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YOGANONYMOUS Weekend Picks | August 1 – 3

What’s good sun-saluters? Welcome to the first weekend picks edition of August 2014. We can’t believe how fast time has flown this summer, but there’s still plenty of it to enjoy, and lots of yoga to look forward to! On …

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15 Things to Cross Off Your List Before the Summer is Over

Summer, a season is filled with longer days and shorter nights, abundance of fresh produce, and happy vibes. It is also a perfect time to celebrate the sun, our life force. The sun unconditionally supports and sustains life on Earth. …

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Behind the Line: Get to Know LVR Yoga Clothing

Interview with Anastasia Mazula, Co-Founder & Sales Director 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 behind …

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I Went to a Yoga Class for Stoners

Yoga and weed go together like kale and coconut oil. Naturally, we got pretty excited about this article posted on VICE about a Los Angeles yoga class called 420 Yoga: Since I moved to Los Angeles, I’ve made every effort …

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George Harrison Memorial Tree Killed by Actual Beetles

The irony is uncanny. George Harrison‘s memorial tree was killed by beetles. via SPIN A tree planted to honor of the memory of the Beatles songwriter George Harrison has been killed by actual beetles. As the Los Angeles Times reports, …

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How to Know When You’ve Found ‘The One’

A Note from the Author: “The One” can be a he or a she; but to keep my brain from spinning, I’ve written from my personal experience. My “One” happens to be a mister. The One — an elusive, dangerous …

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Yoga Rocks the Park: Free Downloadable Playlist

If I were to come up with a short list of things I love it would be yoga, music, spending time in nature and connecting with my community. Thankfully the folks over at Yoga Rocks the Park love the same things, …

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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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