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The Yoga of Parenthood

by Laura McCorry The Yoga of Parenthood I’m a yoga teacher who doesn’t do yoga at home. At least, not in the way many people understand yoga – I don’t unroll my mat in the living room while the toddler … Continue reading

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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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Ecstatic Reunion: Amy Caldwell’s Reflections on Coachella

by Amy Caldwell This piece originally published on Yoga Digest Dance We’ve moved four times in the past year.  I’ve packed and unpacked, made hundreds of lists, sorted and simplified.  At times, amidst the chaos, I’ve wanted to drown myself … 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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Yogi Reads: Living Your Yoga

by Olivia Cecchettini “Living Your Yoga: Finding the Spiritual in Everyday Life” by Judith Hanson Lasater Summary: You don’t have to go to a mountaintop in order to have a spiritual experience. Living Your Yoga makes it clear that spirituality can … Continue reading

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5 Easy Ways to Embrace Minimalism

by Laura McCorry Have you always admired that person with the clutter-free, minimalist home but assumed it was a mythical ideal you’d never achieve? Minimalism doesn’t have to be a complete lifestyle change that has you throwing out all your … Continue reading

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Yoga Without Asana

by Laura McCorry What does it mean to practice yoga when your physical practice is greatly diminished or taken away entirely from illness or injury?  Yoga grew out of a tradition that includes eight limbs (or tenets) for a complete … Continue reading

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Sweet Surrender

guest post by Yoga One student, Jill Zubec Trying to maintain control in this life is a bit like trying to maintain control on a roller coaster. The ride has its own logic and is going to go its own … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Yoga Teacher-Military Spouse

guest post by Dina Weldin “Your husband is in the military?!” I hear this question all the time. I get it. You think, yoga teacher and military man, how does that work? The truth is that yoga and the military … Continue reading

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