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YOGASCAPES Teacher Spotlight: Get to Know Gillian St. Clair (Interview)

YOGASCAPES is redefining social adventure and experiential travel for yoga and wellness enthusiasts worldwide with their handcrafted, amazing yoga retreats and travel packages. Recently, the YS crew sat down with one of their favorite teachers Gillian St. Clair to talk about how yoga …

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YOGANONYMIX | Slipping Into Lightness (Playlist)

YOGANONYMIXers, this week’s YOGANONYMIX — Slipping Into Lightness, Black Swan Sounds’s December playlist — features Gaudi’s Babylonian flamenco, a bouncy remix of Thomas Blondet, a charming blast of SoCal sunshine courtesy of Avasa & Matty Love, a smoldering slow burn …

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6 Reasons Why You Got This

2014 has been a wild ride. I’m in the transition of taking the big leap from my full time job to full time yoga. You know the whole security thing? The health insurance benefits and the consistent pay check? I …

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5 Strategies to Jumpstart Post-Holiday Health

This article was co-written by Dr. Rhea Mehta, Toxicologist and Integrative Nutrition Health Coach. For more on Dr. Rhea, please see her bio at the end of this article. Many of us fully let go during the holidays, with plans to …

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5 Yogic Tips to Survive This Holiday Season

It’s a little ironic that I’m writing about holiday de-stressing strategies. First of all, I’m Chinese; we don’t stress over Christmas or New Year. The biggest anxiety we get is whether we make it to the front of the line on …

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How to Generate Passive Income as Yoga Teachers

I bet you have all dreamed of making passive income at some stage of yoga teaching. Income that doesn’t depend on a certain number of students attending your class or workshop is surely part of the dream. That income where …

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Why Some People Can’t Do Certain Yoga Poses

Photo Credit: Pilar Taylor Have you been practicing consistently but still cannot do certain yoga poses? Are you injured because you’ve pushed yourselves beyond physical limits? Here’s the big news, for some dedicated practitioners, you might never be able to …

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Must-Have: A Hoodie That Turns Into a Pillow

How many times have you traveled by train, plane, or bus and found yourself sleepily leaning on an oil smudged window, or the shoulder of a nearby stranger? It’s embarrassing, uncomfortable, but often necessary when you’re mid-journey and dying for …

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Transition Tuesday | Marysia Do’s Namaste Singapore

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 Marysia Do’s Namaste Singapore video. Watch as Marysia flows from Downward-Facing Dog to Flying Pigeon (Eka Pada Galavasana) …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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, …


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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