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Q and A With Janet Stone | DVD Review

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Q and A With Janet Stone | DVD Review

Flow: Explain the differences of each video and your connections and inspirations to each. Janet: Radiant Mom: As a mother of two daughters and a practitioner of yoga I noticed that there was a lot of support before baby comes and then right after but once mamahood sets in there was not a community or […]

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

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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 […]

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Yoga Undressed | Ulitimate Freedom, Radiance, and Bliss

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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. […]

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

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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 […]

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

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

I sat down to review Ira Israel’s new DVD, Mindfulness for Urban Depression, one Friday night at the end of a nonstop few weeks. I’d been meaning to watch it for nearly a month, but having just returned from a week overseas, and with another teaching trip around the corner, my to-do list was miles […]

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Sianna Sherman and Shakti Sunfire’s Pranam Video Available Now!

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Sianna Sherman and Shakti Sunfire’s Pranam Video Available Now!

Join Sianna Sherman and Shakti Sunfire on a journey through the cardinal directions and the four main elements of Air, Fire, Water, and Earth. This 2-disc set features a 75 minute inspirational yoga flow with Sianna and a 75 minute beginner Radiant Hoopdance lesson with Shakti. Each instructional practice is thematically crafted to facilitate an […]

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Win MC YOGI’s New Album PILGRIMAGE | Sign-up Today

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Win MC YOGI’s New Album PILGRIMAGE | Sign-up Today

This week’s giveaway is provided by MC Yogi! We’re giving away 3 copies of the highly anticipated new album PILGRIMAGE. The album is available June 19th, 2012 at White Swan Records on the Mindful label. Sign up today for your chance to win. SIGN UP HERE! You can read our review of PILGRIMAGE Here! And […]

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Win Jo Tastula’s New Yoga DVD High Vibrations | Flow Weekly Giveaways

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Win Jo Tastula’s New Yoga DVD High Vibrations | Flow Weekly Giveaways

This week’s giveaway is provided by Jo Tastula Yoga. Jo is an amazing yoga teacher residing in Southern California. Her new yoga video High Vibrations offers 5 different meditations, complimented by 5 Sun Salutations. It’s a must have for any yoga practitioner. Sign up today for your chance to win. Register To Win HERE! Check […]

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Alo Clothing | The Core Pant | Get It Today!

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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% […]

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Win A Yoga Sak! | Compliments of Yoga Sak and Flow! | Contest Open Until June 3, 2012

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Win A Yoga Sak! | Compliments of Yoga Sak and Flow! | Contest Open Until June 3, 2012

Our friends at Yoga Sak are giving away a free Yoga Sak to one lucky Flow reader. The contest closes on June 3, 2012. The Yoga Sak is a great backpack to carry all of your Yoga Accessories in a clean, organized way. It’s functional, provides ample storage and has a simple design. Click on […]

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The Baoli | Websites We Love

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The Baoli | Websites We Love

THE BAOLI: A JOURNEY TO YOUR WELLBEING Baoli noun (Hindi): 1 sacred water wells. 2 refreshing fountains of India. The Baoli is an inspirational guide to wellbeing products, services and ideas by great ethical brands and holistic experts. We have carefully handpicked them across the world to help you live a balanced lifestyle and make your shopping a planet friendly […]

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The Grass is Always Greener | Wherever You Water It | Ira Israel

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The Grass is Always Greener | Wherever You Water It | Ira Israel

Any time we wish something transpired differently in our lives, that engenders a resentment. Whenever we hear the words “should have” or “should not have,” that is the manifestation of a resentment. For example, “I shouldn’t have been in that car accident.” “My wife shouldn’t have cheated on me.” “My dog shouldn’t have gotten cancer.” […]

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Janet Stone’s New iTunes App Debut’s at #2 | Get It Today!

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Janet Stone’s New iTunes App Debut’s at #2 | Get It Today!

Janet Stone has released her first yoga app available on iTunes for the iPhone and iPad called Yoga with Janet Stone – lolo. This app completely rocks! Check it out and purchase today! Let Janet Stone guide you through a vigorous-yet-sumptuous approach to Vinyasa yoga. This dynamic form of yoga flows from one posture to […]

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Interview with Ira Israel | Yoga For Depression and Anxiety Video

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Interview with Ira Israel | Yoga For Depression and Anxiety Video

Ira Israel is a Psychotherapist, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Certified Yoga Therapist, and Registered Yoga Teacher 500. He has Master of Arts degrees in Psychology, Buddhism and Hinduism, and Philosophy. He sees clients and teaches yoga in Santa Monica, California. “Yoga for Depression and Anxiety” includes a discussion of how our minds function and […]

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Janet Stone’s Radiant Mom Yoga DVD | Helping Moms Stay Grounded and Balanced

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Janet Stone’s Radiant Mom Yoga DVD | Helping Moms Stay Grounded and Balanced

Are you a mom looking for a way to connect with the amazing person that you are? Do you need to replenish the energy that you have given to others? Or maybe you are looking for way to release stress from a hectic family day? Even if you’re not a mom, this Yoga video offers […]

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Win An Escape To Wanderlust | Sponsored by Lucy and Flavorpill

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Win An Escape To Wanderlust | Sponsored by Lucy and Flavorpill

Our friends at Wanderlust have partnered with lucy™ Activewear and Flavorpill to give away an Escape to Wanderlust! GRAND PRIZE Escape to the Festival of your choice: Vermont, Colorado, or California – Resort accommodations for two for 4 nights – 2 round trip flights (limit $500 per flight) – Two 4-day Sage tickets to Wanderlust […]

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Manduka Spring Collection | Use Promo Code: Bloom | Save Big!

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Manduka Spring Collection | Use Promo Code: Bloom | Save Big!

