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The Dark Spaces of Time | By Lisa Eastman

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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 […]

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

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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 […]

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Yoga For Lifers | By Dearbhla Kelly | durgayoga.com

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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 […]

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Happiness Is A Choice | Ira Israel

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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 […]

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

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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 […]

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Creating Community, Trust and Happiness | Zip Zap Circus USA is Making a Global Difference

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Creating Community, Trust and Happiness | Zip Zap Circus USA is Making a Global Difference

Playtime. All children deserve it. Yet many in the world do not have the simple pleasure of being in a setting that allows them to play, engage with peers, and trust that they are safe to express themselves…especially those children that live in war torn regions. There is one organization that is offering a fun […]

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Wanderlust Yoga Studio? | Wanderlust LIVE opens April 13, 2012 | Austin, TX

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Wanderlust Yoga Studio? | Wanderlust LIVE opens April 13, 2012 | Austin, TX

Wanderlust Festival, the one-of-a-kind yoga and music festival set within the nation’s most inspiring natural scenery, announced today it will open a permanent residence in Austin, Texas with the unveiling of Wanderlust LIVE. Created in partnership with Austin locals Ashley Spence Clauer and Joanna Kutchey and inspired by the popular Wanderlust Festivals, Wanderlust LIVE will […]

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The Quality of Yoga Teachers Matters | Anurag Lohia | DivineWellness.com

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The Quality of Yoga Teachers Matters | Anurag Lohia | DivineWellness.com

Ira Israel made some good points in his recent Huffington Post article The Future of Yoga in America, where he outlined yoga’s meteoric rise from its Indian roots to the Western world’s current dogmatic fixation with this ancient science. Mr. Israel has a dour view of yoga’s future in America. I’m not sure I agree […]

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The Gift of Free Yoga | by Liesl Marelli

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The Gift of Free Yoga | by Liesl Marelli

What is it about yoga that attracts so many people to practice this 5,000 year old tradition? Is it the philosophy? Is it because it grants us an hour-long break from our hectic lives where we can focus on ourselves and listen to our bodies? Practicing yoga is often a very personal choice as is […]

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Ordinary? | Yogini On The Loose | Autumn Feldmeier

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Ordinary? | Yogini On The Loose | Autumn Feldmeier

One of my oldest memories as a child was when I took baths with my Grandmother. She had one of those big, cast-iron tubs with metal feet-the kind of tub that feels like a swimming pool to a 3 year old. She’s let me swim around until I got all wrinkly and would heat up […]

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The Art of Transfiguration | Lisa M. Ash

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The Art of Transfiguration | Lisa M. Ash

“Spirituality is the art of transfiguration. We should not force ourselves to change by hammering our lives into any predetermined shape…. It is far more creative to work with the idea of mindfulness rather than with the idea of will.” –J. O’Donahue Peering up from the highway to the ridge of a jagged, red-rock horizon, […]

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Celebrating Love of Self | Dr. Jay Kumar | LivingYourLight.com

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Celebrating Love of Self | Dr. Jay Kumar | LivingYourLight.com

There is a beautiful metaphor from the Eastern spiritual traditions that relates just as one can never truly describe the sweet flavor of an orange without tasting it…the same is true with love. One cannot begin to describe in words the joy and sweetness of love without tasting its fruit. Your first step to savoring […]

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Longing | By Wah!

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Longing | By Wah!

You’re missing something. You feel incomplete. You wish for something you don’t have. Is it heartache? Desire? Madness? In yogic philosophy, it’s called longing. If you long for something, it means you have already experienced something amazing. You can’t miss something you never had. How would you even know it was missing if you didn’t […]

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Join YogaVentures.org in Haiti | A Yoga Retreat With A Purpose | March 23 – 31, 2012

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Join YogaVentures.org in Haiti | A Yoga Retreat With A Purpose | March 23 – 31, 2012

Do you ever look at all the fancy yoga retreats and wonder what the real purpose behind the retreat is? Is it the way of a yogi to travel to exotic places and bask in luxury while humanity as a whole suffers? What if you took a yoga retreat and turned it into an act […]

