Laura-Beth Power teaches classes with adoptable kittens.
Goats. Yoga. And the Niagara region. What’s not to like?
"There are so many POC teachers who just don't get the opportunity," says the yoga instructor and Instagram influencer.
Yoga teacher Jessamyn Stanley discusses how to be mindful of cultural appropriation.
Being a yoga teacher and practitioner doesn't always blend well with being an Instagram star.
Body-positive activist Jessamyn Stanley on her journey to self-acceptance.
Happy International Yoga Day!
Three easy exercises that will help build strength and fight pain in the knee.
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A few simple yoga poses to help you reach that shuteye.
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Practicing outdoors made us feel more connected to our body and mind. Inhaling salty air, with sand on our feet and hands connected us to the earth. The sound of the waves in our ears and the rays of the sun over our eyes made us more present than a confined space with four walls can.
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You'll want to grab your mat ASAP.
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4 simple ingredients. That's it!
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Identity politics, long well entrenched in the liberal arts circles of academia, have seemingly broken out of the confines of campus debates and critical theory textbooks, and emerged into the mainstream, suddenly becoming a heated theme in the media.
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Self-awareness is the starting point for self-improvement. The more you pay attention to how you operate, the faster you'll understand why you do the things you do and how it impacts your life. It's the difference between sleepwalking your way through existence and peeling back the veil of who you truly are and beginning to grow into who you can be.
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Ohio has been making headlines recently. I was in town last month for my very first time and I can't believe how little publicity Columbus is getting, lifestyle-wise. Columbus, Ohio is a college town...
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It’s time to get up and get moving!
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New research gives advice on how to stay safe before you try downward dog.
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At times like these, whether our hearts are heavy with the weight of the world or we are fearfully facing our own personal troubles, it's of utmost importance to connect; connect with each other, connect with the earth, connect with ourselves.
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Yes, your sweaty, moist yoga mat is a brilliant breeding ground for all manner of bacteria, viruses and fungi. Not only can bacteria lead to bad smells that will zing your zen, it may even give you an infection.
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Like mother, like daughter.
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Vinyasa yoga is one of the most practiced styles worldwide according to a survey by the Yoga Journal, it is the most popular style amongst yogis. So, why is it that there seems to be some confusion about what vinyasa is? Is it a style? A sequence? Or is it just a technique?
Did you know that according to a survey, 88% of the people who have done yoga think their happiness level increased at least a little bit? I agree; after trying this experience I felt really good, that's why I want to share these 15 reasons for more people to do so.
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Did we mention there's beer involved?
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I'm going to share a secret with you: most of your yoga teachers don't do yoga because they are naturally happy, benevolent, and grounded. They are teachers because they also need the practice.
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It's not only back pain we're talking about.
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Guilt and regret are the ugly Hyde to the Jekyll of sobriety, even years in. With new awareness, we relive past experiences---or in many cases bemoan what might have been. Pain and sorrow previously numbed by a drug or drink of choice is glaringly present, and strikes unpredictably---in the midst of a family gathering; alone, late at night; smack in the middle of an important work presentation, or during a particularly deep yoga class.
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It's a good time to try something new!
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Have you ever noticed that people who are active or play sports always seem to be able to do more things -- they just appear to enjoy life more than their sedentary, unfit counterparts. They are able to move their body with more ease and generally have no problem carrying out normal activities of daily living.
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"In native culture you look at the whole person, you don’t compartmentalize their mental health and physical health."
An emerging trend removes the separation between human and dog in a practice termed "doga," where dogs are welcome to engage in yoga with their two-legged companions. Let's have a look at some of the health benefits of attending doga sessions with your dog.