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7 Steps to Practice Radical Body Love in 2015

It’s a new year, and I am here to tell you that you don’t have to spend one more day unable to look in the mirror. The days of feeling disempowered and like you hate the body you’re in are …

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Yoga Predicted to be a Top Fitness Trend of 2015

The American College of Sports Medicine announced its prediction for the top 10 fitness trends of 2015 and it seems like the nation is going to begin to practice more Downward-Facing Dogs and Chaturangas. via TheNorthWestern.com: The results were released in …

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My Yoga on Gaiam TV: Commit to You 21-Day Challenge

Let’s face it: New Year’s resolutions don’t stick. Now a commitment–that’s a different story. We take commitments seriously. For the New Year season, My Yoga on Gaiam TV has designed an exclusive 21-Day Commit to You online yoga challenge. What does that …

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Infographic | How Yoga Improves Your Running

Runners — listen up. Adding yoga to your fitness routine can change your running — for the better. Check out these poses for runners: Runners, weigh in! Has yoga improved your running?

BaliSpirit Festival Teacher Spotlight: Amanda Koh

BaliSpirit Festival Teacher Spotlight: Amanda Koh

The 8th annual BaliSpirit Festival, a Global Celebration of Yoga, Dance & Music will be taking place March 31 until April 5, 2015. Offering rejuvenation and inspiration to all who enter its tropical grounds, the festival invites some of the world’s …

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Watch | The Grinch Tries Yoga

Ever wonder what would happen if the Grinch made it to his mat? Well the wait is over. Happy Holidays from YOGANONYMOUS!

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Watch | Start Small to Achieve Big in 2015

The holidays are here and while a little overindulgence never killed anyone, it’s about time for us to start small to achieve our big 2015 goals. Start small to achieve big in 2015: 1. Set small goals for big changes, both …

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Top 10 Gifts for the Yogis in Your Life

The tender holiday season is upon us, and the mad gift purchasing dash is in full effect. If you’re buying for the yogi in your life who seems to have the best mat to the most fabulous stretchy clothes, then …

Tackle Holiday Stress With Your Love

Tackle Holiday Stress With Your Love

The holidays are supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year, but it can also be one of the most stressful times of the year. Combine the individual stress of the holidays with the stress a loved one …

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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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6 Mistakes You Might Be Making On Your Yoga Mat

Yoga is supposed to be all about serenity and bliss, but there’s no way you’ll feel relaxed and at peace with the world if you’re making these major no-nos on the mat. Not connecting breath with movements: For every movement …

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Recipe | Winter is Coming: Agni Soup to The Rescue!

    Winter is Coming… And more than just a gratuitous Game of Thrones reference, winter is quickly approaching, bringing with it an assortment of bugs, colds, sniffles, chills, aches, and the flu. Whenever I feel run-down, or when any sickness is …

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Sanskrit, Say What? | Shanti

Word of the Week: Shanti (shan-tee) What it Means: Wikipedia: Shanti, Santhi or Shanthi (from Sanskrit शान्तिः śāntiḥ) means peace, rest, calmness, tranquility, or bliss. The poet T.S. Eliot, in his poem The Waste Land (where he spelled it Shantih) …

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Creating Community Through…Hashtags?

Yoga is about breath. Yoga is about movement. Yoga is about looking inward… but it seems lately that yoga has also started to be about looking screenward. Facebook, Twitter and Instagram draw us into the virtual world of looking down. …

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5 Yoga Poses For Better Posture

Sitting hunched over at your desk all day can lead to a curved spine, but combating that pull with these yoga poses will help you straighten up. Who knows? You may even gain an inch. Mountain Pose If you haven’t …

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What’s Your Sign? | Your Horoscope For This Week

Hey Tauruses this is your week for a meant-to-be partnership, Geminis—slow and steady wins the race, Cancers, love is in the air and it’s thick—The One is coming your way. Check out what the stars have in store for you …

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Save Money: How to Make Your Own Yoga Props

It’s easy to assume yoga is expensive. Classes may set you back 20 bucks each; $90 stretch pants may tempt you; and the cost of all that equipment—mats, rolls, bolsters, straps, eye masks—may resurface the very stress you calmed in …

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