Inspiring a Love for Veggies
Are you one of the millions of parents that have to bribe your kids to eat veggies? Getting your kid to eat green things can be impossible or easy, depending...
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Balance Prana and Apana
As we slip into summer—with its longer and lighter days—you will need more stamina to keep up all day long. There are ways to increase your energy to keep up. . .
Find Balance in Asana
You know that there is a delicate balance between challenging yourself and taking it easy. Spending too many hours working at the office can cause stress and fatigue...
What Does Your Soul Want to Eat?
Think for a moment of a food from your past, one that makes you feel great after you eat it for no specific reason.
Inspect Before You React
Wise sages have said that to be truly free, you have to be “dead to this life.” How does that work? How can you die while still alive?
Connecting Through Relationships
Many of us have had the feeling, at some point in our lives, that we just wanted to get away from everyone and be alone. Yet the relationships around us help to define who we are.
Ayurvedic Sleep Tips
With so many technological distractions and a culture of over-stimulation, sometimes our nervous systems just can't calm down.
Your Inner Culture
Ancient cultures recognized that many diseases begins in the colon and developed different ways to keep the colon healthy...
Be Kind to Your Feet
Think of the miles and miles your wonderful feet have taken you all these years, and usually without any complaints.
The Flow of Life
Breathing is the first thing we do when we come into life and the last thing we do upon leaving it. In between...
Ease into Elevation
This dynamic back bend brings an enormous sense of exhilaration that evokes the freedom we experienced as kids. On a physical level, Wheel is a yoga super-pose!
Clarify for Contentment
Sit down in a quiet place and tune into yourself, specifically bringing your attention to the stress in your life. Notice how it makes you feel and ask yourself. . .
Honey, I'm Home
If an apple a day keeps the doctor away and a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, then raw honey is a blissfully sweet preventative miracle!
A Yogi's Perspective on Death
It is said that in order to live fully, you must know how to die. Your entire life is a living preparation for death.
Is your digestion as good as it could be? According to Ayurveda, the physical root of all disease is improper digestion.
Turmeric has been recognized by yogis and Ayurvedic healers since ancient times for its many healing properties. Grown mainly in India, turmeric is a close cousin to ginger root.
Big Leg Swings
When you are healthy, your body is both flexible and strong. The core area of your lower back and belly (or ‘hara’) should be strong, but not rigid. . .
And What is Kundalini, Anyway?
People are often afraid to try yoga, and no wonder. Yoga magazines and books are filled with images of rubber-bodied yogis in acrobatic twists...
Yoga & Pilates for Winter Sports
Many of us may notice that during the winter our shoulders feel tighter than they do in the summer, particularly along the top and front areas.
Avoid the Achoos!
Homeopathy has a long history of use in fighting the flu. Historically, homeopathy developed its greatest popularity in the 19th century...
Understand Your Partner's Perspective
According to the ancient yogis, the difference between men and women goes way beyond biology. While exceptions exist, men and women think differently...
Do it Gingerly
Ginger promotes health and healing in many ways, according to Ayurvedic and Chinese herbalists. It strengthens the nervous and immune systems, restores sexual energy, helps with bronchial problems...
A Gift for Any Season
Why yoga for children? Twenty-five years ago, that question was most likely asked about martial arts. Now there are classes for children at martial arts studios around every corner.
Beat the Holiday Sugar Urge
Over the holidays it’s easy to fall into the trap of refined sugar and starches. It’s not always easy to switch gears...
Downward Facing Dog Pose
Also known as Kundalini Triangle Pose, Down-dog strengthens the legs, reduces stiffness in the heels, ankles and shoulders. It improves the overall flexibility...
Your Inner Child is Speaking
Energies can get stuck. Our emotions can get out of balance. What do we do then? Maybe there is a little voice inside us that is asking for more, asking if it's okay to do something else...
Let Your Life Soar
Want to lighten up, heal your heart, enjoy the people around you and have things work out well—even magically? Just try this amazing experiment.
Chores for Vitality
Our lives lend us to exercise. There are plenty of physical activities that call out to us every day, but we often find loopholes to avoid them, seeing them as weighty obligations,...
The Yogi's Secret Ingredient
Have you ever noticed that even when the freshest ingredients are used in cooking and the recipe is followed perfectly, sometimes, somehow that dish doesn’t come out quite right?
Defining Your Blocks
Believe it or not, people have been having trouble doing yoga for hundreds of years. There are many conceivable reasons to slow down, but when yoga is adopted as a practice...
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