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Reinvent Yourself

3 Steps to Reinventing Yourself

I have reinvented myself so many times. I was a lawyer. Then I was a yoga instructor. Then I managed a gym. Now I’m a life and health coach, and top Wellness Advocate for a premium line of essential oils. …

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Yoga Pose Breakdown | Warrior III, Virabhadrasana III

Sanskrit Name: Virabhadrasana (veer-ah-bah-DRAHS-anna) Virabhadra = Warrior Vira = Hero Bhadra = Friend Asana = Posture Get Started: :: Begin in a high lunge position :: From a high lunge, stretch your arms forward, parallel to the floor and each other :: Shift your weight into …

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#LetTheYogiBe: In Defense of Yoga Selfies

Any yogi with an Instagram knows that social media has become a place to share yoga inspiration and her practice. But the question remains: are these photos empowering or sexualizing the ancient practice? Last week, we republished the article ‘I …

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Watch | Short & Simple Energizing Yoga Flow

I invite you to join me for this very short online yoga flow class. I cover sun salutes, warrior 2, reverse warrior, triangle pose, camel pose and more in just about two-and-a-half minutes. This is a great practice to open …

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How to Spot Relationship Red-Flags

Sometimes we get so wrapped up in the excitement of something new, we lose sight of what’s best and healthy for our lives. This can mean overdoing it with an exercise regimen or diet, it can mean missing important details …

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Meditation: It’s Even Better than Drugs

Meditation: it works! Or so ABC news anchor and reporter, Dan Harris, says as he talks about his new book, 10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self Help That …

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YOGANONYMOUS 2014 Essential Year End Yoga Retreat Guide

Summer is over; we’re already feeling our muscles tensing and our breath shortening. You know what that means, it’s time for a yoga retreat! If you need an extra dose of vitamin D or you’re looking to spend some more …

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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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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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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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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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