottle 2012

Inspired Reflections~Lightning in a Bottle 2012

Tis the season for festival going. We’re so blessed to be living in advanced times of enlightenment and awakening, where gatherings like Lightning in a Bottle are blossoming all over the globe. Lightning first struck initially in 2000, where a small  group of like minded people with a love of good music and the outdoors […]

Interview With MC Yogi | The Making Of Pilgrimage

Interview With MC Yogi | The Making Of Pilgrimage

We had the pleasure of sitting down with MC Yogi to discuss his personal journey and the making of Pilgrimage. The original interview was almost an hour long, so we did a lot of editing and we are pleased to announce we will have some more videos coming out with MC Yogi on all kinds […]

Purchase Samaya | Help Musical Pioneer Cheb i Sabbah Beat Cancer

Purchase Samaya | Help Musical Pioneer Cheb i Sabbah Beat Cancer

Musical pioneer Cheb i Sabbah was last year diagnosed with stage 4 stomach cancer. He was advised that the cancer was spreading to his liver and left lung and that time were not on his side. Like many Americans, Chebiji – as he is affectionately known does not have health insurance. Due to his weak […]

Culture

The Dark Spaces of Time | By Lisa Eastman

The Dark Spaces of Time | By Lisa Eastman

In the work of letting go, it is important to take responsibility for what we create. Responsibility meaning the ability to respond, not take the blame. Be kind to yourself through the journey because most of us already took the blame long ago, and spurred a story that sabotaged you along the way. When the […]

Yoga and Art | Jessica Albee | Artist and Yogini | Mystic-Truths-Art.com

Yoga and Art | Jessica Albee | Artist and Yogini | Mystic-Truths-Art.com

What is art but reflections on our lives and how we perceive the world? “Yoga Tree” is an ongoing body of work that serves to express reconnection to the universe through the aliment found in yoga practice. In pose, we realign the body, mind and spirit with all that is divine. We ground ourselves to […]

Yoga For Lifers | By Dearbhla Kelly | durgayoga.com

Yoga For Lifers | By Dearbhla Kelly | durgayoga.com

Last December I visited a state prison in Northern California (Deuel Vocational Institute) and not only had the opportunity to teach yoga to inmates, but also to talk with them afterwards about their yoga practices. It was an incredibly profound and humbling experience, they were articulate, eloquent and astute. In terms of their depth of […]

Happiness Is A Choice | Ira Israel

Happiness Is A Choice | Ira Israel

“It is not true that money can’t buy happiness. It can, that’s the good news. The bad news is that it’s someone else’s happiness.” Nick Hornby Spoiler alert: the last line, the summation of my new experiential documentary “Mindfulness for Urban Depression” is an ebullient “Happiness is a choice!” For those who have seen the […]

How I Discovered That I’m Basically a Yoga Nidra Master | Joslyn Hamilton

How I Discovered That I’m Basically a Yoga Nidra Master | Joslyn Hamilton

I was doing some research for one of my clients the other day when I came across the term Yoga Nidra. I’ve been doing yoga for a long time and used to teach as well. I’m also a copywriter with a specific focus on wellness clients and the co-founder of Recovering Yogi, so I’ve written […]

Lifestyle

My Yoga Online To Offer 1000 Free Yoga Classes on Mother’s Day May 12, 2013

My Yoga Online To Offer 1000 Free Yoga Classes on Mother’s Day May 12, 2013

My Yoga Online unites body, mind and web this May by unlocking 1,000 free online classes to the global yoga community (via PR Newswire) Top online studio unlocks its website initiating a world-wide, collective “OM” VANCOUVER, April 15, 2013 /CNW/ – My Yoga Online, the world’s largest online yoga video company, is unlocking its entire […]

Bring a Yogic Attitude to your Work and Find Satisfaction in your Job

Bring a Yogic Attitude to your Work and Find Satisfaction in your Job

Bring a Yogic Attitude to your Work and Find Satisfaction in your Job (via Sydney Corporate Yoga) In her 30s, my neighbor Gretchen staked her life on the mantra, “Do what you love and the money will follow.” She left a corporate job to try making her living as a writer, something that felt more […]

Feeding Children A Vegan Diet Is Growing In Popularity

Feeding Children A Vegan Diet Is Growing In Popularity

Feeding children a vegan diet is growing in popularity (via The Daily News) BALTIMORE — Eleven-year-old Tyler Parker-Rollins says being vegan isn’t always easy. But he says it’s also “fun” and that he plans to be one “forever.” His 9-year-old brother, Will, loved it when his friends tried vegan pizza at his birthday party and “they […]

Yoga: Experiencing The Infinite One | Marc Titus

Yoga: Experiencing The Infinite One | Marc Titus

Before it even happened, I cried.  Looking back, I see that some part of me knew what was about to happen and yet at the time, I just rode the current.  I cried; years of repressed something left me that night and I came into an even deeper presence and awareness than ever before.  I […]

Yoga: What I Learned From Hanumanasana Girl | Candice Garrett

Yoga: What I Learned From Hanumanasana Girl | Candice Garrett

When the girl next to me rolled out her mat and immediately began warming up with hanumanasana (the splits) I admit, I rolled my eyes and thought “Great, it’s going to be that kind of yoga class.” You know the kind, where the studio has mirrors on the wall and all the skinniest and best […]

Essentials

Alo Clothing | The Core Pant | Get It Today!

