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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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Watch | Tribal Marking: The Art of Connection

How do you make your mark in the world? Amir Magal makes his on other people’s bodies, through an ongoing art project called Tribal Marking. If you’ve been to a Wanderlust Festival you’ve probably seen his flowing, intricate scripts adorning many attendees. …

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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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Starbucks GMO Lawsuit | Neil Young Boycotts the Brand

Neil Young is no longer sipping on Starbucks. The musician announced on his website this week that he’s boycotting the coffee giant over its involvement in a lawsuit against Vermont’s new requirements to label genetically modified ingredients. via Rolling Stone: …

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YOGANONYMOUS Weekend Picks | November 21 – 23

Pre-Holiday Greetings,  Next week is Thanksgiving, so in the spirit of gratitude, we want to take a moment to tell you how much we love you, our readers! We hope that you 2014 holiday season is filled with so much …

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Monday Morning Mantra | Gratitude Can Change Your Life

Creating an attitude of gratitude can surely turn your life around, allowing you the ability to attract all kinds of opportunities into your life, and filling each day with happiness. via Huffington Post The moment I consciously shifted my attitude …

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How to Find Love After Dating a Narcissist

Finding love after a breakup is hard to do; finding love after a narcissist can be even harder. Regain your sense of self and trust with these steps. Along with the troubling issues you experience with your last partner were …

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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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