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Translating Teens | Philosopher Explains Jaden & Willow Smith’s Interview

Jaden and Willow Smith sure did sound spiritual in their interview with T Magazine, but their words were a challenge to translate. Vulture called it “Zen gibberish,” The Guardian called it “utter nonsense,” and numerous other publications bashed the teens. VICE went so far as to bring …

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5 Ways to Actually Be Here Now

You hear it all the time – Be Here Now. It’s part of the reasons we come to the mat – and also one of the hardest things to practice. Perhaps you’ve read the book. You may actually intellectually comprehend …

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Behind the Line: Get to Know Rese Activewear

Interview with Gail Reisman, Owner/Designer Behind the Line is an editorial series that features the best yoga fashion brands in the mix. What makes this story unique is the intimate and casual portrayal of the homies behind your favorite lines. …

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Behind the Line: Get to Know Rese Activewear

Interview with Gail Reisman, Owner/Designer Behind the Line is an editorial series that features the best yoga fashion brands in the mix. What makes this story unique is the intimate and casual portrayal of the homies behind your favorite lines. …

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Gods & Goddesses | Shakti: The Great Divine Mother

Goddess of the Week: Shakti Who is Shakti?: Wikipedia: Shakti is the primordial cosmic energy and represents the dynamic forces that are thought to move through the entire universe in Hinduism. Shakti is the concept, or personification, of divine feminine …

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Affirmats: Because Down Dog Feels Better When You’re Smiling

Affirmats, a So-Cal, eco-friendly company wants you to be happy… especially when playing yoga. They also happen to make AWEsome yoga mats and towels! Looking for Extraordinary yoga mats or yoga towels? Looking for that inspirational boost during your yoga …

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Sanskrit, Say What? | Asana

Word of the Week: Asana What it Means: Wikipedia: Asana आसन āsana [ˈɑːsənə] ‘sitting down’, < आस ās ‘to sit down’) originally meant a sitting position. In the practice of Yoga it denoted the art of sitting still but later was …

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Jam of the Week! Michael Jackson | “Thriller”

The YOGANONYMOUS Jam of the Week is a chance to discover new (or old) music that you can incorporate into your practice, or just rock out with anytime of the day. The Jam of the Week is Michael Jackson’s “Thriller.” Happy …

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Yoga Poetry | In This Moment

In this moment lie down and invite stillness With each breath let tensions melt away Give yourself permission to be here Let the earth receive you In this moment surrender the body Float into effortlessness To spaces unknown Know that …

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Yoga Pose Breakdown | Extended Triangle, Utthita Trikonasana

Sanskrit Name: Utthita Trikonasana (oo-TEE-tah trik-cone-AHS-anna) Utthita = Extended Trikona = Three angle or triangle Asana = Pose Get Started: :: Begin in Warrior II on your right, and then straighten your right knee :: Reach forward with your right hand as …

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Transition Tuesday | Kathryn Budig’s Crow to Handstand

Happy Transition Tuesday! In this segment, we find awesome yoga transitions from throughout the internet to inspire us in our practices. Today’s yoga transition is Kathryn Budig moving from Crow to Handstand. Kathryn wrote: “This transition took me forever to figure …

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Find Your Balance with My Yoga on Gaiam TV

Balance: it looks different for everyone. Whether you’re a fired-up go-getter or a methodical thinker-through, each of us has a unique set of personality traits that makes us who we are. In some disciplines, these traits are based on the …

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5 Ways to Actually Be Here Now

You hear it all the time – Be Here Now. It’s part of the reasons we come to the mat – and also one of the hardest things to practice. Perhaps you’ve read the book. You may actually intellectually comprehend …

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The Dark Side of Yoga Pants | May Cause Butt Acne

Yoga pants are a great alternative to just about any other type of pants. But if you are starting to experience tiny red bumps on your butt, your favorite pants may be to blame. via NY Mag: As straightforward as the …

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Yoga Teachers: Transform Human Consciousness

How is the technology of yoga assisting in the evolution of human consciousness? I ask this every day. And then I ask “what part do I play in it all?” Because I’m asking these questions, a vision is starting to …

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There’s a Good Chance I’m in (Self) Love

I took a romantic walk into the sunset, on a long jungle drenched beach in Mexico a few weeks ago. That walk is still with me. I remember every step, as my toes sunk into the warm, buoyant sand, I …

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