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To The Fat Girl I Saw at Hot Yoga in NYC | Joshilyn Jackson | Faster Than Kudzu

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To The Fat Girl I Saw at Hot Yoga in NYC | Joshilyn Jackson | Faster Than Kudzu

From the Editor, Sometimes a blog just jumps out at you and rips your heart wide open. This one did just that. A powerful read about acceptance, perseverance and openness. We hope that you enjoy this as much as we did. Grab some kleenex. Please note all text and images are property of JoshilynJackson.com Dear […]

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Leslie Kaminoff | Video Addressing NY Times Article | How Yoga Can Wreck Your Body

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Leslie Kaminoff | Video Addressing NY Times Article | How Yoga Can Wreck Your Body

We’ve all heard about it, over and over, How Yoga Can Wreck Your Body, the NY Times article that got everyone worked up about the dangers of yoga. If you haven’t read it, click here. This video is really good, and presented by Leslie Kaminoff, co-author of Yoga Anatomy, and founder of breathingproject.org

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Yoga and The Gift of Connection | Lisa M. Ash

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Yoga and The Gift of Connection | Lisa M. Ash

The very tangible gift serving as a yoga instructor has given me is the gift of connection. Inherent in this gift is an invitation to be unwrapped with loving hands: gently, slowly. Inside the box is the beginning of a conversation that leads to the potential for deep connection with another person. Passing this gift […]

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Merry F#@%ing Christmas | A Raw Deal | RawRach.blogspot.com

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Merry F#@%ing Christmas | A Raw Deal | RawRach.blogspot.com

I squeezed in a Bikram class just now, and as per usual lately, the 90-minute moving meditation turned into more of 90-minute planning session-slash-article-brainstorm. I guess a little auto-pilot’s to be expected when you’ve done the same 26 postures every day for 8 years. Oy. (No wonder freestyle vinyasa keeps me more in the moment. […]

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The 7-Day, Make that 4-day, Christmas Challenge | JenniferJarrettYoga.com

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The 7-Day, Make that 4-day, Christmas Challenge | JenniferJarrettYoga.com

Including today and Christmas Day, we have 7 days left to officially be in the Christmas Spirit. I know that you know what this sacred season is really and truly all about, but I also sympathize with how easy it is to get caught up in the commercialized and consumer-ized version of this season, too. […]

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Commit To Kindness, Live In Courage; It is Contagious | By Wah!

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Commit To Kindness, Live In Courage; It is Contagious | By Wah!

Whatever is held in your heart and mind is also held in your body. Going through your emotions and belief systems with the intent to forgive and evolve may not be easy, but it will greatly improve your health and overall well-being. On a physical level, you can eat pure foods, clean out your closets, […]

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Shiva Rea | Burning Man | Tending the Sacred Fire

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Shiva Rea | Burning Man | Tending the Sacred Fire

This is another great video from our friend and Flow contributor Rich Van Every featuring the amazing Shiva Rea out at Black Rock desert talking about Tending the Sacred Fire.

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4 Steps To Leading Like a Bad-Ass | Amy Ippolitti

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4 Steps To Leading Like a Bad-Ass | Amy Ippolitti

Hi Friends, I recently watched the movie “Bobby” and was sobered to be reminded of how the same issues we are dealing with today were alive and well in 1968. Think deteriorating ozone layer, climate change, violence and species extinction to name just a few. While we have made a ton of progress, in some […]

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Bhakti Fest 2011 | Shanie Matthews | My Happy Path

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Bhakti Fest 2011 | Shanie Matthews | My Happy Path

It was an impromptu decision. After thoroughly enjoying Wanderlust I had this feeling that I just wanted to experience another Yoga festival. Was the love and splendor that I enjoyed wholeheartedly something that was unique to Wanderlust, or was this community of love a reality? And then a friend called and asked me if I […]

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No wind = No sail. No Breath = No Yoga | Lauren Imparato

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No wind = No sail.  No Breath = No Yoga | Lauren Imparato

If you have ever stepped foot on a sailboat, you know that sailing without wind is literally impossible.   You cannot move, and you do not move.  And if there is a solid wind initially, allowing you move gracefully across the sea with an elegant tilt, and then out of no where it stops, your sailing stops, in […]

