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YOGANONYMOUS Weekend Picks | November 28 – 30

Happy Thanksgiving, Yogis! We know you are all super-busy this week, perhaps you’re traveling to visit family and friends, or perhaps you’re frantically preparing for said family and friends to descend upon your home with hungry bellies. We want to …

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7 Dating Tips for Vata Dosha

Being mindful of your own universal make-up, or how the elements are scattered about in your unique being (your Prakruti, as we say in Ayurveda) is like a magic wand for successful dating. The word Prakruti even sounds magical. Ayurveda offers us …

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Adjust Me, Please | A Letter to Yoga Teachers

Over the past 10+ years, I’ve taken a lot of yoga classes from many different teachers, and I’ve noticed teachers have different styles of adjustments. Some won’t adjust you at all and just cue verbally, while others get a little …

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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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Sustainable Fabrics We Love: Lyocell

It makes sense that as yogis, we strive to live mindfully, and conscious of our bodies and environment. One area where many of us can still make a big improvement in our environmental footprint is in fashion. The good news is …

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7 Signs Your Friend May Be Jealous & What You Can Do About It

Schadenfreude is a German word for happiness at the misfortune of others. And who hasn’t felt better being there for their friends in times of need? But this intention can also manifest in sneakier ways: displeasure at our friend’s success. …

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Yoga Inspiration: My 25 Favorite Yoga Quotes

Yoga is more than just poses. In fact, the Asana comprises just a small part of the overall Eight Limbs of Yoga as spelled out in the Yoga Sutras. Find inspiration and wisdom by enjoying some of my favorite yogic …

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The Benefits of Oil Pulling: Why I Love It & How to Do It

For almost a year now, I’ve been religiously Oil Pulling each morning or, as my dad so humorously calls it, “having a pull”. We’re a classy bunch in our house! After my morning meditation I come downstairs to the kitchen …

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Eight Benefits of Hot Yoga

It’s no secret that Hot Yoga is popular. Celebrities, royalty and athletes are flocking to studios worldwide to lock the knee and stare into their own eyes. Anyone can do it! Here’s what you’ll get when you sign up for …

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8 Yoga Poses to Help You Get Your Handstand On

If you have your heart set on getting upside down, here are eight moves to practice. They’ll help you build strength and stability, so you’ll be standing on your hands in no time! Push-Ups: It may seem like Handstands are …

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The Big Coconut Water Lie

Did you buy into all the hype about coconut water? In the past five years, the coconut water industry has exploded and found it’s way into the hands of many a yogi. I doubt you can walk into a studio, …

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10 Benefits of Yoga Inversions

A yoga teacher’s suggestion to invert has the power to elicit a range of emotions from students—bewilderment, fear, anxiety, aversion, rejection, excitement, butterflies, you fill in the blank. Purposely turning ourselves upside down is contrary to our human physical locomotion-nature …

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