Archive for March 2012

The key trick to staying healthy we ALWAYS forget.

As an avid yoga practitioner, I’ve been very aware of my body’s “health” since a very young age. I think I may have been the only child alive who actually paid attention in 5th grade health and who felt guilty feeding my dog broccoli (especially when he refused to eat it, because then I would... Read more »

10 Reasons It Sucks To Be A Twenty-Something, BUT...

10 Reasons It Sucks To Be A Twenty-Something, BUT...
1. You miss college. Anyone who was lucky enough to attend college has learned at least one thing: how lucky they were to attend college. I know that describing my college years as “the best years of my life” sounds cliché, but clichés exist for a reason. When there aren’t enough words in the English... Read more »

Top 8 Most Awkward Yoga Moments

Top 8 Most Awkward Yoga Moments
The yoga spiel, if you will, is one with which I am very familiar. It’s your time, your practice, and all that. But sometimes, despite even our most valiant efforts to block out the rest of the world and the thoughts that come with it, things happen in yoga class that readily flood our consciousness... Read more »
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Why Savasana is the Most Important Yoga Pose.

Why Savasana is the Most Important Yoga Pose.
I have a huge love-hate relationship with Savasana (“corpse pose” for the unfamiliar). Obviously, I love the lying down part, but something about actually relaxing is incredibly difficult for me. I’m not sure if other people feel this way, or maybe they just don’t realize they do, but I know that as soon as it’s... Read more »

Just Breathe.

Just Breathe.
Plain and simply, breath is life. We begin our life with an inhale and end it with a final exhale. Thus, instead of measuring a life by days or years, it’s conceivable to think of a lifespan as a compilation of breaths – accumulating faster or slower depending on what we’re doing or going through.... Read more »

The Real Power of Positive Thought - Mind Blowing.

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Dr. Masaru Emoto has become considerably famous over the years through his ground-breaking and often controversial studies on water crystals. All I ask from you is to watch this video with an open mind and thoughtful consideration of what these images can mean for human existence. In this video, you’ll find images of Emoto’s experiments... Read more »
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Kathryn Budig's Interview on Body Image and Yoga

This is such a complex idea, and I think Kathryn sums it up perfectly. No matter what the media portrays and the public assumes to be the perfect “yoga body,” amazing yogis come in all different shapes, sizes, and ages. Though this may sound incredibly cliché, and I’m sure your more skeptical sides are rolling... Read more »