Alo Clothing | The Core Pant | Get It Today!

The Alo Core Pant is a high-performance women’s pant designed to provide superior fit, comfort and flexibility during your workout. Transitions easily from the yoga studio to the street and features contrast detailing at waistband and inside gusset for ease of movement. Designed for yoga, pilates and working out. Fabrication: Ultimate Performance Nylon Spandex. 87% […]

I Am Grateful | The Cafe Gratitude Cookbook | A Must Have For Everyone

I Am Grateful | The Cafe Gratitude Cookbook | A Must Have For Everyone

We wish that every city could have there very own Cafe Gratitude. It is one of the most amazing organic, farm to plate, restaurants EVER! But for those of you who have yet to experience this wonderful place, there is a wonderful book with many of Cafe Gratitude’s incredible recipes. Check out Cafe Gratitude Menu […]

Yoga Undressed | Ulitimate Freedom, Radiance, and Bliss

Yoga Undressed | Ulitimate Freedom, Radiance, and Bliss

For Jennifer Kries, the concept of Yoga Undressed, evolved from somewhat of an autobiographical journey. It resulted as an inquiry into the process, which lead toward self-development and self-expansion. Years ago she took a naked yoga class in San Francisco. “Basically I treated my body as an instrument, as a vehicle for power, and accomplishment. […]

Facebook Giveaway | The Power of Gemstones and Crystals | Energy Muse Jewelry | Torrance, CA

Facebook Giveaway | The Power of Gemstones and Crystals | Energy Muse Jewelry | Torrance, CA

Gemstones and crystals have been used to balance the body for thousands of years. Crystal energy was used by tribes who had virtually no way of contacting each other such as the Mayans and Egyptians, confirming their powers were active and effective. Nowadays, crystals are perfect for balancing energy blockages that come from the stresses […]

DVD Giveaway and Review | Ira Israel’s Mindfulness for Urban Depression | By Rachel Meyer

DVD Giveaway and Review | Ira Israel’s Mindfulness for Urban Depression | By Rachel Meyer

To celebrate the release of Mindfulness for Urban Depression by Ira Israel, we’re giving away 7 copies (that’s right, a copy a day) to our readers. You can sign-up to win a free copy HERE on our Facebook page. You can also click HERE to purchase the DVD on Amazon.com I sat down to review […]

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2014 California Spirit Festival | March 29 – 30, 2014 | Sacramento, CA

2014 California Spirit Festival | March 29 – 30, 2014 | Sacramento, CA

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Mark your calendars for March 29 -30, 2014 and come celebrate community and connection at the 2014 California Spirit Festival! This inspirational, community-based yoga and music gathering will be held at the beautiful, historic Masonic Temple in downtown Sacramento, CA and features an amazing and diverse line up of yoga teachers, musicians, dancers, and workshops. […]

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MC Yogi’s New Video AUM

MC Yogi’s New Video AUM

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A.U.M. by MC Yogi from the upcoming album Mantras, Beats and Meditations.Co-produced by MC Yogi and Robin Livingston. Beats by Jomial Allen-Jones. Video edited by Amanda Giacomini and Michael Rosen of Samplistic Media. Filmed by Jamie Ginsberg, Eric Tabora, Billie Buntun, C3 Presents, and Jaybird Productions. Special thanks to Sounds True, Jeff Krasno and Wanderlust […]

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Yoga: The Art of Transformation | Opening Feb. 21, 2014 | Asian Art Museum SF

Yoga: The Art of Transformation | Opening Feb. 21, 2014 | Asian Art Museum SF

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On Feb. 21, 2014, the Asian Art Museum presents Yoga: The Art of Transformation, the first major art exhibition to explore yoga and its historical transformation over the past 2,500 years through more than 130 rare and compelling artworks. All over the world, millions of people practice yoga to find spiritual insight and improved health. […]

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Wanderlust Kicks Off 2014 with Wanderlust Oahu | Turtle Bay Resort, Oahu, HI | Feb. 27 – March 2, 2014

Wanderlust Kicks Off 2014 with Wanderlust Oahu | Turtle Bay Resort, Oahu, HI | Feb. 27 – March 2, 2014

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Wanderlust Festival announced today one of its first dates for 2014—the second annual Wanderlust O’ahu at the breathtaking Turtle Bay Resort February 27 – March 2. After a successful debut in 2013, Wanderlust O’ahu will return to the island’s legendary North Shore, saying aloha to yogis from around the globe as they experience a four-day […]

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Symbiosis 2013 SG13 | Woodward Resevoir, Oakdale, CA | Sept. 19 – 23, 2013

Symbiosis 2013 SG13 | Woodward Resevoir, Oakdale, CA | Sept. 19 – 23, 2013

| 10:54 pm

Symbiosis 2013 (SG13) is right just a few weeks away and there are still tickets available for this one of a kind gathering. Taking place the weekend of the Autumnal Equinox, it’s a gathering of music, movement art and love. You are going to love the new incredible lakeside location this year where you can […]

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