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Anusara Yoga Never Died: Samavesha & Beyond

Despite what some have said, Anusara® yoga never actually died. Kali did dismantle the Anusara community in 2012. People were wounded deeply, had to change their lives, and the school itself seemed to dissolve. But, while the community transformed, Anusara …

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5 Tips to Nail Down a Stress-Free Day in the Morning

In both my personal life and my coaching practice I am a firm believer that how you start your day dictates how the rest of your day will be. In an earlier post we talked about the importance of getting a good night’s sleep. If …

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Gods & Goddesses | Kali: The Dark Mother

Goddess of the Week: Kali Who is Kali?: Wikipedia: Also known as Kālikā (Sanskrit: कालिका) Kali is the Hindu goddess associated with empowerment, shakti. She is the fierce aspect of the goddess Durga (Parvati). Name Meaning: The name Kali comes …

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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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Gods & Goddesses | Kali: The Dark Mother

Goddess of the Week: Kali Who is Kali?: Wikipedia: Also known as Kālikā (Sanskrit: कालिका) Kali is the Hindu goddess associated with empowerment, shakti. She is the fierce aspect of the goddess Durga (Parvati). Name Meaning: The name Kali comes …

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Beyonce to Launch Activewear Line with Topshop

LADIES!: As soon as 2015, we may all be a little closer to our Beyonce fantasies. Topshop’s Philip Green will be partnering with our favorite pop feminist for an activewear line that’s sure to be sexy and function-forward (you never see Yonce …

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Watch | Just Breathe: A Tale of Near Death & Survival

When Andy Wirth crash landed into a vineyard during a skydiving accident, his arm was severed. As he knelt there bleeding, he stayed conscious by singing Just Breathe by Pearl Jam. It was at this moment – strangely at peace …

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Sanskrit, Say What? | Kundalini

Word of the Week: Kundalini What it Means: Wikipedia: Kuṇḍalinī, (Sanskrit कुण्डलिनी) stems from yogic philosophy as a form of shakti or “corporeal energy”. Kundalini is described within Eastern religious, or spiritual tradition as an indwelling spiritual energy that can …

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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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YOGANONYMIX | Halloween Playlist

One of the best parts of Halloween is flowing to sweet Halloween tunes. We gathered our favorite spooky tunes for an extra special Halloween YOGANONYMIX. Flow to the sounds of “The Addams Family Theme, “Monster Mash,” Michael Jackson’s “Thriller,” Phish’s “Ghost,” Warren …

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Beyonce to Launch Activewear Line with Topshop

LADIES!: As soon as 2015, we may all be a little closer to our Beyonce fantasies. Topshop’s Philip Green will be partnering with our favorite pop feminist for an activewear line that’s sure to be sexy and function-forward (you never see Yonce …

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Vinyasa Playlist: The Reflections of Akal Dub

The first time I got to play with Akal Dub, it was a sunny San Francisco Saturday morning. I was performing with Stephanie Snyder @ Yoga Rocks the Park, and Akal just happened to be the city that weekend. We already …

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Transition Tuesday | Halloween Yoga (Cartoon)

Happy Transition Tuesday! In this segment, we find awesome yoga transitions from throughout the internet to inspire us in our practices. Looking for the perfect Halloween flow to do in your costume? Check out Jodie Taylor’s Halloween Yoga flow and …

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Yoga Pose Breakdown | Wild Thing (Rock Star), Camatkarasana

Sanskrit Name: Camatkarasana (ka-mat-KRAS-anna) Get Started: :: Begin in Downward-Facing Dog :: Shift your weight into your left palm and left foot :: Lift your right leg and stake your right hip over your left :: Inhale and lift your hips :: …

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Transition Tuesday | Camel to Wheel Pose

Happy Transition Tuesday! In this segment, we find awesome yoga transitions from throughout the internet to inspire us in our practices. Today we’re featuring Yenny Christine’s Camel to Wheel Pose.  Sequence: Camel –> Wheel –> Camel Disclaimer: Only try this transition if …

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Yoga Pose Breakdown | Upward Bow (Wheel) Pose, Urdhva Dhanurasana

Sanskrit Name: Urdhva Dhanurasana (OORD-vah don-your-AHS-anna) Urdhva = Upward Dhanurasana = Bow Get Started: :: Begin on your back with your knees bent and your feet parallel on the ground. :: Lightly graze your heels with your middle finger to ensure …

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5 Tips to Nail Down a Stress-Free Day in the Morning

In both my personal life and my coaching practice I am a firm believer that how you start your day dictates how the rest of your day will be. In an earlier post we talked about the importance of getting a good night’s sleep. If …

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9 Yoga Tips to Overcome Anxiety Disorder

Relief from anxiety and stress is now only a yoga practice away! Roughly 40 million U.S. adults suffer from anxiety (that’s around 18 percent of Americans age 18 and over), making it the most common mental illness in the country. This number …

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Quote of the Week | Don’t Fear Change

The seasons are changing, and we continue to change, constantly. This week’s quote encourages you to embrace the changes. “Change is not something we should fear. Rather it is something we should welcome. For without change, nothing in this world …

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Institute a No Shoes Policy at Home

Taking off your shoes as you walk into your house can seriously benefit your health, preventing harmful toxins and other chemicals from entering the home. via Home Health Love “Studies have shown that people track in all sorts of harmful toxins …

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