Category Archives: Yoga 101

5 Mindfulness Practices to Ring in the New Year

by Laura McCorry 2016 didn’t go exactly the way you wanted? Feeling low after the frenetic holiday buzz and time spent with family? Secretly frustrated by the overblown New Year’s Resolution pep and enthusiasm on your newsfeed? For all of you … Continue reading

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Breathe Into Your Hips

by Laura McCorry This post originally published on Yoga Digest. If you’ve ever heard “breathe into [body part other than the lungs],” and been confused or written such instructions off as a meaningless hippie yoga phrase, this post is for … Continue reading

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Humanity: The Yoga Story of Oneness at the Museum of Man

guest post by Hannah Faulkner this article originally published on Half Moon Yoga and Art Blog Fangs, scales, or tentacles? Have you fashioned a monster? From snake-like, dragon-like, bird-like, or octopus-like, humankind has been creating monsters across cultures and time. … Continue reading

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Chakra Meditation: Vishuddi, The Throat

by Monique Minahan The birds are chirping even though it’s still dark. This kind of silence – the kind that isn’t devoid of noise but rather full of presence – is the backdrop for my practice today. Physically located at … Continue reading

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What Makes a Great Yoga Teacher

We love this piece from Rainbow Yoga on What Makes a Great Yoga Teacher! Rainbow Yoga regularly leads weekend-long kids yoga teacher training courses at Yoga One (and around the world!) They will be back at Yoga One, August 4th … Continue reading

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Bedroom Yoga (It’s Not What You Think)

by Laura McCorry You know that whole-body blissed-out feeling you have sometimes at the end of a really good yoga class? You feel completely relaxed, like you just woke up from a deep and restful sleep. Your eyes are only half-open. And your … Continue reading

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Chakra Meditation: Anahata, The Heart

by Monique Minahan I place my left hand on my heart and on top of that layer my right. I don’t move until I feel that familiar thump-thump beating under my hands, as subtle or as strong as it may … Continue reading

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Chakra Meditation: Manipura, The Navel

by Monique Minahan I invite my body into some gentle asana next to a dwindling fire. Only after movement do I find the stillness necessary to enter the city of jewels, manipura chakra; mani meaning jewel and pura meaning city. Now focused, I contemplate … Continue reading

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Yoga Philosophy for Everyday Life: Saucha

Celebrate Earth Day by embracing Saucha (cleanliness and purity) in your thoughts, your home and the whole world. by Laura McCorry Spring is a time fo new beginnings and for cleaning out the old cobwebbed spaces to bring in fresh … Continue reading

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Chakra Meditation: Swadhisthana, The Sacrum

by Monique Minahan The womb. Love is made here. Life is made here. Swadhisthana is the seat of our right to feel and represents the duality (and sometimes dueling nature) of separation versus attachment, two concepts I became intimately familiar … Continue reading

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