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Behind the Line: Get to Know Nina B. Roze

Interview with Nina Berenboym, founder of Nina B. Roze. 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 …

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21 Things Nobody Tells You About Depression

With the recent and apparent suicide of beloved actor Robin Williams, it seems depression is making headlines—as it should have been and should be. Mental illness effects a large percentage of the world’s population. It is high time that the …

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Soybu to Launch Menswear Line

Yoga dudes, Soybu will soon have you covered. Denver based active wear company, Soybu, is known for its durable technical apparel that easily transitions from studio to street. Their new men’s line will be available through select national retailers and …

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The Yoga of Recovery: Hitting Rock Bottom

How many of us (yes, me included) have stepped on to the mat and thought, today, I am here to tighten it all up? Stretch this, firm that, lift this, surrender that, and all the while the real bottom that …

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The Chemistry of Kissing

Is it in his eyes? Oh no! You’ll be deceived! Is it in his sighs? Oh no! He’ll make believe! If you want to know if he loves you so It’s in his kiss That’s where it is Oh, the …

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YOGASMOGA Releases New Proprietary Fabric Technology: AIRH™

YOGASMOGA, the designer, manufacturer and retailer of Yoga-inspired athletic apparel and accessories, has announced the release of its latest proprietary fabric technology — AIRH™, available for purchase exclusively at www.YOGASMOGA.com. Building on the core proprietary fabric technology platform developed by …

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Floating Leaf Eco-Retreat: Asia’s Best New Retreat Center

Its been open less than a year but a little eco-retreat in Bali is generating big buzz, and for good reason. It’s the perfect place to take your retreat group. Floating Leaf Eco-Retreat on Bali’s South-East coast is being heralded …

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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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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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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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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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