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BeeyondYoga.com | Yoga on the Edge | Bee Bosnak

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BeeyondYoga.com | Yoga on the Edge | Bee Bosnak

Bee’s Story The moment I entered the world I had trouble breathing. The emergency room had become my playground. I remember days when I would watch the children from my window as they played with their friends and engaged in laughter. I would look over at my mother who would shake her head, which always […]

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The Yoga Sutras of YogaDawg | My Third Eye Itches | YogaDawg.com

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The Yoga Sutras of YogaDawg | My Third Eye Itches | YogaDawg.com

Our friend YogaDawg, over at YogaDawg.com has created a masterpiece of humor and woven it into that beautiful thread of Yoga. Presenting the Yoga Sutras of YogaDawg! A four chapter compilation. This is the first chapter. Here’s a few of the Sutras , they are absolutely hilarious, follow the link below to read the rest […]

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MC Yogi News | Summer Festivals with MC Yogi

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MC Yogi News | Summer Festivals with MC Yogi

[google1] Happy Summer!!! Namaste everyone. Summertime is my favorite time, next to Spring, Winter & Fall. I Love Being in the sunshine and performing at all the amazing festivals that bring us all together. We have some Om-azing shows coming up with our new band The Sacred Sound Society. We recently added an incredible horn […]

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Recovering Yogi.com | Joslyn Hamilton, Vanessa Fiola and Leslie Munday

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Recovering Yogi.com | Joslyn Hamilton, Vanessa Fiola and Leslie Munday

[google1] If you would like to take a little break from the industry known as yoga, then check out RecoveringYogi.com and enjoy some rather hilarious musings. Some people look at this website and get really angry, while others can enjoy, and relate to what these ladies are talking about. Founded by Joslyn Hamilton and Vanessa […]

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Help the Yoga Slackers save the PLC and get a sticker!

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Help the Yoga Slackers save the PLC and get a sticker!

[google1] So our friends, The Yoga Slackers, are on a mission to spread the slackline yoga love throughout the country this summer and they have ran into a little problem down in El Paso, Texas, but do not fret, they are mobile again and will be at many of your favorite festivals such as Hanuman […]

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Curvy Yoga.com An Amazing Website and Woman

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Curvy Yoga.com An Amazing Website and Woman

There are a few yoga websites out there that are really special, and CurvyYoga.com is one of those websites. When this magazine was conceived, it was out of a basic principal, to promote yoga to everyone. 99.5% of the people that practice yoga don’t look or move the way yoga is perceived in the mainstream […]

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Jennifer Jarrett | Talking To Myself: A Powerful Lesson in Meditation | Via Mind, Body, Green

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Jennifer Jarrett | Talking To Myself: A Powerful Lesson in Meditation | Via Mind, Body, Green

[google1] A beautiful lesson from our dear friend Jennifer Jarrett at the amazing website, MindBodyGreen: During a meditation class a few years ago, the teacher instructed the group to follow the breath, watching the rise of the inhale and the fall of the exhale. Then she suggested that we notice the moments when we found […]

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Conversation With Rodney Yee via Magazine of Yoga

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Conversation With Rodney Yee via Magazine of Yoga

Urban Zen Integrative Therapy Program Donna Karan and Rodney Yee are changing the health care delivery paradigm – bringing yoga to the center BY THE MAGAZINE OF YOGA EDITOR, SUSAN MAIER-MOUL Like millions of other practitioners, my first experience of yoga was a Gaiam VHS cassette called A.M Yoga by phenomenal teacher Rodney Yee, a […]

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12 Year Old Yogini’s Poem Inspires via Live.Breathe.Grow

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12 Year Old Yogini’s Poem Inspires via Live.Breathe.Grow

My choice, in the palm of my hands – Written By: Eli Ralo Posted on March 21, 2011 by Nancy Buckle http://www.livebreathegrow.wordpress.com Yesterday a 12 year old girl from my yoga class presented me with a poem she wrote, thanking me for introducing her to something she loves. The poem is one of the most […]

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