The good folks over at Manduka have rolled out their Spring 2012 line-up with all kinds of new colors blooming! Manduka offers one of the finest assortments of yoga products out there. From Mats, Towels, Bags, Props, Bolsters, Accessories and Tees + Tanks, Manduka has something great for you. Even better, if you use the […]

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Yoga Resource Book | Darren Rhodes | Shipping Now

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Yoga Resource Book | Darren Rhodes | Shipping Now

“Yoga Resource is a treasure trove of yogic gems for the modern Hatha Yogi. Each photo exudes Shakti, the power to awaken every cell. I am so grateful for this renewable resource.” – MC Yogi (poet, artist, yoga activist and teacher) Identify and be inspired by 400 yoga poses in Darren Rhodes new book Yoga […]

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Movie Giveaway | 5 Copies of The Way | Starring Martin Sheen

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Movie Giveaway | 5 Copies of The Way | Starring Martin Sheen

We’re giving away 5 copies of “THE WAY“. That’s right, not one, not two, but FIVE copies of THE WAY to our loyal Facebook Followers. There are 2 ways to enter. If you’re an existing Facebook Fan just share this link on your page. If you’re not following us on Facebook, just click our Facebook […]

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Fresh Off The Press | Tantra Illuminated | Christopher “Hareesh” Wallis | Anusara Press

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Fresh Off The Press | Tantra Illuminated | Christopher “Hareesh” Wallis | Anusara Press

On December 22, 2012 Tantra Illuminated began to ship. This highly anticipated first book by Christopher Wallis, is a must have for the yoga practitioner. The book is being published by Anusara press, and is available for only $30.00 plus shipping. You Can Order The Book HERE! Excerpt from the new book, Tantra Illuminated: What […]

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Prapatti Props | Amazing Meditation Cushions | by Maria DeSimone

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Prapatti Props | Amazing Meditation Cushions | by Maria DeSimone

We had the wonderful opportunity to sit down and receive a custom sizing from the owner of Prapatti, Maria DeSimone. She took the time to find the proper size cushion for us and briefly explain the principles of alignment that the cushion was designed for. She also gave us some wonderful exercises to practice to […]

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Poetry of Yoga | The Perfect Gift for the Yogi In Your Life!

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Poetry of Yoga | The Perfect Gift for the Yogi In Your Life!

Earlier this year we were approached with an idea by Hawah of One Common Unity. The idea was to assemble different writings and poems from the yoga community to create a book that would help share the beauty of our yoga community, while raising awareness and money for One Common Unity, a non-profit founded by […]

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Girish | Diamonds in the Sun

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Girish | Diamonds in the Sun

Girish’s music is incredible. It’s the perfect blend for anyone’s yoga practice, it soothes, it inspires, it just flows. Who is Girish you ask? Girish is an eclectic artist with roots in jazz, world, and sacred music. His musical talents find expression in a wide array of instruments – including tablas, world percussion, guitar, harmonium, […]

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YogaWoman: The Movie | Host a Screening in Your Community

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YogaWoman: The Movie | Host a Screening in Your Community

We had the opportunity to watch the new movie YOGAWOMAN recently, and we were left speechless. YOGAWOMAN is so well done, and so powerful, that we want everyone to see it. Check out the YOGAWOMAN trailer below: About The Film: YOGAWOMAN Yoga was brought to the west from India by a lineage of male teachers. […]

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The Polar Bottle with Half-Twist Lid | The Last Yoga Water Bottle You’ll Ever Buy

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The Polar Bottle with Half-Twist Lid | The Last Yoga Water Bottle You’ll Ever Buy

Anyone that practices yoga regularly understands the importance of a good water bottle. When you need water you want it to be simple, right? I prefer a bottle that is good for me and the environment. I also want something that is easy to use. I’ve tried a lot of different water bottles and I […]

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Kulae Yoga Products | Good For The Earth, Good For You

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Kulae Yoga Products | Good For The Earth, Good For You

[google1] At kulae, they are on a twofold mission to provide the most stylish + eco-friendly yoga gear on the planet while truly living by their mantra “karma’s real”. The name kulae was derived from the word Kula. Kula is a word from the Sanskrit language meaning community. Sanskrit is an ancient language of India. […]

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Yoga on the Go | Top Yoga Apps for iPad & iPhone

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Yoga on the Go | Top Yoga Apps for iPad & iPhone

Don’t you just love technology? Don’t you just love yoga? And of course, you love your iPhone and/or iPad. So, we went through and did a thorough analysis of the top yoga apps available for your favorite devices. There are a lot of apps out there and we had a hard time narrowing it down […]

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BizeeBee Simplifies Your Yoga Studio

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BizeeBee Simplifies Your Yoga Studio

Are you a studio owner looking for a simple, easy to use interface for managing your business? Are you a yoga teacher that needs to organize your classes? BizeeBee provides just that! A simple, easy to use software package for you to manage your yoga classes or studio. Founded by Poornima Vijayashanker, a software engineer […]

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Michael Franti and Spearhead’s Sound of Sunshine

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Michael Franti and Spearhead’s Sound of Sunshine

The Sound of Sunshine (Deluxe Edition) – Michael Franti & Spearhead If you practice yoga, there’s a really good chance you’re familiar with the famous yogi/musician, Michael Franti. Michael is a dedicated yogi that inspires the world through his music, action and devotion. Below is a great piece from Michael’s website, michaelfranti.com The Sound of […]

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Manduka Black Mat Pro.

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Manduka Black Mat Pro.

A yoga mat purchase is big for a yogi. It’s the same as any other big purchase. It’s going to be with you for a long time, it’s going to have to fit your practice and you are going to purchase what works best for you. I had a few simple criteria for my yoga […]

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