Tag Archives: love

Valentine’s Partner Yoga

Imagine the perfect Valentine’s evening: Candlelight. Chocolate. Live music. Yoga. Wait, yoga? Yes, yoga! Yoga not only strengthens your connection to your self, it can bring you closer together with someone you love. After all, yoga is known for its … Continue reading

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Yogi Holiday Gift Guide

Something for that special yogi in your life, who is perhaps yourself! by Olivia Cecchettini 1. Favorite Yoga Pants: Right now, I love Amari Active. I was looking for great quality that was also local to southern California and I … Continue reading

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Yogi Reads: The Awakened Family

by Olivia Cecchettini The Awakened Family  by: Shefali Tsabary, Ph.D Summary: I’ve seen yoga used as a tool for radical self-acceptance, helping people become more aware, present and in tune with their lives. Using many techniques familiar to yoga and meditation practitioners, The … Continue reading

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Chakra Meditation: Sahasara, the Crown

by Monique Minahan I settle into my seat under a moon that’s full and bright, mentally laying out all the chakras I’ve worked with up to now.  In the center, I leave a space for my practice tonight, sahasara.Sahasara is … 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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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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Meditation: A Yoga Teacher’s Poem

by Amy Caldwell Meditation What is the point of all this if not to be here now? How can I remember sooner when lost? Remember more often? Portals into knowing slip away separation, loneliness, depression, anxiety sometimes accompany the loss … Continue reading

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Om, A Yoga Teacher’s Poem

guest post by Arati Lane Om Yoga was back then, in my youth, the stuff you did with the body Bending, stretching and breathing And I knew how to do that and shine and be happy So easy, like playing … Continue reading

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Finding the Sacred in “Sacred Space”

by Monique Minahan Where is your sacred space? How does it receive you from the world? How does it release you back into the world? I’ve come to understand sacred space as anywhere we offer or receive love, listening, beauty … Continue reading

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